Psychodynamic

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
by 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.

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Otto Kernberg: Live Case Consultation
by Otto Kernberg
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to sit in on three fascinating consultation sessions with legendary psychoanalyst, Dr. Otto Kernberg. The clarity of his insights, and the direct and practical advice he gives, will certainly dispel many myths about contemporary psychoanalytic practice.

Part of the 2-video series: The Otto Kernberg Series
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Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy
by Hanna Levenson
See how psychodynamic principles can be adapted for effective brief, time-limited therapy with a depressed, 74 year-old man.

Part of the 8-video series: Assessment and Treatment of Psychological Disorders
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Object Relations Therapy
by Jill Savege Scharff
Watch renowned psychoanalyst Jill Savege Scharff masterfully demonstrate Object Relations Psychotherapy in an actual therapy session in this 3-part video.

Part of the 15-video series: Psychotherapy with the Experts
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Object Relations Child Therapy
by David Scharff
Watch renowned Object Relations psychotherapist David Scharff in an actual counseling session with an 11-year old boy who is grieving the death of his grandmother.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders: An Interview with Otto Kernberg, MD
by Otto Kernberg
In this remarkable video, legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Otto Kernberg manages to distill the essential concepts of his lifetime’s work with personality disorders into a single interview.

Part of the 2-video series: The Otto Kernberg Series 
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Robert Wallerstein: 65 Years at the Center of Psychoanalysis
by Shelley Nathans
Robert Wallerstein’s distinguished career spanned psychiatry, research, and psychoanalysis, with more than six decades at the center of the psychoanalytic field. In this illuminating interview, he recounts his early life, illustrious career, and the sweeping changes psychoanalysis endured throughout the 20th century.
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Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice
by John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD & Rita Sommers-Flanagan, PhD
Finally, some examples of the major psychotherapy theories all in one video! John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan present eleven of the best-known approaches to counseling and psychotherapy side-by-side, with real therapy sessions and extensive commentary covering theory, strategy, and effective techniques.
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The Otto Kernberg Series (2-Video Series)
by Otto Kernberg
Otto Kernberg has been widely regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of psychoanalysis and the treatment of severe personality disorders for several decades.  Learn why on these two new videos.


Object-Relations Family Therapy
by David Scharff & Jill Savege Scharff
Learn how to apply object-relations theory to family therapy by watching world-renowned psychoanalysts Drs. Jill and David Scharff conduct a live session with a very distressed family.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Death, Dying and Grief in Psychotherapy (2-Video Series)
by Milton Viederman
Watch Milton Viederman, MD, bring a psychoanalytic orientation to psychotherapy with patients struggling with grief — both in a private clinical setting and with in-hospital cancer patients—in this profound series on death and dying.


Adlerian Family Therapy
by James Bitter
Watch James Bitter masterfully demonstrate Alfred Adler’s values and techniques in an actual therapy session with a family caught in a typical power struggle, followed by a fascinating discussion of the nuances of this influential approach to helping families thrive.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Effective Treatment of Violent Individuals
by The Glendon Association
This video offers an extraordinary look inside two different yet dramatically successful group therapy programs offered behind bars to men who have committed the most extreme violent acts—from assault and rape to murder.

Part of the 2-Video Series: The Voices of Violence
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Down Every Year: A Demonstration of Depth Oriented Brief Therapy
by Bruce Ecker
An actual therapy session conducted by Depth Oriented Brief Therapy co-originator Bruce Ecker, provides an impressive demonstration of what can be accomplished in a single session by a very talented therapist
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Death, Dying & Grief in Psychotherapy: Hospital Consultation with Medically Ill Patients
by Milton Viederman
Watch Milton Viderman, MD, work psychodynamically with skill and empathy with cancer patients in a hospital setting. 

