Issues & Developments

Tracking the evolution of our field
Video February 15, 2024

Using AI to Be Better Therapists

A Conversation with Heather Hessel

Will people really turn to a human if a “humanly enough” chatbot is available? What if human-to-human therapy becomes accessible only to a privileged few? Read more

Video February 8, 2024

AI in Therapy

A Conversation with Matthias Barker

What happens when AI enters the therapy room? Therapist influencer Matthias Barker chats with Networker editor in chief Livia Kent. Read more

Article January 4, 2024

This issue explores our work as therapists in the shadow of AI as well as how professional and personal lives collide. Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Ready or Not, AI Is Here

What If Therapy Bots Become Too Good?

A clinician on the precipice of launching his own AI therapy bot—HIPAA-compliant, infused with personal warmth, and based on thousands of hours of therapy... Read more

Article January 3, 2024

The Bot Will See You Now

My Illuminating Chat with Pi

When it comes down to it, what do human therapists really have over artificially intelligent ones? Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Turning the Spotlight on Brainspotting

Did an Unexpected Discovery Reveal a Quicker Path to Healing?

A look at the rise, mysteries, and controversies of Brainspotting, David Grand’s popular trauma-processing technique. Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Are ACEs as Determinative as We Think?

Two Trauma Experts on Connection, Community, and the Tyranny of Diagnosis

Two leading trauma experts discuss the power of enduring relational work and how our current medical model creates a moral injury for therapists. Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Is the Soul of Therapy For Sale?

When Private Equity Infiltrates Our Practice

Big business and private investment firms have turned their attention to our field, and they’re not above poaching clients, underpaying clinicians, and... Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Can AI Make Us Better Therapists?

Using New Technology for Supervision

AI is already being used to create treatment plans, track client change, and detect empathy. How else could it help therapists? Read more

Article November 3, 2023

Editor's Note: November/December 2023

Practical Advice for New Therapists

A recent survey shows that fewer than half of people who graduate from therapy training programs ever make it to licensure. Why are so many emerging therapists... Read more

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