Articles & Interviews
by Melissa Groman
One therapist's good, hard look at the question of negotiating therapy fees with clients.
by Keely Kolmes
Dr. Kolmes offers firsthand insights into the uses of social media as a professional tool.
by John A. Martin
Dr. Martin shares his reasons for leaving the insurance game.
by Dennis Palumbo
An entertaining look behind the the scenes of the entertainment industry.
by Louis A. Perrott
"Today's most enterprising therapists are realizing that the most promising opportunities for new business lie outside of the healthcare system."
by Ann Steiner
What happens when a therapist becomes ill or dies? Dr. Steiner provides a valuable blueprint for therapists to prepare for unexpected absence and termination.
by Nancy Fishman, PhD and Jeffrey Kottler, PhD
Empathy and compassion generally serve us well with our clients, but aren't necessarily the skills we need to navigate the world of running a practice. This story, excerpted from Duped: Lies and Deception in Psychotherapy serves as a cautionary tale.
by Tracy A. Knight
Reflections on the client's capacity for change, including a case study of a successful single-session therapeutic intervention.
by Tony Rousmaniere
One beginning therapist shares his success with the Session Rating Scale in improving his practice.
by Lisa Mitchell
A therapist reflects upon the dark side of the profession—stress, anxiety, and burnout—and offers helpful insights as well as activities for combating these negative states using professional community building and art making.
by Marian Joyce*
A psychologist describes the trauma of losing a patient to suicide.
by Michael Sussman
Former psychotherapist Michael Sussman discusses the perils of psychotherapy practice and the wisdom of knowing when to quit.
by Gary Greenberg
In this excerpt from his best-selling exposé, The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry, psychotherapist Gary Greenberg pulls back the curtain on the DSM's surprising evolution and deconstructs the very notion of "diagnosing" our clients.
Dr. Michael Lambert's groundbreaking work on tracking client outcomes has revealed a huge blindspot for psychotherapists: We don't notice when our patients are getting worse. But he's got the solution if you're willing to try something new.
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Scott Miller, expert researcher on what makes a good therapist, breaks down the difference between the masters and the rest of us.
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Psychotherapist and business coach Lynn Grodski describes the challenges that many clinicians face in private practice, and the necessary steps to building a flourishing business.