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Parenting

"My Kids Don't Appreciate Me": REBT with a Single Mother
by Janet Wolfe

See REBT in action in an actual therapy session with a single mother struggling to effectively parent her teenage children.

Part of the 4-video series: REBT In Action.

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Coming Out: Voices of Gay and Lesbian Teens and their Families
by Karin Heller
Thought provoking and accessible, this video is invaluable for all parents, teachers, and professionals working with teenagers.
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Connecting with Our Kids
by George Papageorge
George Papageorge offers principles and tools for raising healthy kids without resorting to quick-fix parenting fads or unrealistic expectations. 


Irreconcilable Differences: A Solution-Focused Approach to Marital Therapy
by Insoo Kim Berg
Insoo Kim Berg's unique style and unwavering optimism comes to life in this demonstration of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
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Making Divorce Work: A Clinical Approach to the Binuclear Family
by Constance Ahrons
In this compelling video, renowned therapist Constance Ahrons demonstrates her groundbreaking approach to working with divorced families, with an emphasis on helping ex-spouses and new spouses effectively manage their shared parenting obligations. 
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Tools and Techniques for Family Therapy
by John Edwards
John Edwards has spent the last twenty years distilling the intricacies of family systems theory into a user-friendly approach that has enhanced the work of thousands of clinicians and educators in North America.

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Adlerian Parent Consultation
by Jon Carlson
Watch Jon Carlson conduct an actual parent consultation session and an actual parenting group with moms who are in power struggles with their teenage children.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Adolescent Family Therapy
by Janet Sasson Edgette
Watch expert adolescent family therapist Janet Sasson Edgette in an actual counseling session with a single mother and her 15-year old daughter.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy
by Bruce Masek
Watch Cognitive Behavioral child therapist Bruce Masek in an actual counseling session with a 6-year old girl and her mother.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Narrative Therapy with Children
by Stephen Madigan
Watch expert Narrative therapist Stephen Madigan in an actual counseling session with a perfectionist 10-year old boy and his mother.

Part of the 11-video series: Child Therapy with the Experts
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Child Therapy with the Experts: 11-Video Series
See many of the world's leading experts in child therapy and counseling conduct actual sessions. This one-of-a-kind series allows you to compare the theories and techniques of a wide range of approaches, including CBT, Gestalt, Narrative, Object Relations, and others.


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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Integrative Family Therapy
by Kenneth V. Hardy
Watch Integrative Family Therapy in action as Kenneth V. Hardy masterfully applies his holistic approach in an actual family therapy session with a single African-American mother and her teenage daughter.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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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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Empowerment Family Therapy
by Frank Pittman
Do you want to be more effective at empowering your clients to make the changes in their lives that will get them what they really want? Dr. Frank Pittman is one of the most passionate therapists around when it comes to helping people take responsibility for their lives, as you’ll see in this live couples therapy session.

Part of the 10-video series: Family Therapy with the Experts
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Resolving Ambivalence in Motivational Interviewing
by Cathy Cole
Learn Motivational Interviewing's tools and techniques for helping clients fully explore their ambivalence as a critical part of the change process.

Part of the 4-video series: Motivational Interviewing Step by Step
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Motivational Interviewing Step by Step: 4-Video Series
Learn Motivational Interviewing with the most in-depth training series to date. Demonstrations and interviews illuminate the underlying principles, tools, techniques, and strategies that will enhance your skills in leading clients through the change process.


