Articles Tagged "psychotherapy"

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May 19, 2024

It was in 2017 when I started to teach English to a group of refugees in the UK and became aware of the immense difficulties they faced in their lives. Many of them openly discussed the dangerous journeys they undertook to arrive in the UK. Several of these individuals had experienced or witnessed their boats […]

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Apr 8, 2024

The Vibrant Public Policy Process The public policy/legislative process is anything but static.  It continues to evolve, reflecting subtle societal changes that many of our colleagues do not appreciate.  Former APA President Ron Fox used to remind those of us interested in prescriptive authority (RxP) that visionary Ohio academic leaders were nursing’s critical RxP catalyst.  […]

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In this introductory article we provide a brief overview of what Deliberate Practice is and why it matters for psychotherapists. We then present the Sentio Supervision Model, a 7-step Deliberate Practice supervision approach developed by the Sentio Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program that helps trainers integrate comprehensive skill building into clinical supervision. What is […]

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Jan 24, 2024

It was one of those mornings after a long wedding weekend. I was happy and excited to meet my therapist and tell her about the fun and exciting events that took place. At that point of my life, waking up happy was a rare experience for me.  This was just a month into the start […]

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Jan 16, 2024

At the end of 2023, Alex Siegel, Director of Professional Affairs, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, reported that there were 40 jurisdictions (39 effective), out of a total of 55 states and territories, which had adopted and were part of the PSYPACT Commission.  The Psychological Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) allows for increased access of […]

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Oct 27, 2023

In this article, I will argue that quantitative evidence is not very useful to the practicing psychotherapist and instead most day-to-day clinical decisions are based on unsystematic qualitative evidence. I imagine this argument will be obvious to some in clinical practice and considered blasphemy against clinical science for others. It is a realization I have […]

Marvin Goldfried, PhD, Stony Brook University Allen Frances, MD, Duke University Producer: Alan Kian, MA, York University Marvin Goldfried is a distinguished professor of psychology at Stony Brook University, where he helped to develop the graduate program in clinical psychology—he is the cofounder of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration. Allen Frances is […]

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We were just teenagers when Earth Day first came about on April 22, 1970. We remember the special celebrations and visions of hope. Fast forwarding to over 50 years later in April 2023, the frightening climate-related nightmares envisioned in the 1970’s, have become our current reality. In most countries, factories are no longer allowed to […]

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Apr 18, 2023

This video is an interview with a Certified Eco-therapist, Lezlie Scaliatine. She explores her personal experience during the wildfires of 2017 in California. Dr. Scaliatine also provides a useful starting point for therapists wanting to incorporate issues related to climate change in their work. +260

Psychotherapists strive to provide their clients with the best treatment possible, something highly dependent on our ability to achieve high standards of competence. An important aspect of one’s clinical competence that has received increasing attention in recent years is multicultural competence. It is recognized that a psychotherapist cannot be clinically competent without being multicultural competent […]