Psychotherapy Networker

Covers articles on the everyday challenges of clinical practice, while offering perspective on the social issues, critical ideas, and therapeutic innovations shaping the direction of the psychotherapy profession.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 2, March/April

A Networker Mosaic: A Brief History of Psychotherapy, 1982-2012
A Networker Mosaic A brief history of psychotherapy, 1982-2012 For three decades, this front-of-the-book section--first called Around the Network, then Network Briefs, and later Clinician's Digest--has camped out on psychotherapy's frontline, providing...
Case Study, from Certainty to Uncertainty: Using NLP to Help a Panicked Client
Case Study From Certainty to UncertaintyUsing NLP to Help a Panicked Client By Steve Andreas"People don't come to therapy for explanations; they come for experience." Frieda Fromm-ReichmannWe've all seen clients who suffer from debilitating and obstructive...
Family Matters, Recovering Together: An Ailing Mother Comes to the Aid of Her Son
Family Matters Recovering TogetherAn ailing mother comes to the aid of her sonBy Roberta Rachel Omin"I have a 'mother' concern, Dr. Bromberg."My oncologist and I were sitting in her office at the Breast Center of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital, where...
In Consultation, A Buddhist Approach to Low Self-Esteem: Teaching Self-Compassion in the Consulting Room
In Consultation A Buddhist Approach to Low Self-EsteemTeaching Self-Compassion in the Consulting Room By Tim DesmondQ: I'm working with a client who suffers from low self-esteem, and I feel like I've tried everything. Are there any Buddhist practices...
Is Psychotherapy Getting Better?: A Progress Report on the Science-And Art-Of Our Profession
Is Psychotherapy Getting Better? A Progress Report on the Science--and Art--of Our ProfessionBy Diane ColeThis article's title poses a challenging question, to be sure--one filled with ambiguity and open to multiple answers. Getting better than what?...
Point of View, Igniting Excellence: Top Performers Are Made, Not Born
Point of View Igniting ExcellenceTop performers are made, not born By Ryan HowesMany of us know people who are seemingly blessed with an innate ability--a "natural" athlete, the musician who has "the gift" for an instrument, or the neighbor born with...
Psychotherapy's Great Debates: Assessing the State of the Art 2012
Psychotherapy's Great Debates Assessing the State of the Art 2012Last fall, for the first time, the Networker held a two-week virtual conference called "State of the Art." The idea was to collect together the most provocative articles, inspiring Symposium...
Still Crazy after All These Years?: A Look at 30 Years of the Networker
Still Crazy After All These Years? A Look at 30 Years of the NetworkerBy Richard SimonLooking today at the cover of the first issue of this magazine from January 1982--when the magazine was called The Family Therapy NetWorker--is a little like unearthing...