Part of the 2-video series: Death, Dying & Grief in Psychotherapy
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Nancy McWilliams on Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
The prolific psychoanalyst and psychologist discusses contemporary psychoanalytic practice, the state of the academy, and the importance for therapists to contribute to the greater community.
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Clinical Wisdom: A Psychoanalyst Learns from his Mistakes
by Herbert Rabin
Dr. Rabin shares lessons culled from 40 years of psychotherapy teaching and practice.
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Hanna Levenson on Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy
Dr. Levenson lays out the principles for Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (TLDP), and discusses how to make every session count.
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Practical Psychoanalysis for Therapists and Patients
by Owen Renik
Renik argues that psychoanalysis must move beyond theory and focus instead on effectiveness.
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Otto Kernberg on Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Legendary psychoanalyst Otto Kernberg discusses psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and his research on the treatment of personality disorders from an object relations perspective.
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Paul Wachtel on Therapeutic Communication
One of the leading voices in integrative thinking in the field of psychotherapy, and the author of Therapeutic Communication: What to Say When, Paul Wachtel argues passionately for avoiding the traps of rigid ideology and pseudoscience that continue to hold sway in our profession.
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Louis Cozolino on the Integration of Neuroscience into Psychotherapy—and its Limitations
Psychologist and neuroscience researcher Louis Cozolino describes the many twists, turns and theoretical orientations he's traversed in his over four decades in the field, the need for psychotherapists to be less passive, and the applications of neuroscience to psychotherapy both now and in the future.
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David Wallin on Attachment and Psychotherapy
Wallin delves deep into attachment and the therapeutic relationship, mindfulness, and self-disclosure.
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Allan Schore on the Science of the Art of Psychotherapy
Psychologist Allan Schore shares his research on the neuroscientific underpinnings of psychotherapy, the art of integrating neuroscience and psychoanalysis, and recent scientific attempts to “find” the unconscious mind.
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George Silberschatz on Psychotherapy Research and Its Discontents
Clinician and researcher George Silberschatz, PhD, discusses both the benefits and limitations of psychotherapy research, as well as its misuse by therapists marketing their services.
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Diana Fosha on Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
AEDP founder Diana Fosha discusses the journey that led her to create a new model of psychotherapy, the strong community support that ties the AEDP community together and how men have traditionally gotten a bum rap in couples therapy.
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The Gossamer Thread: My Life as a Psychotherapist
by John Marzillier
Using three different case studies with clients, a British therapist describes his personal journey from his early career as a behavioral psychologist, to his later years, where he embraced a more intuitive and reflective psychodynamic approach.
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The God of Psychoanalysis
by Simon Yisrael Feuerman
A psychotherapist shares the agonies and ecstasies of being in psychoanalytic group therapy and asks: Is psychoanalysis a religion after all?


Our Hungry Selves: Women, Eating and Identity
by Kim Chernin
Famed feminist and psychotherapist, Kim Chernin, discusses her work with women, body image and eating disorders over the past 40 years. Not surprisingly, eating disorders are at an all time high in our culture. She discusses what has changed and what seemingly never will.
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Psychotherapy with Medically Ill Patients: Hope in the Trenches
by Tamara McClintock Greenberg
Working with clients who are medically ill not only requires us to learn more about the seemingly distant and disembodied relational aspects of medicine, but also forces us to confront painful existential realities on a daily basis.
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Psychotherapy with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients
by Karisa Barrow
With attempted suicide rates greater than 40% in the transgender community, it's important for clinicians to be aware of the issues gender nonconforming clients bring to therapy, and to be knowledgeable about how best to support them. Karisa Barrow challenges therapists to deconstruct the gender binary, identify and work through prejudices, and seek guidance from gender specialists to ensure that we "do no harm."
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When the Therapist Loves and Hates
by Chris Peterson
Psychotherapist Chris Peterson makes a strong case for welcoming all of our intense feelings-—both loving and hateful—into the therapy process with clients to deepen the therapy relationship and its healing potential.


What Remains: The Aftermath of Patient Suicide
by Margaret Clausen
Psychologist Margaret Clausen shares poignantly about the loss of her client to suicide,  the steps she took to heal her grief, and the isolation and shame that many clinicians needlessly suffer in the wake of client suicide.
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In Bed With Your Therapist: The Paradoxical Intimacy of Online Psychotherapy
by Anastasia Piatakhina Giré & Joseph Burgo, PhD
Psychotherapists Anastasia Piatakhina Giré and Joseph Burgo, who conduct therapy with clients around the world over Skype, share about the unique aspects of being let into the intimate spaces of their clients homes.


Whiteness Matters: Exploring White Privilege, Color Blindness and Racism in Psychotherapy
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Lynn Ponton on the Challenges and Joys of Working with Teens
Teen expert Lynn Ponton, MD, shares wisdom from over three decades of working with children and adolescents, and describes how technology has changed the life of teenagers and those who work with them.
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Tea with Freud: An Imaginary Conversation About How Psychotherapy Really Works
by Steven B. Sandler
In this delightfully imaginative excerpt from Tea with Freud: An Imaginary Conversation About How Psychotherapy Really Works, psychiatrist and author Steven B. Sandler, travels back in time to consult with Freud on some of his most challenging cases, and challenges Freud to think about his famous theories in new ways.