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Duty to Warn: No One Commits a Crime Without Thinking About It First

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D. • 9/16/2015 • No Comments

When you have a client who begins to get upset and you feel that he or she may act out in session, what do you do?

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Your Patient has Harmed Themselves. Are You Covered?

PESIinc • 9/12/2015 • No Comments

What happens when a patient attempts to sue you? The first thing you can expect is the damage that occurs to your reputation by mere association. There are also potential fees that you may have to pay out of your own pocket, if you’re not covered. Learn more about liability insurance, and decide if it's right for you.

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Joining Through the Truth: Therapeutic Coaching Tests Our Assumptions

Terry Real, LICSW • 9/4/2015 • No Comments

You wouldn't dream of telling your client, "You're being such a witch to your spouse!" But maybe that's just the thing they need to hear...

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Are You Ready for the October 1 Deadline?

PESIinc • 8/28/2015 • 1 Comment

Whether the DSM-5® is a book you love to hate or hate to love, one thing is certain: beginning Oct. 1, 2105 you need to put your feelings for the DSM-5 aside and learn to live with change. Read more for some DSM-5 resources.

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You Can Heal Your Heart After Grief: Honoring Pet Loss

PESIinc • 8/26/2015 • No Comments

Pet loss is grief that is often not talked about. But the grief is real because the love is real. Grief and loss expert David Kessler invites you to take a moment to learn how you can heal your heart after a pet loss.

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Suicide Risk Assessment: A must for clients reporting TBI and Depression

Meagan Houston, Ph.D., SAP • 8/21/2015 • No Comments

Former Detroit Lions quarterback, Erik Kramer, attempted suicide by way of gunshot wound to the head. PESI speaker Meagan Houston, Ph.D., SAP, discusses how traumatic brain injury and major depressive disorder are connected and the importance of conducting a suicide risk assessment with a patient who reports a mild or severe form of TBI.

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Better-But-Believable Thoughts: An alternative to cognitive therapy

PESIinc • 8/18/2015 • 2 Comments

If you have a client with chronic worry, you've likely tried cognitive therapy. But cognitive therapy is time-consuming and complex. For a simple, quick way to nip worry in the bud, Jennifer Abel, Ph.D., suggests B3s.

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The Lazy River: An Exercise in Mindfulness

PESIinc • 8/13/2015 • 5 Comments

We all have a steady stream of thoughts and feelings. Use the simple guided imagery handout with your clients to help them learn to notice and dismiss thoughts without engaging in them.

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Shedding Light on the DSM-5®: The View from the Trenches

Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC • 8/11/2015 • 6 Comments

While the polemical debates over the new DSM have received widespread coverage, the reactions of ordinary clinicians have yet to receive much scrutiny.

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PESI, Inc. Acquires Tennessee-Based Cross Country Education

PESIinc • 8/4/2015 • No Comments

"The addition of Cross Country Education to the PESI organization will allow us to continue to grow and provide new educational offerings and experiences to the professions we serve. We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge content that connects the knowledge of our nationally—and internationally—renowned experts with the educational needs of the 250,000-plus professionals we serve each year." - Mike Conner, PESI Executive Director

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