Videos

Sort by:
We've gathered Psychotherapy Networkers most popular video posts.

VIDEO: Stephen Porges on the Building Blocks of Healthy Relationships

What Co-regulation Actually Looks Like

Stephen Porges • 4/19/2017 • 7 Comments

In developing the Polyvagal Theory, psychophysiologist Stephen Porges transformed the way therapists understand the underlying mechanisms of traumatic response and how safety, caring, and trustworthiness are conveyed unconsciously in our body language, voice tonality, facial expression, and eye contact. In this video clip, he explains what healthy co-regulation looks like in the body.

Read more...

VIDEO: Diane Ackerman on the Unprecedented Challenges of the "Human Age"

The World is Changing. But at What Cost?

Diane Ackerman • 4/12/2017 • 1 Comment

Between new developments in science, technology, and medicine, we live in exciting times. But according to poet, essayist, and naturalist Diane Ackerman, these advancements also come at the expense of our environment's health, and our mental health. In this video clip from her Networker Symposium keynote, she describes the unprecedented changes we're encountering, and explains what therapists can do to help us meet the new demands of a chaotic world.

Read more...

VIDEO: Combining Trauma Treatment with Family Therapy

Making Sure Treatment Sticks Outside the Therapy Room

Mary Jo Barrett • 4/5/2017 • No Comments

Far too often, trauma survivors appear to progress in therapy and then go home and fall right back into the same old patterns of negative emotion and dysfunctional relationships. According to Mary Jo Barrett, author of Treating Complex Trauma, a client’s family can be the therapist’s biggest ally in making sure progress is sustained outside the consulting room. Still, she says, many clinicians overlook how family therapy can support recovery.

Read more...

VIDEO: Jon Kabat-Zinn Explains the Radical Gesture of Mindfulness

What It Means to Really Practice Meditation

Jon Kabat-Zinn • 3/29/2017 • 1 Comment

When he introduced Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to the West, Jon Kabat-Zinn transformed the way we regard the Self, and the psychological ailments that befall it. In this video clip from his 2015 Networker Symposium Keynote, he explains the transformative power of mindfulness in clinical work and your own life.

Read more...

VIDEO: Julie Gottman on Making Couples' Life Dreams Come True

The Importance of Creating "Shared Meaning"

Julie Gottman • 3/22/2017 • No Comments

According to renowned couples therapist Julie Gottman, one of the main predictors of a romantic relationship's success or failure is how well partners can dialogue about their differences. In the following clip from her 2015 Networker Symposium keynote, Gottman explains what a healthy dialogue looks like, and how it fosters "shared meaning."

Read more...

VIDEO: Ron Taffel on Why We Need to Talk with Psychiatrists

How Being “On Call” Keeps Kids from Falling through the Cracks

Ron Taffel • 3/15/2017 • 1 Comment

According to therapist Ron Taffel, author of Breaking Through to Teens, kids who need the extra boost from medication need their therapists to go the extra mile and communicate often with prescribers.

Read more...

VIDEO: Janina Fisher on Making Clients Collaborators in Trauma Treatment

The Secret to Tapping Into Inner Resources

Janina Fisher • 3/8/2017 • 1 Comment

For many traumatized clients, even beginning to explore a traumatic event can be an act of bravery. According to therapist and trauma expert Janina Fisher, in order for clients to take this first step, they first need to be empowered. In the following video clip, she explains how to make this happen.

Read more...

VIDEO: Tammy Nelson Explains What Infidelity Looks Like

What the Many Forms of Cheating Have in Common

Tammy Nelson • 3/1/2017 • 2 Comments

Of course, sexual affairs are red flags for infidelity, but the common element that makes any outside relationship an infidelity is the presence of secrecy and dishonesty. In the following video clip, sex therapist Tammy Nelson explains how to spot it.

Read more...

VIDEO: Janet Edgette on Getting Real with Kids in Therapy

The Perils of Being Too Empathic

Janet Sasson Edgette • 2/22/2017 • 1 Comment

We all want to build strong relationships with our clients, but when working with adolescents, don’t overdo the empathy, says therapist Janet Edgette. Edgette says a common pitfall in working with young adults is being too nice and too eager to be liked. Use too much "therapy talk" and ignore obnoxious behavior, and you run the risk of seeming unnatural and alienating them.

Read more...

VIDEO: Dan Siegel Explains Why Brain Integration is the Key to Good Mental Health

Here's What a Healthy Mind Looks Like

Dan Siegel • 2/15/2017 • No Comments

According to Dan Siegel, understanding the connection between the brain and the miraculously various operations of the human mind and body is the first step in applying the findings of brain science in clinical practice. In the following video clip, he explains why integration is the critical brain function for supporting that healing connection.

Read more...

Page 1 of 11 (104 Blog Posts)