Psychiatric Diagnosis and Interviewing

Psychiatric Diagnosis and Interviewing

with Jason Buckles, Victor Yalom
In this first volume of our new series, The DSM 5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing, Jason Buckles and Victor Yalom take a nuanced and critical look at psychiatric diagnosis and the DSM-5, and then demonstrate in a step-by-step manner the components and skills necessary to do a diagnostic interview.

Part of the 4-video series: The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing


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Diagnosing PTSD, Adjustment, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Diagnosing PTSD, Adjustment, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorders

with Jason Buckles, Victor Yalom
In volume 2 of our DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing series, learn how to obtain essential diagnostic information on some of the most common disorders therapists encounter— Adjustment, Panic, Generalized Anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders—while establishing and maintaining therapeutic rapport.

Part of the 4-video series: The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing
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Diagnosing Anorexia, Schizophrenia  and Borderline Personality Disorder

Diagnosing Anorexia, Schizophrenia and Borderline Personality Disorder

with Jason Buckles, Victor Yalom
Schizophrenia, Anorexia, and Borderline Personality Disorder—difficult to treat, challenging for most clinicians and absolutely essential to diagnose accurately. In volume 4 of this series, learn the specialized skills required to gather information and establish rapport with clients struggling with these disorders.

Part of the 4-video series: The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing
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Diagnosing Depressive, Bipolar, and Alcohol Use Disorders

Diagnosing Depressive, Bipolar, and Alcohol Use Disorders

with Jason Buckles, Victor Yalom
Volume 3 of our DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing series covers diagnoses that can sometimes overlap and be hard to distinguish from one another: Depressive and persistent depressive disorders, bipolar and substance use disorders.

Part of the 4-video series: The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing
 
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The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing (4-video series)

The DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing (4-video series)

with Jason Buckles, Victor Yalom
In this first series of its kind, get a comprehensive course in the DSM-5, its uses and misuses, as well as step-by-step instructions in diagnosis and psychodiagnostic interviewing. Using vignettes of 11 different clients struggling with some of the most common diagnoses, Jason Buckles and Victor Yalom instruct viewers in the delicate balance of obtaining diagnostic information while creating a warm alliance with new clients.
Assessment & Psychological Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Assessment & Psychological Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

with Kay Redfield Jamison
Watch Kay Redfield Jamison, bestselling author of An Unquiet Mind and international expert on bipolar disorder, in this informative and intriguing interview that presents essential information on assessment and treatment of bipolar disorder in psychotherapy.
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Conducting a Mental Status Examination

Conducting a Mental Status Examination

with Brad Hagen
How do you get the essential mental status information you need from patients who mistrust your intentions? Featuring two contrasting scenarios, this video offers practical and relational tools you can use to assess patients who are difficult to engage.

Part of the 5-video series: Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers
Clinical Interviewing: Intake, Assessment & Therapeutic Alliance

Clinical Interviewing: Intake, Assessment & Therapeutic Alliance

with John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD & Rita Sommers-Flanagan, PhD
How do you do an assessment, collect historical data, develop a treatment plan and create a warm working alliance with clients all in the first session? Learn from experts John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan how to quickly create the foundation for a successful therapy and engage clients collaboratively in the treatment process.
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

with Marsha Linehan
Watch Marsha Linehan, founder of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), in action in this session with a middle-aged man with a significant personality disorder struggling with suicidal depression and anger after being left by his girlfriend. 

Part of the 3-video series: 3 Approaches to Personality Disorders
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Suicide & Self-Harm: Helping People at Risk

Suicide & Self-Harm: Helping People at Risk

with Linda Gask
Learn the critical skills necessary for assessing and helping suicidal clients in this excellent video.
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Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment Planning

Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Treatment Planning

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Watch as Drs. Timothy Bruce and Art Jongsma introduce the concepts described in-depth in our Evidence-Based Treatment Planning video series. Covering depression, social anxiety, eating disorders and more, this comprehensive series provides you with all the essentials for successful, empirically grounded treatment plans.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Anger Control Problems

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Anger Control Problems

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
How well do you understand the interventions, goals, and documentation requirements of anger management? This video takes you through the treatment-planning process with detailed overviews, clinical considerations, and case vignettes with clients needing help with anger management.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Bipolar Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Bipolar Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Ten to twenty percent of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder will commit suicide, and 75% of them will not be properly diagnosed within the first three years of treatment. With stakes this high, it’s essential to understand the complexities of Bipolar Disorder.  Learn how to build effective, evidence-based treatment plans in this indispensable video.

Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Depression

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Depression

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Learn everything you need to know about creating detailed, practical evidence-based treatment plans for depressed clients in this one-of-a-kind video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who present an overview and accompanying demonstrations of depression’s most empirically supported treatment methods.

Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Eating Disorders and Obesity

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Eating Disorders and Obesity

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and pose immense challenges to clinicians, family members and, most of all, clients. Learn how to create a clear, well-developed treatment plan to sustain your efforts and maximize your chances for a successful outcome in this comprehensive video.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Improve your grasp of evidence-based treatment planning in this video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who present a comprehensive overview of GAD along with step-by-step planning outlines, live clinical vignettes, and detailed commentary.

Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Left unchecked, the distressing symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder can condemn its sufferers to a rigid and severely diminished quality of life and without proper training, it is almost impossible for therapists to help clients with OCD overcome their symptoms. Learn the fundamentals of successful treatment in this video.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Panic Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Panic Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
What exactly is evidence-based treatment planning, and how do you do it? Find out in this comprehensive video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who present an overview, clinical vignettes, and commentary on empirically supported treatment for panic disorder.

Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Clients suffering from PTSD continue to feel the terror of traumatic events long after they’ve experienced them, and need skillful clinical support to manage the pervasive, everyday triggers they face. In this video, learn to diagnose and treat this unsettling disorder.

Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Social Anxiety Disorder

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Social Anxiety Disorder

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Social anxiety disorder is the most common anxiety disorder and one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders today, so you’re very likely to encounter clients in need of skilled, thorough treatment planning for their isolating symptoms. Learn how to build an effective, evidence-based plan in this video.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Substance Use Disorders

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Substance Use Disorders

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Addiction is one of the most challenging issues therapists face, yet so few therapists are adequately trained to work with addicts and alcoholics. Learn to build thorough evidence-based treatment plans in this video with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who offer expert instruction on a prevalent disorder.
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning: 12-Video Series

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning: 12-Video Series

with Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Whether you’re seeing clients with eating disorders, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar, depression or anger control problems, having a clear, well-developed case formulation can sustain your clinical efforts and maximize chances for a successful outcome. Learn the essentials of evidence-based treatment planning in this video series with Drs. Timothy Bruce and Arthur Jongsma, who provide key definitions, clinical demonstrations, and expert commentary for a wide range of challenging conditions.
Harnessing the Power of Genograms in Psychotherapy

Harnessing the Power of Genograms in Psychotherapy

with Monica McGoldrick
Watch master family therapist  Monica McGoldrick, MSW, create a genogram on the spot in this live session with a client struggling to understand why he is distancing from his pregnant wife.
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Managing Aggression and Delusions

Managing Aggression and Delusions

with Brad Hagen
When patients threaten to become verbally or physically aggressive, it takes a special set of skills to work safely and effectively. In this video, watch two health care providers demonstrate how these skills—or the lack thereof—impact their work.

Part of the 5-video series: Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers
Managing Dementia and Anxiety

Managing Dementia and Anxiety

with Brad Hagen
In this video, learn to work calmly and efficiently with patients experiencing the severe agitation of dementia or anxiety. Here, two vignettes contrast the differences between inexperienced and experienced providers, including a counterintuitive method for soothing dementia patients.

Part of the 5-video series: Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers
 
Managing Depression

Managing Depression

with Brad Hagen
What are the most essential skills and techniques for working with severely depressed patients? Find out what to do—and what not to do—in this two-part demonstration of a mental health practitioner interviewing a suicidally depressed hospital patient.

