Awakening the Playful Self

A Depressed Client Rediscovers Connection

Most therapies are missing out on a fundamental tool for healing when they ignore the power of feeling playful embodiment with others. To help our clients grow... Read more

Clinician's Quandary February 17, 2022

Andrew has started showing symptoms of OCD. He’s struggled with anxiety for a while, but the pandemic seems to have been a tipping point for him. His... Read more

Open Book January 7, 2022

Suicide as a State of Being

One Man's Ongoing Struggle

A new memoir from celebrated writer Donald Antrim reflects on the nature of suicide. Read more

Bottom-Up Gratitude

An AEDP Approach

A core tenet of AEDP teaches us that humans have a built-in, primitive drive to seek out healing attachment, that if something inside us feels wrong, we move... Read more

Nine Simple Interventions for Depression

During COVID-19 and All Challenging Times

During COVID-19 and all challenging times, these simple sensorimotor interventions for depression can be easily adapted for teletherapy. Read more

Point of View May 1, 2020

Listening to Suicidal Clients

How to Get Beyond our Fears

A suicidologist opens up about her personal struggles and what actually helps when working with suicidal clients. Read more

Nine Simple Interventions for Depression

Help for Challenging Times

Here are some simple Sensorimotor Psychotherapy interventions that can help those who are feeling depressed and alone. Read more

A Need for Speed?

How Therapists Can Meet a Growing Demand

The push in popular culture to raise awareness about mental health means more and more people are seeking help. With resources limited, often where they’re... Read more

The Medication Question

Do We Still Need Therapy?

Americans have a history of valuing quick-fix solutions to difficult problems. But the simplistic psychopharmacological approach to depressive disorders... Read more

Family Matters October 28, 2019

The Family Album

Growing Up in the Shadow of Depression

A troubled father casts a mysterious shadow over a little girl’s world. Read more