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.


Vol. 36, No. 1, January/February

Brain-Based Parenting: What Neuroscience Is Teaching Us about Connecting with Our Kids
Brain-Based Parenting What Neuroscience is Teaching Us About Connecting With Our KidsBy Jonathan Baylin and Daniel HughesWe're two aging therapists who've worked with abused children and adolescents for many years and are keenly interested in the neurobiology...
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Vol. 34, No. 6, November/December

It Takes a Community: Therapy-as-Usual Can't Serve the Needs of Our Returning Troops
It Takes a Community Therapy-as-usual can't serve the needs of our returning troops By Laurie Leitch and Elaine Miller-KarasThe debate about our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has raged for a decade, but no one disputes one fact: as a result of...
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Vol. 34, No. 5, September/October

Point of View, Embracing Life, Facing Death: An Interview with Irvin Yalom
POINT OF VIEW By Ryan HowesEmbracing Life, Facing Death An interview with Irvin YalomThroughout his long career, Irvin Yalom, psychotherapy's most prominent practitioner of Existential Psychotherapy, has argued that most therapists don't go nearly deep...
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Vol. 33, No. 4, July/August

Carrying the Hope: Parenting a Child with Asperger's
Carrying the Hope Parenting a child with Asperger's by Alexandra Solomon "Mom, you have to come and look at my poop!" Brian yells, running back into the office where Fran, his therapist, and I are patiently awaiting his return. His blue eyes are shining,...
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Vol. 32, No. 5, September/October

Case Studies,The Healing Power of Play: Helping the Traumatized Child Find Safety Againê
Case Studies By David CrenshawThe Healing Power of Play Helping the traumatized child find safety again Play is the natural way that young children discharge the tensions of their daily lives. When children are picked on at school, they may come home...
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Vol. 29, No. 1, January/February

Who Am I, Who Are You?: The Marvel and Mystery of Human Uniqueness
Who Am I, Who Are You?The Marvel and Mystery of  human uniqueness By Diane Ackerman What characterizes our human personality? How would an alien describe the ways of humans? Sometimes our science fiction (and our science ignorance) scares us with the...
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Vol. 28, No. 2, March/April

On Being Sane in Insane Places
On Being Sane in Insane Placesby Lauren SlaterIt was 1972. Spiro Agnew had just resigned. Thomas Szasz had written The Myth of Mental Illness. R. D. Laing had challenged psychiatrists to rethink schizophrenia as a form of possible poetry. Only recently,...
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Vol. 25, No. 6, November/December

From Crucible to Community: Renewal in the Midst of Calamity
Two days after the World Trade Center towers collapsed, a group of us at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP) began organizing emergency counseling for a company that had been decimated by the attack. The institute is a not-for-profit...
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