The Healing Power of Mindful Parenting
by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Myla Kabat-Zinn
Most parents would agree that parenting is one of the most stressful occupations on the planet, for which there is very little training. Here Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn, preeminent experts on mindful parenting, combine ancient wisdom with the latest psychological research to offer tools and techniques to help parents—and the therapists who treat them—navigate the challenges of parenting.
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Mindfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
What exactly is mindfulness and why has it recently become so popular in the mental health field? Here Jon Kabat-Zinn, leading expert on the topic and the pivotal figure in bringing Buddhist meditation to Western medicine, discusses the essence and foundational principles of mindfulness, inspiring all of us to embrace the “full catastrophe” of life. 
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A House Divided: Structural Therapy with a Black Family
by Harry Aponte
In this engaging video, Harry Aponte demonstrates his technique with a family struggling to overcome alienation, legal issues and the complications of step-family relationships. By “joining” intuitively with the family, Aponte warms the connection between everyone in the room and supports the family to identify the parents’ ability to be both a positive resource and a source of isolation.
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Tres Madres: Structural Therapy with an Anglo/Hispanic Family
by Harry Aponte
Harry Aponte, an expert in structural family therapy, demonstrates in this video the power and subtlety of his approach in a session with a very complicated family suffering from multi-generational trauma and the effects of alcoholism.
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Experiential Family Therapy
by Carl Whitaker
Learn from groundbreaking family therapist Carl Whitaker as he conducts two riveting and instructive initial interviews with a family seeking treatment for their son’s ADHD. You can’t help but be awed and inspired as you watch this true master in action.
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Of Rocks and Flowers: Dealing with the Abuse of Children
by Virginia Satir
Family therapy pioneer Virginia Satir helps a family struggling with separation and abuse in this dynamic, moving session.

Part of the 5-video series: The Virginia Satir Series
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Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Disruptive Child and Adolescent Behavior
by Timothy Bruce, Arthur Jongsma, Jr.
Working with troubled children can stir up deep emotions and challenge our ability to stay grounded and empathic. Learn evidence-based planning for Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder in this video, complete with live vignettes and commentary.    
 
Part of the 12-video series: Evidence-Based Treatment Planning
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Society, Relationships, and Pleasure: An Interview with Dr. Carol Gilligan
by Carol Gilligan
Watch one of feminist psychology’s most renowned theorists discuss how psychotherapy can combat the ills of patriarchy. In this engaging interview, Dr. Carol Gilligan reflects on feminism, emotional honesty, mother-child relationships, and the conflicted role of pleasure in women’s lives.


Leading Counseling Groups with Adults: A Demonstration of the Art of Engagement
by Ed Jacobs, PhD & Christine Schimmel, EdD
How do group therapists deepen engagement while keeping things moving? In this video, watch two experienced co-leaders demonstrate core techniques for successful group therapy with adults.
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Foster Parents Speak: Crossing Bridges and Fostering Change
by Photosynthesis Productions
In this compelling video, foster parents discuss the rewards and challenges of their role and offer personal insight into the complex experiences of foster children.


Living Adoption: Gay Parents Speak
by Photosynthesis Productions
In this sometimes heartbreaking, but always life-affirming, video you’ll take a journey with gay and lesbian men and women who became adoptive parents. You’ll hear their struggles of maneuvering systems along with their joy in creating a family.


Struggle for Identity: Issues in Transracial Adoption
by Photosynthesis Productions
Transracial adoptees discuss their childhood, the identity issues which have carried through into their adulthood, and suggestions to improve the future of transracial adoptions.


Ask Me About Asperger's Syndrome
by Michael Thompson Productions
Children with Asperger’s Syndrome can play a strong role in classrooms if professionals are attuned to their particular needs. In this video you’ll learn how to do this by hearing from autism specialists, teachers, parents—and those with Asperger’s themselves.


Melissa: Teen Mother in Foster Care
by Calamari Productions
Watch the intense struggles of a fifteen-year-old girl living in a foster home with her medical needs infant as she learns how to care for her daughter and returns to school.

Part of the 3-video series: Children in Crisis
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Children in Crisis (3-video series)
Witness three different families as they journey through the juvenile justice and foster care system with their social work and mental health care teams.


Through the Eyes of a Child: Reducing the Trauma of Child Removal
by Tam Communications
This straightforward teaching tool addresses the little-discussed process of removing children from their homes when they are in serious danger. It offers the essential facts and the dos and dont's of handling these very delicate situations.