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|#15225/1745 AARON BECK ON COGNITIVE THERAPY|
The founder of Cognitive Therapy, and "one of the five most influential psychotherapists of all time" according to The American Psychologist, Dr. Aaron Beck revolutionized the way millions of clinicians approach clients in distress. Here is a chance to hear directly from one of the most innovative thinkers in our field. In this engaging interview, Beck discusses his process of developing cognitive therapy - from his early days as a psychoanalyst, through his disillusionment with psychoanalysis and creation of a therapeutic model that reflected his research and actual experiences with clients.
|#10867/1745 ABUSED WOMAN (THE): A Survivor Therapy Approach with Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP|
What techniques can be effective in counseling someone who has gone from one abusive relationship to another, especially someone who first experienced sexually abusive behavior as a child? From Dr. Lenore Walker, a specialist with 30 years experience in the field, viewers learn about a method she developed called Survivor Therapy that has a proven track record in many difficult cases.
|#15462/0157 ACCELERATED EXPERIENTIAL DYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (AEDP) WITH A MALE CLIENT|
Diana Fosha PhD demonstrates accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy with a male client with anxiety. This approach is effective with male clients because it avoids pathologizing problems, and instead affirms strengths and reflects positive qualities to offset commonly negative expectations of treatment.
|#15902/0773 ACTION CENTERED REALITY THERAPY (4 DVDs)|
In this workshop recorded live, Dr. Bob Wubbolding, EdD addresses clients with a wide range of diagnoses who often display an inability or unwillingness to deal with the reality of their situations, and choose ineffective or destructive methods of coping instead. Mental health and addictions professionals need skills that can be used as brief interventions, combining empathy with the belief that a better life is possible for clients. This program provides these skills and strategies as well as tools for helping clients move from helplessness to more effective control of their lives by gaining a sense of hope as well as plans for self-improvement. Dr. Wubbolding demonstrates his time-honored techniques and explains his WDEP system. The role-plays are included, along with the PowerPoint presentations for you to use and discuss with your clients
|#13429/1410 ADDRESSING ECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN MARRIAGE - DVD
This DVD is part of the groundbreaking series in which Betty Carter--an internationally renowned therapist, teacher, and author--shows therapists how to address gender, money, and power in clinical work with couples in crisis. Immensely useful and skillfully presented resources, the programs draw upon the clinical expertise of Carter and producer Steve Lerner, practicing family therapist and founding director of Menninger Video Productions. This DVD depicts a series of simulated therapy and financial mediation sessions based on actual clinical material. Grades 9 to A
|#12749/1745 ADLERIAN THERAPY with Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD|
Adlerian therapists aim to understand how clients fit into their worlds, and how family and cultural backgrounds shape clients and influence their therapeutic processes and individual needs. Watch Jon Carlson masterfully demonstrate Adlerian Therapy in an actual therapy session in this three-part video! Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#14986/0157 AFFIRMATIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY CLIENTS|
Kathleen J. Bieschke demonstrates her affirmative approach to psychotherapy, working with a young man to uncover his interpersonal concerns within the context of his gay identity. Dr. Bieschke fosters the client's development of assertiveness, transparency with people, and ability to advocate for himself so that he can enjoy more satisfying relationships.
|#12651/1410 AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATION IN A HEGEMONIC SOCIETY: Confronting the Challenge of Westernity|
The author of over 65 books and 300 articles, Dr. Molefi Asante of Temple University is recognized as one of the most creative and important liberatory African American scholars. In this DVD, he argues that Eurocentric power structure prevents proper schooling of African American children.
|#15749/0545 AGGRESSION: Is Violence Learned?|
Are all people capable of murder? What drives people to violence? Can TV affect our actions and even influence us to acts of violence? This interview-led documentary style program examines aggressive media, aggressive behavior and the banality of evil with the support of original film footage of research and actual crimes. An excellent resource for studies in applied psychology, this program features research psychologists providing explanations and reasoning behind aggression. *CC
|#15224/1745 ALBERT ELLIS ON REBT|
Considered by many to be the founder of cognitive behavioral therapy and one of the most influential psychologists of all time, Albert Ellis, founder of REBT, is nothing if not controversial. In two separate interviews with Drs. Arthur Freeman and Myrtle Heery we meet Ellis face-to-face, providing viewers with insight into the core principles of REBT, as well as the passionate and irreverent man behind this popular, confrontational approach to change.
|#16184/1725 ALZHEIMER'S: Every Minute Counts|
This important program is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer’s is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This powerful documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
|#15113/0967 AN INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY DISORDERS|
This program outlines the ten categories of personality disorders and highlights the characteristics of each. It also discusses the diagnosis of pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
|#11258/0795 ANGER MANAGEMENT Facilitator Guide and Workbook CD
Anger is a common symptom that occurs across the spectrum of adolescent disruptive disorders such as oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder. A supplement to the Adolescent Co-occurring Disorders Series, the Anger Management Facilitators Guide and Workbook can be used as a standalone tool, or to enhance programs for teens with anger or aggression issues. You will learn information about anger, how to use the workbook, and proven and promising treatments. Both the facilitators guide and workbook can be downloaded from a CD-ROM.
|#15860/1745 ANGER MANAGEMENT IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY|
Because angry clients present unique challenges for clinicians, a uniquely tailored game plan is essential for success. In this engaging video for mental health professionals of all types, anger experts Dr. Howard Kassinove and Dr. Raymond Chip Tafrate present live case examples of their anger episode model - an empirically developed approach geared specifically to anger management. With behavioral definitions, thorough assessment strategies, and structured interventions, this comprehensive resource serves as an invaluable guide to best practices with this difficult population. Kassinove and Tafrate break down the model via live sessions with a broad range of clients. Highlighting both change and acceptance, the two experts demonstrate key concepts and take you through the various stages of the anger experience. In an empathic, methodical, and informative style, they cover assessing and increasing client motivation, recognizing and working with triggers, shifting maladaptive cognitive appraisals, and more. Simply put, this video is a must-have in your anger management arsenal. Whatever your theoretical orientation, you’ll find a plethora of enlightening tools to help clients reduce and manage their anger.
|#10866/1745 ANGRY COUPLE (The): Conflict Focused Treatment with Dr. Susan Heitler Ph.D|
This program dramatically recreates key moments in the six-month course of therapy with Judith and Richard, a distressed couple whose marriage is threatened by a cycle of explosive anger and silent withdrawal. Dr. Heitler quickly reins in their anger, cuts through the impasses that have prolonged their conflict, and uncovers the core issues that have blocked intimacy from flourishing.
