Don’t Give Up on the Difficult Patient
We all become much better therapists if we have confidence in our healing gifts and focus on enhancing our relationships with patients.
Psychodynamic Psychiatrists to Meet in Toronto Alongside the APA
The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry meeting will include a series of symposia and workshops that focus on new approaches to psychotherapy.
Update on Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
The authors take an in-depth look at the evaluation, diagnosis, and fundamental treatment recommendations, protocols, and guides to therapy for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.
The authors of this book leave readers feeling empowered, knowing that they can be an important driver of change. It also reminds psychiatrists about some core components of the patient experience.
Rorschach and a Case of Countertransference
Contemporary experiences in the therapist’s life that mirror what is going on in the patient’s life may also trigger intense countertransference feelings. Read the case and weigh in on the image.
Mini Quiz: Childhood Depression
What therapy is considered the "gold standard” in treating childhood and adolescent depression? Find out in this quiz,
Psychotherapy Works, But Not for Everyone
Treatments that work well for most don’t work well for all. And even effective treatments have side effects and complications. This is true of medication and surgery—and it is also true of psychotherapy.
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