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. 32, No. 4, July/August

Beyond the One-Way Mirror: A New Approach to Reviving Public Sector Psychotherapy
Beyond the One-Way Mirror A New Approach to Reviving Public Sector Psychotherapy By Scott Sells with Cynthia FranklinIt was my first meeting as a visiting supervisor at a local community mental health center in the Southeast. To get some background,...
Bookmarks, Rethinking the Imperatives of Gender: Has Society Become Toxic to Both Genders?
Bookmarks Rethinking the Imperatives of Gender Has society become toxic to both genders? By Richard HandlerThe Sexual Paradox: Men, Women and the Real Gender Gap Susan Pinker Scribner's. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-743-28470-7Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving...
Case Studies, Eros and Aging: Is Good Enough Sex Right for You?
Case Studies Eros and Aging Is good enough sex right for you? By Michael Metz and Barry McCarthySome 20 or 30 years ago, it was assumed that 90 percent of erectile problems were caused by psychological or relational factors. But since our culture tends...
Clinician's Digest
Clinician's digest By Garry Cooper Therapy and Global WarmingBritish psychologist Mary-Jayne Rust couldn't get anywhere with her 30-something client, who spent her leisure time with her partner drinking and taking drugs. This wasn't a problem, her client...
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July/August 2008 Vol. 32 - No. 4In the Trenches of Community Mental HealthSPECIAL FEATURE Rolling the Rock By David Dan Beset by chronic budgetary constraints, invasive regulations, and insufficient respect from society at large, community mental health...
Dear Michael: Michael White Taught Us How to Retell Our Life Stories
Dear Michael Michael White taught us how to retell our life storiesBy Stephen MadiganYou're the one who trained me to write letters to clients to underline what you called their "know-how's"--their usually taken-for-granted ability to survive all manner...
Family Matters,Turning over the Reins: A Father Learns When to Sit Silent
Family MattersTurning Over the Reins A father learns when to sit silent By Garry Cooper Almost 10 years ago, working on an article for the Psychotherapy Networker, I called up therapist Doug Mann, who used horses as cotherapists in his work with troubled...
From the Editor
From the EditorWhen I entered graduate school in something called the "Community/Clinical Psychology" program at the University of Maryland 36 years ago, I didn't know what I was getting into. I certainly hadn't been particularly drawn to community mental...
Getting It Right: In HBO's in Treatment, Art Imitates Therapy
Getting It Right In HBO's In Treatment, Art Imitates TherapyBy Molly LaytonI was into the sixth week, at five shows a week, of watching In Treatment, the HBO fictional series about a psychotherapist in the Washington, D.C., area, when one Monday morning...
In consultation,The Economics of Romance: Pre-Nups and Other Dirty Words
IN CONSULTATION By Olivia MellanThe Economics of Romance Pre-nups and other dirty wordsQ: A male client of mine who was burned by an ugly divorce is getting married again and wants a prenuptial agreement. His fiancZe is angered by his request. How can...
Life, Death, Madness: Confronting the Raw Reality of the Emergency Department
Life, Death, Madness Confronting the raw reality of the emergency department By Gary WeinsteinMy pager is a tiny sound-knife, slicing into my sleep. I sit upright, disoriented. What? What! It's Sunday, 2:30 a.m., and I'm the clinical social worker on...
Screening Room, No Country for Old Men: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Youth
Screening Room No Country for Old Men Indiana Jones and the Temple of YouthBy Frank PittmanPart of the magic of Hollywood movies is that the larger-than-life heroes and heroines up there on the screen don't age and wither and deteriorate like the rest...
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