Professional Development

Building a practice and deepening your profession
Article May 7, 2024

Peter Levine on Going Beyond Talk Therapy to Heal Trauma

Using Somatic Experiencing® to Tap into the Unspoken Voice of Our Bodies

Learning how to tune into the subtle shifts that are going on inside us all the time can open us to a wholeness that I call the Authentic Self. Read more

Article May 1, 2024

How Psychedelic Therapy Will Change Your Practice

Bessel van der Kolk & Monnica Williams on the Future of Trauma Healing

Bessel van der Kolk and Monnica Williams, two prominent trauma researchers, weigh in on what the field should be talking about now that psychedelic-assisted... Read more

Article May 1, 2024

Experiments In Being Someone Else

Can Fixed-Role Therapy Get Clients Unstuck?

Trying on different personas can help clients step outside of their comfort zones and challenge their assumptions about themselves, others, and the world. Read more

Article February 6, 2024

So, You Want to be a Couples Therapist?

Getting Started in Couples Counseling

An experienced clinician shares how emerging therapists can get started in couples therapy. Read more

Article January 17, 2024

Janina Fisher explores how to help your clients heal the parts of self-hatred and treat attachment trauma. 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

Saying Goodbye to Work You Love

How Do Therapists Know When It's Time to Retire?

The uniqueness of a psychotherapist’s job can make it hard to let go of. 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

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

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