|#14209/0635 ANIMATED MINDS COLLECTION|
This multi-award-winning collection of eight three-to-six-minute micro-documentaries attempts to communicate the subjective experience of abnormal psychological states by blending edgy animation with narration by people who live each day with debilitating mental conditions. Impressionistic, abstract, and even surreal, these dark cinematic gems are designed to help eliminate misconceptions about mental illness by promoting viewer empathy. Compelling; insightful; honest. Segments include: Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Agoraphobia and Panic Attacks, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Asperger's Syndrome, and, Self-Harm.
|#12200/0440 ANXIETY DISORDERS SERIES (5 Programs) DVD
This series describes five anxiety disorders and provides professional level criteria as well as current treatment possibilities: PANIC DISORDER AND AGORAPHOBIA SPECIFIC AND SOCIAL PHOBIAS OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER ACUTE AND POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDERS GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER
|#13897/1745 ARCHETYPAL PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY SERIES with James Hillman|
In these two interviews with James Hillman, the founder of Archetypal Psychology minces no words in critiquing current directions in psychotherapy, and shares his vision for a more creative, soulful, and imaginative approach. Hillman further probes deeply into the psyche and underbelly of modern society, and offers some unexpected insights.
|#15900/0773 ART AND SCIENCE OF HEALING (THE) with Cardwell Nuckols, PhD|
Two double-blind studies give differing results. One shows that a certain therapeutic approach is extremely effective and the other shows the statistical equivalent to placebo. What is the difference? It is primarily related to the healing potential manifest by the clinicians. The question then becomes, can this ability be acquired? The answer is that this ability is already there and always has been there and always will be there. This course simply helps guide the participant back toward their healing essence. This self-enhancing experience is designed to assist the helping person intuitively further develop their art and science while enhancing their personal ability to help others heal.
|#12719/1410 ART FOR TEENS: Breaking the Silence - The Power of Active Witnessing DVD
Packed with vignettes that showcase specific examples of direct and indirect oppression, this program is a must for all counselors who wish to teach teens to combat oppression. Young actors dramatically depict discrimination, prejudice, and harassment related to race, ethnic culture, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, appearance, ethnic accent, and age.
|#13955/1745 ART THERAPY HAS MANY FACES by Judith Aron Rubin, PhD
This video provides an introductory glimpse into the exciting and dynamic world of art therapy. With footage from art therapy sessions conducted all over the world and spanning several decades, you’ll see the diversity of the field and the many benefits to incorporating an art therapy approach into your practice.
|#12746/1410 ASIAN AMERICANIST PSYCHOLOGY: Rediscovering Our Activist Roots DVD
The growth of Asian American psychology has resulted in multiple challenges not only in methodology but also in epistemology. Dr. Sumie Okazaki discusses Asian American psychology's activist roots in the late 1960s to early 1970s Civil Rights Era as a model that needs to be brought once again to the forefront. Grades 9 to A
|#14404/1745 ASSESSMENT AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF BIPOLAR DISORDER|
Watch Kay Redfield Jamison, bestselling author of "An Unquiet Mind" and international expert on bipolar disorder, in this informative and intriguing interview that presents essential information on assessment and treatment of bipolar disorder in psychotherapy.
|#15843/0157 ASSISTED LIVING DECISIONS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY|
Assisted living decisions are often thought of as merely residential choices, but they reflect a host of considerations: Finances, healthcare, and concerns about new and unknown environments are key elements to consider during this complex process. In this video, Claudia Drossel demonstrates an approach to therapy with caregivers and their loved ones in which the therapist's role is to put the clients' personal history and values in context as they explore the best care options for the clients' circumstances.
|#11889/0430 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (3 Programs)|
This three-part series delves into the mysteries of autism exploring the causes of the disorder, the signs and symptoms seen, tests performed to make or confirm the diagnosis, and interventions used in its treatment. Each of the syndromes under the umbrella known as Autism Spectrum Disorders is also described in detail. This series is an excellent resource for physicians, nurses, developmental specialists, therapists, and teachers.
|#10682/1410 BASIC ATTENDING SKILLS - 4th Edition|
Aimed at professional development for aspiring counselors of ALL kinds, and designed for all courses focusing on skills, counseling theories, and multicultural issues, viewers learn to complete an entire session using only listening skills.
|#16211/1410 BASIC ATTENDING SKILLS - 5th Edition|
The BASIC ATTENDING SKILLS, 5th edition video teaches students how to learn and master the fundamental skills of listening. This video is designed for all courses focusing on listening skills, and applicable to many academic areas including counseling, social work, behavioral health, nursing, pastoral care, and para professional work such as crisis counseling and peer support groups.
|#15190/1410 BASIC INFLUENCING SKILLS SET|
This is a completely new series with relevant and important options for counselor training and professional development. Students will observe the specifics of influencing skills in reality based demonstrations with many subscripts and discussion questions.
|#12745/1410 BEARING WITNESS: Participatory Methods for Tracking the Veins of Injustice and Resistance DVD
"Bearing witness" - in our homes, in our research, and in our travels - can help us move towards social justice. Dr. Michelle Fine retells stories from her experiences as the child of immigrant Jews, travels through Palestine and Israel, and work in prisons. She leads us to understand how we need to place our work squarely inside all the mind and experiences of others if we are to understand oppression and be electrified into action. Grades 9 to A
|#13568/1745 BECOMING A THERAPIST: Inside the Learning Curve|
Now you can help your students walk into their first session with confidence! They’ll hear from new therapists what it’s like to begin clinical work, which will answer troublesome questions, anxieties and provide for fruitful group discussion.
|#12415/0290 BODY ORIENTED TRAUMA THERAPY (3 Programs)|
In this three-part series, researchers and clinicians share their perspectives on the nature of trauma, including recent research on heart rate variability and the role of the social engagement system. They describe trauma's impact on mind and body, and the most effective tools for helping clients heal. Presenters demonstrate a variety of somatic techniques in excerpts from model therapy sessions. Body-oriented practices such as yoga and Impact Model Mugging are discussed, and ways of working with at-risk children and survivors of war and natural disasters are shown.
|#10066/0900 BOTH SIDES OF THE COIN|
A unique and personal look at the issues surrounding the sexual abuse of children and how it affects them as adults. Profiles the lives of two men - a violent victim of violent sexual abuse and a convicted pedophile. With their therapists, they discuss their experiences with the post-traumatic healing process and present their personal insight on the impact of trauma on a survivor's life. An excellent training program for police, prison, and social work.
