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Putting the Pieces Together: Janina Fisher's perspective on the history of trauma treatment

Janina Fisher, Ph.D. • 6/5/2015 • 3 Comments

Twenty-five years ago, who would have thought that the experience of joy had a place in trauma treatment? We began with the belief that excavating dark and unspeakable horrors would set trauma survivors free. But in this new age of trauma treatment, we aim to help our clients find the light-or at least to find their bodies, their resources, and their resilience.

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Therapy Tools for the Novice Couples Counselor

William Doherty, Ph.D. • 6/3/2015 • No Comments

From a consumer’s point of view, going in for couples therapy is like having your broken leg set by a doctor who skipped orthopedics in medical school.

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We Agree - Yoga for Your Patients is Just Plain Dumb

PESIinc • 5/29/2015 • 12 Comments

You've suggested. You've coaxed. You've helped your patients to understand the benefits. We know your patients may be full of resistance, and you know what? We feel your frustration.

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There are thousands of victims. Will you help them heal?

Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D. • 5/25/2015 • No Comments

A message from Bessel van der Kolk.

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Are you ready to start a group practice?

Joe Bavonese, Ph.D. • 5/22/2015 • No Comments

You’re a successful therapist, and it’s taken years to build up your practice to this point. But what now? There’s only one of you and only so many hours in a day to see clients. If you have the enviable problem of too many clients, adopting a group-practice model could be a good career move.

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It's Just a Little Crush: When client relationships lean romantic.

Mary Jo Barrett, MSW • 5/19/2015 • No Comments

When a client ruffles your feathers in all the right ways, how you respond determines your ethical standing. Here's one therapist's confession...

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SongwritingWith:Soldiers—Rebuilding lives shattered by PTSD

PESIinc • 5/13/2015 • 1 Comment

Flashbacks, nightmares, intrusive thoughts...lingering symptoms that plague combat veterans struggling with PTSD. Now there is an innovative treatment for those looking to heal. Check it out...

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Stop Reinforcing Shame with this Body Posture

Janina Fisher, Ph.D. • 5/6/2015 • 15 Comments

If you're going to get any joy out of being depressed, you've got to stand like this...

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: A free technique to implement today.

Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW • 5/1/2015 • 1 Comment

Can a raisin transform your life? It’s possible. If you want to give your clients the skill to live in the present moment and help them put stress and pain behind them, take a few minutes to watch this video by MBSR expert Elana Rosenbaum.

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The Mindful Check-In: Bringing stressed clients into the present moment.

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. • 4/29/2015 • 2 Comments

Are you working with a client suffering from anxiety, PTSD, depression or any other stress-related condition? This technique can keep their mind from wandering.

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