Part of the 5-Video Series: Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers
Managing Mania

Managing Mania

with Brad Hagen
When working with patients experiencing mania, clear boundaries and goal-oriented communication can help you maintain control. Learn from a pro—and empathize with a novice—in this two-part video demonstrating successful treatment of manic patients.

Part of the 5-Video Series: Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers
Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers: 5-Video Series

Mental Health in Hospitals and Treatment Centers: 5-Video Series

with Brad Hagen
What are the most essential skills and techniques for succeeding with patients in hospitals and treatment centers? Discover the difference between novice unskilled and expert work care for a range of severe conditions in this 5-part video series.
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

with Otto Kernberg
Preeminent psychoanalyst Otto Kernberg doesn’t back down in this series of three diagnostic Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) sessions with a paranoid client struggling with suicidal depression after being left by his girlfriend.

Part of the 3-video series: 3 Approaches to Personality Disorders
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Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients

Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients

with John Sommers-Flanagan
Suicide challenges even the most seasoned mental health professional. In this richly instructive and deeply moving three-volume series, John Sommers-Flanagan and colleagues demonstrate invaluable assessment and treatment skills for working with diverse clients along the spectrum of suicidality.
Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 1

Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 1

with John Sommers-Flanagan
The suicidal client is perhaps the single greatest clinical and ethical challenge for even the most seasoned mental health professional. In this, the first of a compelling three-volume series, John Sommers-Flanagan artfully teaches through live clinical demonstration how to effectively and collaboratively assess and intervene when sitting face-to-face with suicidal clients. In this video he works with a divorced mother suffering from depression, and a 22-year-old college student and veteran of the Iraq war who is struggling with family issues and alcohol use.
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Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 2

Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 2

with John Sommers-Flanagan
In this, the second of a captivating three-volume series, John Sommers-Flanagan masterfully teaches us through live clinical demonstration how to effectively and collaboratively assess and intervene with suicidal clients at different phases of life. First he works with a 15-year-old experiencing stress from her parents’ marital conflict, then a middle aged woman who recently lost her husband to illness, and finally an intensely suicidal 40-year-old.
Earn 2.0 CE Credits
Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 3

Assessment and Intervention with Suicidal Clients Volume 3

with John Sommers-Flanagan
In this, the third in an absorbing three-volume series, John Sommers-Flanagan and colleagues teach you to effectively assess and intervene with suicidal clients of varying beliefs, cultures and worldviews. He works with a suicidal gay male, and supplemental expert interviews discuss suicide in Asian-American and other cultures and coping strategies for families that have lost a loved one to suicide.
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John Sommers-Flanagan on Clinical Interviewing and the Highly Unmotivated Client

John Sommers-Flanagan on Clinical Interviewing and the Highly Unmotivated Client

Clinical Interviewing expert, John Sommers-Flanagan, offers strategies for the initial stage of therapy and tips for engaging the resistant client.
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Assessing Partner Abuse in Couples Therapy

Assessing Partner Abuse in Couples Therapy

with Albert Dytch
Learn how to spot the often subtle signs of partner abuse in couples therapy, and how to take effective action. This article includes the author's Abusive Behavior Inventory as a free download.
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A Few Simple Questions

A Few Simple Questions

with Saul Spiro
A satiric take on the Mental Status Exam.
Heather Clague on Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Working with Society's Most Marginalized Populations

Heather Clague on Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Working with Society's Most Marginalized Populations

Psychiatrist and psychotherapist Heather Clague offers reflections on the difference between private psychotherapy practice and working in the psychiatric emergency room, how prescribing medication broadens psychotherapy, and the joy and heartache of working with those society is "happy to ignore."
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Allen Frances on the DSM-5, Mental Illness and Humane Treatment

Allen Frances on the DSM-5, Mental Illness and Humane Treatment

Best known for chairing the DSM-IV Task Force, renowned psychiatrist Allen Frances discusses flaws in the current diagnostic process, and how to mend our broken mental health delivery system. 
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