Pauline Pytka MD, FRCPC Medical care in general, and psychiatry specifically, has shifted from the principle of easing suffering to specific ‘approaches’ to the diagnosis and treatment of illness. It is easy to forget that we are r..
ALAN EPPEL MB, FRCPC Due to the increasing recognition among psychiatrists of the constraints of psychopharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders, there has been an intensified interest in psychotherapies. Current research is focused o..
SUSAN MCNAIR MD, FRCPC I have a patient in my practice that I have being seeing weekly for several months. Together we work through problems he has had in the past week, with coworkers or family members or with his mood. He is incr..
Gabor I Keitner M.D. Professor Department of Psychiatry Brown University, Providence, RI There are many reasons why psychiatrists do not assess or treat families. Meeting with families is often perceived as not being cost effective given..
By Alan Eppel Posted with permission from New Therapist issue no.84 March-April 2013 The interplay of love and loss is the central dynamic in the human story. The longing for love and the pain of its loss are the most deeply felt of hum..
This month we include two recent meta-analyses of short-term dynamic psychotherapies. The first comes from a group based in Stockholm Sweden reporting on the efficacy of Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapies- EDT. EDTs operate within the..
Vol 3 #5 By Hilary Jacobs Hendel (Originally published in the New York Times on March 10, 2015. Published in this Journal with the author’s permission). How can it be that a seemingly depressed person, one who shows clinical symptoms, do..
Vol 3 #5 It’s Not Always Depression– Working The Change Triangle To Listen To The Body, Discover Core Emotions, And Connect To Your Authentic Self Hilary Jacobs Hendel BA, MSW, DDS, LCSW Spiegel & Grau New York. Pages 298. ..
The Social Role of Psychotherapy in the 21st Century in Preventing and Responding To Sexual Misconduct: A Multidimensional Perspective
Vol 4 #1 Authors: Caroline Giroux MD*, Ana Hategan MD, Alan Eppel MB * Corresponding author: Associate Clinical Professor; [email protected] Affiliations: University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA McMast..
Vol 5 # 3 Barbara Barnett MPhil Barbara Barnett was educated at the London School of Economics. She completed her studies in Social Work and worked in the Child Welfare Services in England after the Second World War. She rece..