|#13893/1745 BOWENIAN FAMILY THERAPY with Philip Guerin|
In this video, Guerin skillfully demonstrates ways to engage a closed family system, while highlighting several key principles of Bowenian therapy, including: establishing therapeutic safety and connection with each family member; lowering anxiety; utilizing process questions; neutralizing dysfunctional triangles in the family system; and offering relationship experiments.
|#12975/1753 BOY INTERRUPTED (Full Version)|
This feature documentary examines the life, bipolar disorder and suicide of fifteen year-old Evan Perry. Contemporary interviews with family, friends, doctors and therapists attempt to shed light on this devastating illness. Includes extensive home-movies, photographs and documents to create an intimate portrait of this vibrant, troubled young man and the effect his illness and death had on those who loved him most.
|#15646/1410 BRAIN BASED THERAPY FOR ADOLESCENTS with John Arden|
Relying on research in developmental neurobiology, neuroscience, temperament, and attachment studies as well as evidence-based psychotherapeutic practices, this program addresses the importance of understanding how the brain develops and functions during the actual work of child and adolescent psychotherapy.
|#14172/1410 BRIEF COUNSELING: Children and Adolescents
*Features John Littrell, Counseling and Career Development, Colorado State University; Kirk Zinck, University of Texas-Tyler This engaging and positive program is for the practitioner who desires shorter-term models of counseling and believes that counseling can be fun, interesting, and exciting.
|#13196/0880 BYSTANDER INTERVENTION: Diffusion of Responsibility|
This program explores the psychological phenomena of bystander intervention and the diffusion of responsibility. It examines the case of Kitty Genovese, who was brutally attacked and murdered in her Queens neighborhood while up to 38 witnesses failed to intervene.
|#13486/0450 CARL GUSTAVE JUNG (A Tribute to): Artist of the Soul|
The Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) was one of the founding fathers of modern depth psychology. His most famous concept, the collective unconscious, had a deep influence not only on psychology but also on philosophy and the arts. Here, in his own words and writings, as well as with accounts of his closest relatives, we gain a personal insight into the life of the great psychoanalyst.
|#14911/1745 CARL ROGERS ON PERSON-CENTERED THERAPY|
In this historic interview with Carl Rogers filmed two years before he passed away, the man named the single most influential psychotherapist of the past quarter-century, the founder of the person-centered approach, reflects on his major contributions and explores his provocative opinions on a wide range of topics including therapy, education, and social change.
|#13701/1410 CHALLENGE OF COUNSELING TEENS: Techniques for Engaging and Connecting with Reluctant Youth DVD
*Features John Sommers-Flanagan, Counselor Education, University of Montana. John demonstrates specific engagement techniques showing how to manage resistance as he works with six different teenagers. He shows how counselors can connect with teenagers in ways that deepen the relationship and facilitate therapeutic work and presents strategies for giving direct and powerful feedback and interpretations, and the use of humor and self-disclosure. He works with particularly challenging issues such as anger and destructive social behaviors. This video presents clients with diverse cultural backgrounds and includes clips that illustrate the power of authenticity and spontaneity when counseling teens.
|#14623/1745 CHILD THERAPY CASE CONSULTATION|
Combining Gestalt and expressive arts therapies, Dr. Violet Oaklander has been training therapists from around the world in her unique approach for several decades. Sprinkling in Gestalt themes such as the importance of contact and following the aliveness, Oaklander also demonstrates the specifics of using art therapy techniques to explore each child’s emotional landscape. By sitting in on this consultation session, you will receive a wealth of concrete, practical strategies, and walk away feeling more confident in your ability to bring child therapy to life.
|#13940/1745 CHILD THERAPY WITH THE EXPERTS SERIES (11 Programs) DVD
See many of the world's leading experts in child therapy and counseling conduct actual sessions. This one-of-a-kind series allows you to compare the theories and techniques of a wide range of approaches, including CBT, Gestalt, Narrative, Object Relations, and others
|#10340/0290 CHILDREN WITH DISRUPTED ATTACHMENT (4 Programs)|
A secure attachment system forms the foundation for a child’s development. The often devastating impact of attachment disorder on children’s sense of self, and on their capacity to form attachments with new caregivers, can pose major challenges for foster and adoptive parents, as well as for therapists and group home staff. In this four-video series, the presenters describe the impact of attachment disorder on the ways that children see themselves and interact with others, and how adults can respond most effectively. 1. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH DISRUPTED ATTACHMENT This introductory video explains the internal effects of attachment disorder, and the behaviors that children lacking a "secure base" may display. Intended for parents, residential care workers, and therapists. 42 minutes 2. PARENTING CHILDREN WITH DISRUPTED ATTACHMENT This video examines issues encountered by parents, including foster parents, adoptive parents, or family members who are caring for a child with attachment disorder. 45 minutes 3. CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH DISRUPTED ATTACHMENT This video discusses issues affecting residential staff, including child care workers, camp counselors, and group home supervisors. 44 minutes 4. TREATING CHILDREN WITH DISRUPTED ATTACHMENT This video discusses therapeutic issues, and is intended for counselors, social workers, and therapists. 43 minutes
|#15077/0545 CLASSIC STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY|
A compelling set of short videos illustrating five of psychology's most important studies; The Strange Situation, Bandura on Social Learning, Elizabeth Loftus on Eyewitness Testimony, Milgram's Experiments on Obedience and The Stanford Prison Experiment. Grades 8 to A
|#14366/1410 COACHING AND COUNSELING with Allen Ivey|
Allen Ivey demonstrates the basic coaching model with a white female client. The issues focus on life goals and a five-step model of counseling/coaching is demonstrated. The model can be generalized for use in multiple situations. You will also find that the word coaching is more acceptable to some clients who may shy away from counseling and therapy. Grades 9 to A
|#15469/1745 COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL PERSPECTIVE ON AGGRESSION (A): An Interview with Dr. Donald Meichenbaum|
In this lively interview, Meichenbaum discusses early intervention strategies for children and adolescents who are prone to bullying and violent behaviors, the neurological consequences of abuse and neglect, and the components of stress inoculation used to break the cycle of violence.
|#16061/1745 COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL PERSPECTIVE ON AGGRESSION (A): An Interview with Dr. Donald Meichenbaum|
In this engaging interview with CBT and aggression expert Dr. Donald Meichenbaum discusses violence and aggression, from origin to treatment.
|#15463/0157 COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR LATE-LIFE DEPRESSION with Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, PhD, ABPP|
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective and appropriate approach for late-life depression because it is problem focused, examining and treating present-day problems that negatively impact the client's quality of life. In this video, Dr. Dolores Gallagher-Thompson works with an older woman with depression, demonstrating the technical assets of CBT while skillfully building an effective therapeutic relationship with the client.
