The Written Word

From in-depth articles by masters in the field and the casual writings of your peers, to cartoons about the world of therapy.

Psychotherapy articles and interviews of master therapists from within and beyond the edges of contemporary practice.

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PhDs in Therapy

by Anastasia Piatakhina Gire
A therapist reflects on her work with PhD students doing field work abroad and the healing that can happen doing online therapy at such a vulnerable moment in people's lives.

Tony Rousmaniere on Deliberate Practice for Psychotherapists

by Victor Yalom
Psychotherapist and expert on experts, Tony Rousmaniere, explores the importance of "deliberate practice" (you know, what musicians and athletes do to master their crafts) for psychotherapists.
Earn 2.0 CE Credits

Anna Lembke on the Opioid Epidemic

by Deb Kory
Psychiatrist and addiction expert Anna Lembke discusses the sharp rise in opioid addiction and deaths, the doctors who have enabled it, and what clinicians can do to help.
Earn 1.0 CE Credits
Queer Couch for the Straight Girl
by Mark O'Connell, LCSW-R, MFA
Queer therapist, Mark O'Connell, describes therapy with a heterosexual woman client, and how claiming his queerness, rather than playing a role of "expert," helped his client create a new story for her life.