Most widely held works by PsychotherapistResources.com
The legacy of unresolved loss a family systems approach, instructor's version ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In this realistic simulation of an 18-week course of therapy with the Rogers family, we see how the presenting problem--teenage daughter Michelle's rebellious behavior--masks unresolved loss across three generations of family members. Despite the father's initial resistance to explore the death of the children's mother, McGoldrick links this loss with the family's current struggles, and assists them in the delayed grieving.
Mixed anxiety and depression a cognitive-behavioral approach ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"Clients seeking psychotherapy frequently suffer from both anxiety and depression, making treatment particularly challenging. In this video, internationally renowned therapist Donald Meichenbaum demonstrates a brief, effective approach for treating these comorbid disorders. Viewers follow a dramatic recreation of key moments in this 12-session course of therapy with Anna P., a 40-year-old woman who experiences recurrent bouts of panic in addition to a long history of depression."--Container
Tools & techniques for family therapy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Discusses the goals of family therapy. Introduces and demonstrates tools and techniques for use in family therapy. Covers techniques such as segmenting, enactments, positive reframing, mapping, draw-a-dream, circle method, colleague teamwork, new talk, guardrail, sculpting, and alter ego.
Irvin Yalom live case consultation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"Three therapists with varying levels of experience present cases to master clinician Irvin Yalom ... Dr. Yalom responds to both the clinical issues and the therapists' reactions and countertransference, always looking for opportunities to bring more focus into the here-and-now of the therapeutic relationship. He highlights key existential themes, interweaving ideas from writers and philosophers who have influenced his thinking, as well as clinical vignettes from his own practice."--Container.
The gift of therapy a conversation with Irvin Yalom, M.D ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
An interview in which Dr. Yalom discusses the central themes of his life's work as a psychotherapist and writer.
Psychotherapy with the unmotivated patient ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Re-creation of an actual course of therapy, with details changed to preserve confidentiality. Shows therapist and teacher Erving Polster in counseling sessions with Gerald: bright, cynical, emotionally detached, overly-intellectual, and seemingly determined to defeat this therapist as he has previous ones. In numerous vignettes over the course of treatment, Polster engages Gerald in interactions, matching wits, joining him with humor, and challenging his defenses with a balance of confrontation and empathy. With occasional voiceover commentary by Miriam Polster.
Understanding group psychotherapy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
In the first 4 programs, Dr. Yalom, professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine leads simulations (based on real sessions) of outpatient and of inpatient group therapy sessions. He offers commentary on the situations depicted and the techniques used. In the last program he discusses his existential perspective on group psychotherapy and other aspects of the therapeutic process and offers insights into the training of group therapists.
Time-limited dynamic psychotherapy making every session count ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Hanna Levenson, a leading proponent of Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (TLDP), takes the viewer through the highlights of a 20 session course of therapy with a depressed, passive, and somatizing 74 year-old man. She illustrates how to develop and maintain a focus of treatment, intervene, and terminate in a time-effective manner. With helpful voiceovers, she shares her perceptions and insights as the case is unfolding, explaining the rationale for her interventions. She demonstrates how TLDP integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and system approaches, and is especially useful for patients with chronic and pervasive interpersonal difficulties."--Container.
Couples therapy an introduction ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Dr. Randall Wyatt engages two renowned couples and marriage experts, Dr. Ellyn Bader and Dr. Dan Wile in the key issues that many couples face when considering couples therapy, and help ease their fears by laying out a roadmap of what the process entails, and providing some reality-based encouragement on what kinds of changes are possible.
I'd hear laughter finding solutions for the family ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A case reconstruction demonstrating two family therapy sessions using the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy approach. Shows ways to build solutions where there are a multitude of seemingly conflicting agendas and problems in a family.
Family systems therapy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Explores the major theories of family therapy. This segment looks at family systems therapy, which is based on the belief that the family and other systems, such as work, influence the individual just as the individual influences each system. Carlos and Kjos discuss with Hardy the family systems theory and its application, followed by an actual counseling demonstration. Concludes with a group of professionals discussing the demonstration and the theory.
Adlerian play therapy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Explores techniques of Adlerian play therapy, in which therapists reflect children's actions and use encouragement and suggestions through play. Terry Kottman describes the technique of play therapy as she uses it with child clients. She meets with a 5-year-old boy and then joins an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of this approach.
Understanding group psychotherapy. Volume 1, Outpatients ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Dr. Yalom brings the group from content to process, establishes group norms, establishes a supportive group environment, and builds trust among group members. Between sessions, he comments on the situations depicted and the techniques used. The patients are actors but the situation and dialog are drawn from Dr. Yallom's experience with real patients in outpatient therapy.
Making divorce work a clinical approach to the binuclear family ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Therapist Constance Ahrons demonstrates her approach to working with divorced families, with an emphasis on helping ex-spouses and new spouses effectively manage their shared parenting responsibilities.
Reality therapy for addictions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Judy Lewis, Jon Carlson, and Robert Wubbolding begin by introducing reality theory. The introduction is followed by an initial therapy session with Dr. Wubbolding and Bill, a forty-three year old man, whose recovery from cocaine addiction is complicated by depression. Then the therapy session is discussed by Lewis, Carlson, Wubbolding, and a panel of counselors, counselor educators, and graduate students.
Effective psychotherapy with men ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"In this dramatic recreation of key moments in a 12- session course of therapy with Raymond--a man who at mid- life cannot feel excitement at the prospect of his impending fatherhood--Dr. Levant demonstrates an unconventional, yet very effective approach to working with men."--Container.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"Cognitive-behavioral therapy works with the interconnection between thoughts, feelings and behavior using psychoeducational techniques that target symptoms to help clients reach their specific goals. In this video, Meichenbaum demonstrates how to integrate seven key CBT tasks in a single therapy session with a woman who is struggling with severe anxiety and insomnia as the caretaker for her mentally ill father. Meichenbaum highlights the list of "shoulds" and self-criticisms she continually rotates through her mind, and through an exercise helps the client reveal some of the pain and anger that those self-criticisms mask. He offers techniques to help her curb her insomnia and educates her on how an ongoing therapy would help her heal past wounds and teach her to nurture herself. Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Meichenbaum and facilitate a discussion on his approach."--Container
Gender differences in depression a marital therapy approach ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Peggy Papp, a therapist and Director of the Depression Project of the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, New York, and a team of consultants speak about depression in married couples. Includes interviews with depressed couples.
Understanding group psychotherapy. Volume 2, Inpatient group ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Dr. Yalom demonstrates his "here and now" approach in a therapy group in an acute inpatient psychiatric ward of a general hospital. He helps patients break through their isolation and avoid practices that might lead to the failure of the group session. The patients are actors but the situations and dialog are drawn from Dr. Yalom's experience with real patients. With commentary by Dr. Yalom.
Integrative counseling ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"What Jeffrey Kottler has noticed in his vast training in multiple theoretical perspectives is that all kinds of therapy work. Good therapy is when the therapist engages the client and combines certain core ingredients including a combination of insight and action, and cognition and affect. In this video, Kottler engages with a client who is struggling with two losses: the ending of a romantic relationship and her children moving out. You'll be impressed by how quickly he makes a connection with her and uses this alliance to allow his interventions to take root. Creatively pulling techniques from a variety of approaches, and even using humor, he helps her develop a new focus on how she can bridge her loneliness by reaching out to people in new ways. Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Kottler and facilitate a discussion on the approach."--Container.
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