|#16072/0157 COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY OVER TIME (Six Sessions with Dr. Amy Wenzel, PhD, ABPP)|
Dr. Amy Wenzel demonstrates this empirically validated approach over the course of six sessions with one client. Cognitive behavioral theory posits that modifying ones thoughts can change not only cognitions, but also behaviors and feelings. Similarly, behavioral strategies can produce fairly immediate reductions in emotional distress, while also serving as agents of cognitive change. This approach has proven effective for treating clients presenting with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, anger, addictions, personality disorders, and adjustment to medical illness. *Closed Captioned
|#13518/0880 COGNITIVE DISSONANCE - DVD|
This program with Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University examines cognitive dissonance rsearch and outlines the essential components. Also considers how cognitive dissonance motivates human behavior as well as introduces Daryl Bern's Social Perception theory as an alternative explanation to cognitive dissonance.
|#15223/1745 COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR OBSESSIONS|
Stopping obsessional thinking patterns is one of the most vexing challenges people deal with, and most therapists are equally mystified about how to really help their clients free themselves from the torture of fearful thoughts. Here, notable anxiety disorder expert Reid Wilson employs a variation of cognitive-behavioral and strategic methods in two live sessions, demonstrating his unique approach to tackling obsessive thinking.
|#13873/1745 COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR WEIGHT LOSS: A Coaching Session|
In this video of an actual cognitive therapy session, Dr. Judith Beck works with Anne to develop practical skills that will enable her to lose weight and make enduring changes to her lifestyle.
|#15861/0157 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL GROUP PLAY INTERVENTIONS with Linda A. Reddy, PhD|
Dr. Linda A. Reddy demonstrates evidence-based approaches to implementing cognitive-behavioral group play interventions with children who are 4 to10 years old. Often times, children with neurocognitive and behavioral issues such as ADHD, have trouble interacting with other children and adults. *Closed Captioned
|#13633/0795 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR PTSD (3-Ring Binder and CD-ROM)|
One out of three patients in addiction treatment has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Now more than ever, treatment professionals require reliable and effective resources to address the needs of patients with substance use and post-traumatic stress disorders. Based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD is an easy-to-implement, evidence-based program for the integrated treatment of co-occurring substance use and post-traumatic stress disorders.
|#12819/1745 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY with Donald Meichenbaum (Psychotherapy with the Experts Series) DVD
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 three-part program, Donald 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.
|#12751/1745 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY with John Krumboltz, PhD|
John Krumboltz’s learning approach to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an inspiration to all therapists, regardless of orientation. Watch him masterfully demonstrate an actual therapy session in this three-part video! Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#15203/1410 COLLABORATIVE HELPING: A Practice Framework for Family-Centered Services with William Madsen, Family Institute of Cambridge|
This video introduces Collaborative Helping, an integrated practice framework that draws from cutting edge ideas and practices in family therapy, community / organizational development, and post-modern thinking while applying them in a concrete and accessible fashion. It offers a flexible map to help practitioners operationalize family-centered principles in the everyday "messiness" of practice in order to assist individuals and families envision desired lives, address long-standing problems and develop proactive coping strategies in the context of their local communities.
|#11440/1315 COMMUNICATION SERIES FOR CAREGIVERS (6 Programs)|
Provides an authoritative collection of six essential programs for training caregivers to communicate effectively with patients who have hearing loss, aphasia, or early to mid stage Alzheimer's, also to develop cultural competence, and to provide care for someone with mid to late stage Alzheimer's disease.
|#12519/1315 COMMUNICATION SKILLS (Communication Series for Caregivers)|
Can there actually be an area of professional development for healthcare workers that is more important than the ability to communicate? In two directions? Both giving and receiving information. Viewers learn what it means to communicate effectively and meaningfully.
|#9505/0290 COMPLEX PTSD IN CHILDREN (2 Programs) DVD
Abused and neglected children are traumatized. This two part comprehensive series from Dr. Bessel van der Kolk provides etiology, assessment, advocacy and therapeutic intervention techniques for dealing with complex PTSD in abused and neglected children.
|#14067/1725 CONFESSIONS (THE)|
Why would four innocent men confess to a brutal crime they didn't commit? This is a study of police and prosecutorial misconduct and incompetence that leads in the directly opposite direction from justice being served. They didn't just confess; they were convicted based on those confessions!
|#13519/0880 CONFORMITY - DVD|
Offering such examples of conformity as teenage fashion choices and the groupthink leading to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, this program with Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University examines the psychological concept of conformity.
|#14405/1745 CONFRONTING DEATH AND OTHER EXISTENTIAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY with Irvin Yalom, M.D.|
Here’s a chance to have a front row seat as Dr. Irvin Yalom talks to a packed room of therapists about a topic rarely discussed in our field: death. Sharing ideas from his most recent book, "Staring at the Sun" Yalom shows us how to confront death in order to invigorate and enhance our own lives and the lives of our patients.
|#10692/1410 CONFRONTING RACIAL AND GENDER DIFFERENCE: Three Approaches to Multicultural Counseling and Therapy DVD
Counselors and would-be counselors today often find themselves dealing with individuals from other cultures, races and backgrounds. Viewers will discover many of the issues underlying cross-racial counseling and therapy. Unintentional racism, insight into client thought processes, and specific ideas for practice are provided in this challenging video. Grades 9 to A
|#13156/1745 COPING WITH THE SUICIDE OF A LOVED ONE with Albert Ellis DVD
Viewers learn the use of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy by watching the originator of the method in a therapy session with Roseanne, whose husband committed suicide in front of her and her baby daughter ten years ago. She has been overwhelmed by guilt and grief ever since.
