The War at Home and Abroad

A Therapist’s Call to Action

It’s time for all of us to let ourselves feel the pain of these crimes, instead of ignoring it. In doing so, perhaps we can foster an appreciation of... Read more

Getting Individualized Education Plans Right

How Are IEPs Missing the Mark?

How can Individualized Education Plans, which often involve therapists, better ensure that students with disabilities get a fair and proper education? Read more

Wendy Durant

Wendy Durant helps clinicians support families after gun violence in their community. Read more

VIDEO: Rethinking the Policy of Seclusion and Restraint

A Discussion with Mona Delahooke and Guy Stephens

Join Mona Delahooke, therapist and author of Beyond Behaviors, and Guy Stephens, founder and director of the Alliance Against Seclusion and Restraint, for a... Read more

Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness

The Key to Safety and Trauma-sensitive Care

I work at a school for elementary- and middle-school kids in New York City. Counseling children and families affected by homelessness is a rapidly expanding... Read more

Strategies to Cope with Distance Learning

A Systems Approach for Parents and Children
Bahareh Sahebi and Mudita Rastogi

When kids are learning remotely, it can be tough on parents also working from home. Here's how a therapeutic approach that takes into account the larger... Read more

Helping Kids with School Refusal

A Polyvagal Approach

What do you do when kids get anxious, afraid, or angry at the prospect of going to school? Pediatric psychologist Mona Delahooke explains how Polyvagal Theory... Read more

Homeschooling and the ADHD Child

Six Therapy Strategies for Busy Parents

With summer camps cancelled and many schools indefinitely closed, a therapist shares six homeschooling strategies that have served him well in helping the... Read more

therapy-beat March 5, 2020

Spearheaded by high school students and supported by some influential adults, a movement is underway to mandate a limited number of mental health days as part... Read more

Therapist Peer Groups, the "Emotional Lifeboat"

Doing Self-Care by Yourself Isn't Always Enough

In the sea of trauma that surrounds us in our daily lives and in our offices, self-care is a life jacket. But collective trauma needs a collective... Read more