Brief Dynamic Therapy

Brief Dynamic Therapy

January 5, 2014

In Brief Dynamic Therapy, Hanna Levenson discusses the history, theory, and practice of this approach. Brief dynamic therapy is a time-efficient treatment in which the therapist maintains a focus on specific client issues and goals, all within a basic psychodynamic conceptual framework. Many different approaches fit this general definition, but each shares the brief dynamic […]

Existential-Humanistic Therapy

Existential-Humanistic Therapy

January 5, 2014

In Existential Humanistic Therapy, Kirk J. Schneider and Orah T. Krug discuss the history, theory, and practice of this distinctly American expression of existential therapy. Existential humanistic therapy welds the European existential philosophical heritage of self-inquiry, struggle, and responsibility with the American tradition of spontaneity, optimism, and practicality. Contrary to its common reputation as a […]

Schopenhauer Quote

Confusing & Difficult but Worth It

January 4, 2014

When I consider all of the times I’ve thought “Gee, must be nice” or “Sure, if I had your luck I could succeed too” I am reminded of the times these thoughts have come from others when considering my own good fortunes. Without a doubt, my good fortunes have come from hard work, at times […]

Shopenhauer Cure

The Schopenhauer Cure

January 4, 2014

Suddenly confronted with his own mortality after a routine checkup, eminent psychotherapist Julius Hertzfeld is forced to reexamine his life and work — and seeks out Philip Slate, a sex addict whom he failed to help some twenty years earlier. Yet Philip claims to be cured — miraculously transformed by the pessimistic teachings of German […]

Group Psychotherapy

The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy

January 2, 2014

In this completely revised and updated fifth edition of group psychotherapy’s standard text, Dr. Yalom and his collaborator present the most recent developments in the field, drawing on nearly a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise. Among the significant new topics: Online therapy Specialized groups Ethnocultural diversity Trauma […]