|#16055/0635 CORE STUDIES IN PSYCHOLOGY SERIES (Three programs)|
This essential three-part series offers three classic case studies in developmental, cognitive, and physiological psychology. Discussions on how theory of mind develops in people with autism, the link between gambling and cognitive bias, and a landmark study of neuroplasticity are all presented with commentary from the theorists themselves, who explain their methodology and concepts in a way that will be accessible to psychology students at all levels. Three closed captioned programs - 15 to 23 minutes each: BARON-COHEN: Autism GRIFFITHS: Cognitive Bias and Gambling MAGUIRE: Navigation and Brain Structure
|#12717/1410 COUNSELING AND NEUROSCIENCE: Implications for Microskills and Practice|
Dr. Allen Ivey presents brain basics to a class of counselors and therapists. Those who teach the skills course will find this video's attention to microskill implications for neural plasticity and the impact of a positive approach on neurons and neurotransmitters. Social justice implications such as the poisoning of the brain from poverty and abuse are stressed. Counseling using the microskills wellness approach can actually help the client develop new neural networks. Grades 9 to A
|#14818/1410 COUNSELING AND PRIVILEGE (6 DVDs)|
How do mental health professionals work toward multicultural competence? One place to start is to begin the process of self-awareness, particularly in the area of socially privileged identities. In this ground-breaking series, Lew Schlosser interviews psychologists with expertise in six key areas of privilege: White, Heterosexual, Christian, Ability, Male and Social Class.Grades 9 to A
|#12720/1410 COUNSELING ARAB AMERICANS: Diversity, Treatment Goals and Interventions DVD
This two-part series featuring Sylvia Nassar McMillan, provides both content and practical knowledge, as well as demonstration counseling vignettes to illustrate diversity among Arab American clients and their issues, particularly in today's post 9-11 U.S. and global climate. Authors are leading scholars in the field, with roots in one of the largest Arab American communities in the country. Grades 9 to A
|#14185/1410 COUNSELING CHILDREN: Brief Strategies
*Features Mary Bradford Ivey, University of South Florida, Tampa (Mary's school counseling program was named one of the top ten in the U.S. at the Christa MacAulliffe Conference) This best-selling program shows how to conduct a five-stage interview with elementary students. Mary demonstrates how to use the community genogram and family tree to obtain cultural and contextual strengths of children. Subtitles highlight the key skills and strategies Mary uses in her positive approach to counseling children. Spirituality is demonstrated as an important strength for children.
|#14646/1410 COUNSELING IMMIGRANTS|
As our demographics change, mental health practitioners, counselors and psychologists all need to be aware of the specific needs of immigrants. In this DVD, two scenarios are presented: school-counseling as well as community-based scenarios that touch upon language, culture, family, education, and work-related concerns which impact the well-being and needs of immigrant clients.
|#14367/1410 COUNSELING INTAKE PROCESS: Culturally Competent Demonstrations and Debriefings|
*Features Brent Beam, with Karolyn Sentor and Craig Woodsmall, Washington University in St. Louis What is the counseling intake process and how can mental health practitioners make it successful for clients of culturally diverse backgrounds? In this program two distinctively different approaches to the intake session are demonstrated. Grades 9 to A
|#12645/1410 COUNSELING MUSLIMS IN A WESTERN CONTEXT - DVD
Dr. Farah Ibrahim examines some of the tensions and family issues that are causing Muslims living in Western societies to seek out or require counseling. Those providing such counseling must be aware of and sensitive to these issues be they personal, spousal, parental, etc., in order to offer any kind of meaningful help.
|#15629/1410 COUNSELING PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES with Robin Miller|
Robin Miller demonstrates how cognitive reframing can be used to change the client’s negative thought patterns to more positive thoughts and shares the importance of identifying strengths to increase the client’s self-efficacy. It concludes with information on disability sensitivity tips.
|#14182/1410 COUNSELING SURVIVORS OF VIOLENCE
*Features Nancy Baron, International Consultant on Violence How do we work with clients who have experienced severe trauma such as war and rape, or children who have lost their parents? Nancy Baron has worked with displaced persons in Cambodia, Uganda, and Sri Lanka. She presents her model of crisis management and training.
|#10563/1410 COUNSELING THE MULTIRACIAL POPULATION: Couples, Individuals, and Families DVD
This program provides counselors with a better understanding of the worldview experiences of interracial couples, multiracial individuals, and multiracial families - including transracial adoptive families. Grades 9 to A
|#12640/1410 COUNSELING VETERANS: Strategies for Working with Returning Soldiers|
Veterans are members of a distinct cultural group, as are their families. Returning from war is an experience that few outside of this culture can ever hope to understand, but for counselors charged with helping vets with this transition getting a grip on that reality is critical. Viewers get essential information that will help them understand the distinct counseling issues they will face as they take on this responsibility.
|#13885/1745 COUPLES THERAPY WITH THE EXPERTS (6 Programs)|
Couples therapy is exceedingly difficult to master, and in-depth training and experience in individual therapy unfortunately does not prepare one for the rapid pace, potential pitfalls, and multifaceted nature of working with couples in crisis. This unique series showcases six leading couples therapists conducting live sessions and then discussing their work. By viewing these practitioners actually doing couples therapy, students and therapists-in-training will get a better sense of what couples therapy is really like, and can have different styles to emulate. Six Programs approximately 2 hours each: BEHAVIORAL COUPLES THERAPY - Richard Stuart, DSW EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED COUPLES THERAPY - Sue Johnson, EdD EXPERIENTIAL THERAPY - Augustus Y. Napier, PhD IMAGO COUPLES THERAPY - Pat Love, EdD INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS THERAPY - Richard Schwartz, PhD STRATEGIC COUPLES THERAPY - James Coyne, PhD *Includes an Instructor's Manual for each program
|#16086/1341 COWBOY COMMUNITY KITCHEN|
The 'Cowboy Chef' Mark Connelly, gets a group of brain injury survivors together in a community kitchen to cook, laugh, share and learn. Mark is completely deaf as a result of meningitis, Robin and Kerry are legally blind. All struggle with various outcomes of their brain injury but, as the film reveals, a community kitchen can provide the perfect space to build renewed trust in each other, in their own abilities and in life itself. The therapeutic and social effects of the Community Kitchen idea is widely applicable and effective in seniors' residences and shelters of all kinds. *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request
|#12647/1410 CREATING MORE SATISFYING LIVES: A Live Demonstration of Happenstance Career Theory|
In a spontaneous and unrehearsed demonstration, Dr. Krumboltz applies Happenstance Learning Theory with a female Chinese-American graduate student contemplating career directions. Career counseling here goes far beyond achieving the so-called BEST job for the MOST money. It also is taken past strict career PLANNING in that spontaneity, luck and perhaps fate can all play parts in delivering true job satisfaction.
|#14471/1745 CREATIVE HEALING IN MENTAL HEALTH|
*Featuring Judith Rubin, PhD and Eleanor Irwin, PhD Here is a rare opportunity to witness world-famous art and drama therapists working with clients from all walks of life on their journeys to healing, including an adolescent boy with Asperger’s, families affected by cancer, an Alzheimer’s patient, and combat veterans. See how these simple yet profound techniques support clients in uncovering unexpected parts of themselves as they process traumas, explore their fears, and tap into strengths they didn’t know they had.
