Video of Michael D. Anestis, Ph.D. discussing Jonathan Shedler's paper claiming that Psychodynamic therapy "...is likely more effective than any other treatment we have out there…"
What makes some clients more 'successful' than others in therapy? Why do some clients get more out of therapy than do others? Is it all down to the nature of the therapeutic relationship or is it also about the relationship the client has with themselves?
What could be the most common question in counselling ... what about: "how do you feel about that?" Whether in-training or qualified, counsellors do use this question but what is its true purpose and intent ... and how do people who are not familiar with their feelings - or who cannot express feelings - manage this intervention? This article offers some ideas in order to be more discerning & creative with clients who struggle to be aware of emotions.
A systemic/psychodynamic approach to domestic violence/abuse in couple counselling: the safety plan.
Where communication has broken down between two parties, whether they be individuals, family members, business partners or whatever, a highly successful method of resolving the disputes between them is Mediation - a process of reaching agreement through dialogue.
EMDR has emerged in recent years as an effective therapy for a range of issues, from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to chronic pain, abuse and phobias. It was recently been approved by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence as a treatment for PTSD. So how does it work?