|#14744/0430 CRISIS INTERVENTION IN ACTION|
These video clips demonstrate various crisis intervention scenarios through the use of role-play by the author and his students. Included scenarios address job loss, complicated grief, domestic violence, psychological autopsy, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, PTSD, rape, violent students, and suicide. Also included is an interview with a crisis worker who dealt with Katrina evacuees.
|#14864/0430 CROSSING THE LINE: The Dilemma of Staff-Patient Involvement|
Using a docudrama style, this program explores the psychology and dynamics with the difficult subject of staff over-involvement with patients. It addresses staff vulnerability, countertransference, and the mutual responsibility of co-workers in enabling or intervening in the process.
|#13148/1410 CULTURAL IDENTITY THEORY: Definition, Present Status, and Research Findings|
William Cross's original work with racial identity theory has expanded and influenced all multicultural thought. In this new program, we see an expanded version of the theory. Cultural identity theory changed the way we think about therapy with all clients, regardless of color, gender, or sexual orientation. Grades 9 to A
|#13233/1883 CULTURALLY ALERT COUNSELING (6 Programs) DVD
"The Department of Counseling thanks you for sharing these excellent videos with us. Your series clearly demonstrates culturally responsive skills in action. These programs are a great contribution to the counseling profession." Lorriane Guth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Now, for the first time, counselors have access to a comprehensive set of DVDs on working with diverse clients. CULTURALLY ALERT COUNSELING: DEMONSTRATIONS OF KEY PRACTICES WITH AFRICAN AMERICAN, ASIAN, LATINO/LATINA, CONSERVATIVE RELIGIOUS, AND LESBIAN/GAY CLIENTS is now available in one boxed set. The DVDs are guided, explicit demonstrations of how to seamlessly infuse culture into counseling sessions.
|#16070/0157 CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY OVER TIME (6 programs)|
Dr. Pamela A. Hays, PhD demonstrates an approach to therapy that focuses on helping alleviate a client's presenting issues in a manner best suited to the client's cultural identity, context, and preferences. This approach seeks ways to explain and adapt techniques so that they make sense from the client's perspective. Such adaptation validates the client's experiences, which in turn can encourage the client to consider the need for change, resulting in overall greater therapeutic effectiveness. In this program, Dr. Hays demonstrates her approach over the course of six sessions.
|#13770/1745 DEATH, DYING AND GRIEF IN PSYCHOTHERAPY (2 Programs)|
Led by Milton Viederman, MD, therapists of all orientations will benefit from seeing how psychoanalytic and psychodynamic principles can be effectively adapted to short-term therapy with clients and patients facing issues of grief, death and dying. This series contains two volumes: A Brief Psychodynamic Approach and Hospital Consultation with Mentally Ill Patients.
|#14977/0405 DELETE: The Art of Forgetting|
In Canada, a simple medication is being used to liberate people from traumatic memories. And an entirely different approach is being taken in Munich - trauma therapy through simple eye exercises, known as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR. Will neuroscientists succeed in finding the brain’s delete key?Grades 9 to A
|#11275/0430 DEMENTIA WITH DIGNITY|
The primary goal of this series is to familiarize the viewer with general techniques for effectively working with individuals suffering from dementia. The goals are to enhance quality of life; communicate effectively, and meet any special challenges that present themselves.
|#14413/1410 DEVELOPMENTAL ASPECTS OF GROUP COUNSELING|
*Features Rex Stockton, Past President, ASGW Engaging and practical, this easy-to-teach series follows the life of a personal growth group for 16 weeks. Two beginning group leaders present basic competencies at each group stage as they gain in skill and confidence. Stockton is one of the ultimate teachers of group work. These programs work! Ideal for all group classes. Part I - Early Development, Part 2 - Transition/Working Stage, Part 3 - Working Stage/Termination.
|#15530/1745 DIALECTICAL BEHAVIORAL THERAPY with Marsha Linehan, PhD|
Enjoy this rare opportunity to watch a true pioneer in action. Marsha Linehan is the creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is best known for her success with suicidal and highly complex clients. The amount of evidence-based research surrounding DBT is tremendous; not only in its application with Borderline Personality Disorder, but also with many other hard-to-treat conditions. In this video, watch Linehan demonstrate her approach with an extremely challenging client who manifests significant Axis II issues
|#14002/1410 DIALOGUE UNDERSTANDING OF HEALING - An Indigenous Healer and Western Psychology: A Case Study|
Western Psychology has rarely listened to (and much less integrated) Indigenous healers' perspectives about psychological illness and health. In his address, Rockey Robbins, Ph.D., calls upon a case study with Indigenous healer White Bear to give voice to his alternative views about diagnosis and treatment.
|#14842/1410 DIFFICULT CLIENTS, CHALLENGING SITUATIONS|
*Featuring Kevin Nadal, John Jay College of Criminal Justice While counseling programs train their students to enter the world of counseling, sometimes these beginning counselors find themselves in difficult and uncomfortable situations. This video addresses some of those challenging moments in session, where a counselor has to think quickly and respond appropriately.
|#10691/1410 DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH AND CRISIS STABILIZATION FOR CHILDREN|
How can professionals really help children recover from trauma after disasters? This live demonstration video presents the guiding principles for effectively dealing with post traumatic effects after children experience extremes of violence and/or destruction, even such as Hurricane Katrina and the devastating tsunami. Grades 9 to A
|#15898/0773 DISCOVERY TO RECOVERY: Science, Spirituality and 12-Step Facilitated Recovery|
Since 1935 over 200 research studies have provided evidence that millions have entered recovery utilizing 12-step programs. Over the past decades, a rigorous science of recovery has emerged. Some of this science comes from evidence based studies of the treatment of early life trauma in early recovery. The social sciences, spiritual disciplines (Christianity, Buddhism, etc.) and enhancement of health from meditation practices such as mindfulness merge seamlessly into the understanding of 12-Step facilitated recovery. Quantum physics and neuroscience, including scientific studies of spiritual states, neuroimaging of the brain, and studies of genetic influence on a person’s predisposition for addictive disorders also contribute. Completing the picture, research findings in neurobiology reveal how psychoactive drugs work within the brain to cause the many manifestations of addictive disorders.
|#15002/0603 DR. TONY ATTWOOD PRESENTS: Asperger's Diagnostic Assessment|
Exploring the Asperger assessment process, this program presents unrehearsed interviews between Tony Attwood and Brett, a young boy with Asperger syndrome. Explains the various manifestations, including sensory and motor difficulties and social skills challenges, and considers gender-specific and age-specific challenges.
|#15464/0157 DREAM WORK IN PRACTICE|
In this DVD, Clara E. Hill PhD demonstrates her three-stage model for working with dreams, where she works with the client to explore the dream in detail, find insights by expanding on initial interpretations of the dream, and consolidate those insights and take action to address issues in her waking life.
|#13071/0880 DSM-IV: Personality Disorders DVD
From the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, illustrates the primary traits and clinical characteristics of each of the 14 DSM-III-R and DSM-IV personality disorders, this program with Theodore Millon presents short vignettes that clarify the natures of the disorders.
|#14157/0157 EFFECTIVE PSYCHOANALYTIC THERAPY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER SEVERE DISORDERS
Dr. Bertram P. Karon demonstrates this psychoanalytic approach to treating clients who have severe mental disorders. This approach focuses on providing a strong, safe relationship in which to explore the symptoms and possible sources of the client's disorder.
|#10869/1745 EFFECTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH MEN featuring Dr. Ronald Levant|
Men are often reluctant to seek psychotherapy and when they do the idea of talking about their feelings to resolve problems is not on the agenda. They often avoid expressing their emotions due to fear, anxiety or learned ways of relating, making progress difficult and dropout more likely. Dr. Ronald Levant has spent years developing a technique that can be described as psycho-educational to help men clear these hurdles.
|#15468/1745 EFFECTIVELY INTERVENING WITH VIOLENT BEHAVIOR: An Interview with Dr. Peter Fonagy|
In this lively and engaging interview, Peter Fonagy, PhD, offers both a theoretical foundation for understanding violent behaviors as well as practical tools for clinicians working with violent offenders.
|#14536/2010 ELDER LOVING CARE: Oral Hygiene Caregiver Training|
Poor oral care can lead to pain, poor nutrition, and an increased risk of additional health problems for older adults. This video will equip home, hospital, and long-term care staff with basic oral care skills to assess, assist with, and perform daily oral hygiene needs for older adults.
|#14472/1745 EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY IN ACTION (2 DVDs)
*Featuring Dr. Sue Johnson After serving in Iraq as a helicopter pilot, Matt has returned with a PTSD diagnosis and finds himself shutting down emotionally, leaving Rhea feeling hurt, abandoned, and more like an employee than a partner. But her desperate longing to be seen and appreciated comes out as escalating anger, leaving Matt feeling overwhelmed and wanting to withdraw further. In a single session, Dr. Johnson helps them conceptualize their conflicts in attachment terms, gain an understanding of their negative cycle, and begin to reveal some of the vulnerable feelings that underlie their explosive anger. Commentary before, during, and after the consultation and session provides insight into her approach.
|#15848/1745 EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY WITH SAME SEX COUPLES by Sue Johnson|
While therapeutic resources for heterosexual couples are plentiful, there’s very little available for therapists working with same sex couples. This long-awaited video features one of the best and most popular couples therapists today, Dr. Sue Johnson, founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). The underlying assumption in Emotionally Focused Therapy, says expert couples therapist Dr. Johnson, is that vulnerable emotions, emotion regulation strategies, and attachment needs and fears are universal. In this illuminating new video, Johnson applies her groundbreaking therapeutic framework to the relationship difficulties of two same-sex couples, one gay and one lesbian. If you’re looking to increase your skill with same-sex couples or gain deeper insight into the EFT model for partners of any sexual orientation, you’ll love this engaging and culturally important video.
|#14817/1410 EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: Values, Theory and Action|
Social justice is an exercise in empowerment and wellness for individuals, groups, and communities, but counselors and therapists have been trained to work in an individualistic framework and give insufficient attention to community action. The values of a caring collective community lead the practitioner into a broader theoretical worldview. Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky from the University of Miami provides specifics for social justice practice Grades 9 to A
|#14406/1745 EMPOWERMENT FAMILY THERAPY|
*Featuring Dr. Frank Pittman Do you want to be more effective at empowering your clients to make the changes in their lives that will get them what they really want? Dr. Pittman is one of the most passionate therapists around when it comes to helping people take responsibility for their lives, as you’ll see in this live couples therapy session.
|#12824/1745 ENCOUNTER GROUPS FOR ADDICTIONS (3 Programs)|
Institutional demands including increased paperwork and funding cuts have recently threatened the livelihood of encounter groups. In this series, Rod Mullen demonstrates how and why we need to keep the encounter group thriving. Illustrated with powerful and compelling vignettes from actual encounter groups, these videos explore how encounter groups have evolved, what we can do to improve groups and overcome pitfalls, and what the keys are to leading successful groups. *Detailed descriptions of each program are available on our website. Volume 1: EVOLUTION OF THE ENCOUNTER GROUP, 65 minutes Volume II: PITFALLS AND SOLUTIONS, 75 minutes Volume III: KEYS TO FOSTERING GROWTH, 75 minutes #12824/1745 Three programs 2009 $149.95 each or Series $349.95
|#15622/1745 ENGAGING THE AMBIVALENT OCD CLIENT|
Working with therapeutic resistance is often discussed in psychotherapy training, but the ambivalent OCD client poses a unique challenge for clinicians. Here, anxiety expert Reid Wilson demonstrates a counterintuitive cognitive-behavioral approach to confronting safety-seeking behaviors that can help these clients maintain commitment to recovery. If you’re looking for a fresh understanding of OCD and effective ways to treat its self-reinforcing nature, you’ll find it in Wilson’s engaging, lively approach.
|#14622/1745 ERVING POLSTER ON GESTALT THERAPY|
In the psychotherapy profession, there are many experts, but few true masters, and Erving Polster is certainly one of the latter. In this in-depth interview, viewers get to know Polster’s unique take on Gestalt therapy, and learn how he boldly elevates ordinary conversations into life-affirming encounters.
|#15613/0787 ESSENTIALS OF PLAY THERAPY WITH ABUSED CHILDREN|
This informative video program from renowned practitioner and author Eliana Gil illuminates the unique benefits of play therapy for children who have been physically or sexually abused. Sharing her warmth and clinical insight, Dr. Gil brings viewers into the therapeutic playroom, describes how play activities fit into the reparative process, and provides helpful pointers for practice. With the help of child volunteers, the video demonstrates the use of art supplies, the sandtray, puppets, the dollhouse, masks, and more. Dr. Gil also discusses ways to allay children's fears about therapy and establish a good working rapport.
|#15905/0773 EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT OF CO-OCCURING DISORDERS: A Toolkit Approach (4 DVDs)|
This multi-disc presentation by Charles W. Nuckols gives clinicians the latest research on the interface between Substance-Related Disorders and other DSM-IV and expected changes in DSM-V entities. Participants can expect to learn how this research translates into actual work with clients. Empirically based psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions will be the focus of this skills training event. Case vignettes will be utilized to demonstrate application of clinical technique.
|#9395/0755 EXPLAINING PTSD IS PART OF TREATING PTSD: Lessons for Mental Health Professionals|
In this program, two experts, Dr. Frank Ochberg and Dr. Angie Panos, give new therapists, and therapists new to PTSD, insightful and thoughtful suggestions about explaining the condition.Grades 9 to A
|#15192/1410 EXPLORING CYBER BULLYING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: What Every Counselor Needs to Know, and What Young People Really Think!|
Cyber-bullying affects young people of all demographics and walks of life. This video teaches counselors how to reach out to these young people and connect with them to begin the healing process. The DVD emphasizes the importance of partnering with young people to confront the issue, and draws from cutting edge ideas and practices in family therapy, community and organizational development, and post-modern thinking while applying them in a concrete, accessible, and immediately applicable fashion.
|#15786/1005 EXPLORING HUMAN NATURE|
Learn how social rules, unconscious biases, and "group think" heavily influence how we analyze and make decisions. Dr. Philip Zimbardo has spent his career in social psychology - the study of human nature and how we’re influenced by others and by social rules internalized in childhood. Narrated by Dr. Zimbardo, this fascinating program offers insights into the underlying forces driving individual and group behavior. You’ll observe unsuspecting human subjects in twenty situations that test the boundaries of individualism and group mentality. *CC
|#15400/0635 EXPOSED: Observing Human Behavior (4 Programs)|
Joy, sadness, fear, anger - sometimes they hide behind a calm, sociable façade. In other cases, the more we try to conceal them, the more visible they become. This four-part series illuminates connections between the physical and psychological aspects of human behavior. Viewers will gain an understanding of the importance of body language, facial expression, and tone of voice, in relation to key concepts such as empathy, aggression, and territorial instinct. Hosted by noted psychologist John Marsden, each program explores - through humorous, poignant, and sometimes frightening examples - the interrelationship of human emotion and action.
|#15194/1745 EXPOSURE THERAPY FOR PHOBIAS|
In these live phobia-oriented sessions with a real patient, Reid Wilson demonstrates Exposure Therapy in action, offering a frame of reference that clinicians can begin to apply immediately.
|#10878/0635 EXTREME SPORTS AND TEENS: The Psychology of Risk Addiction|
Many teens see themselves as indestructible anyway and have a pretty natural desire to experience thrills. They have also been fed, almost since birth, with media notions based on WWF 'wrestling', the Jackass-type daredevil videos, as well as video games that keep pushing the envelope. Adrenaline is an addictive drug and a good source for it can be found in extreme and dangerous sports. It can also be as deadly as heroin or crack.
|#15691/0635 FALSE MEMORIES: Skepticism, Susceptibility, and the Impact on Psychotherapy|
The early 1990s saw a dramatic rise in the use - or misuse - of repressed memory as a psychoanalytic tool. While more and more therapists were encouraging their adult patients to revive supposedly long-buried recollections of childhood sexual abuse, a small minority of experts began to question that methodology - chief among them a cognitive psychologist named Elizabeth Loftus. This film shows how Dr. Loftus challenged the trend of memory "recovery" even as she expanded and enriched the study of human memory in contemporary psychology
|#15204/1410 FAMILY THERAPY: Universal and Unique Approaches to Solving Problems with Samuel Gladding, Ph.D.|
Through a series of entertaining, brief, and instructional role plays, Dr. Gladding reviews several universals of family treatment approaches, such as types of communication patterns, rules, and feedback. He describes additional concepts including homeostasis, secondary change, and developmental aspects of a problem, then demonstrates effective use of these techniques to treat a multigenerational family.
|#12716/1410 FEMINIST COUNSELING AND CULTURAL THERAPY: Two Demonstrations DVD
Two dynamic and real interviews demonstrate key principles of Feminist Counseling and Cultural Therapy, their similarities and differences. Grades 9 to A
|#13693/0157 FEMINIST THERAPY OVER TIME - DVD
In this program, Dr. Laura S. Brown demonstrates how this qualitative and phenomenological approach, which takes into account the meanings of gender and power in the client's social realities, empowers the client.
|#15644/1410 FINDING THE SKILLIONAIRE IN EVERY PERSON: A Conversation Map to Enhance Social
and Emotional Skills with Children and Adolescents|
Based on the popular book The Skill’ionaire in Every Child, this film examines thought-provoking conversational practices to bring forth, develop, and strengthen adult and children’s skills. Dr. Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin works with a female client struggling with anxiety over her workload and a young Asian American woman dealing with strict family cultural expectations.
|#15121/1410 FIVE APPROACHES TO COUNSELING ADOLESCENTS|
This 5-part series leads counselors through the unique and complex benefits and challenges of working with clients ages 13-19 from diverse backgrounds, and their families. Using Cognitive Behavioral, Narrative, Interpersonal, and Mindfulness approaches, each segment presents a theoretical framework, excerpts from sessions, and a close look at specific skills and interventions.
|#15590/1410 FIVE FORCES OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY (5 Programs)|
In any counseling or psychology program, classes in theory are arguably some of the most important and relevant courses of study. Lessons in theoretical insight provide the foundation needed to understand the dynamics of human behavior and choose the therapeutic approach most appropriate to specific clients and situations. Counseling and psychology theories are often grouped into five key approaches, known as the "Five Forces": Psychoanalytic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Existential-Humanistic, Multicultural, and Social Justice. This video collection helps effectively link theory to practice by offering demonstrations that deconstruct these key theories.
|#15982/1410 FIVE QUESTIONS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE: The Answers that Define You|
This program shows how combining the Socratic process of questioning with the guidelines of Adler can generate life-changing questions for a therapist to utilize in assisting a client. It presents a simple approach to helping clients move from disappointment, discontent, and dysfunction to an autonomous, rewarding, values-focused life.Grades 9 to A
Drs. Robert D. Enright and Richard P. Fitzgibbons discuss and demonstrate their forgiveness-centered approach to psychotherapy. Forgiveness is the process of uncovering and letting go of anger at someone who has caused the client pain. This can be the path to healing in many situations, as anger is frequently at the core of a client's issues and may be the center of many disorders.
|#16018/1047 FREE THE MIND|
In 1992 Professor Richard Davidson, one of the world's leading neuroscientists, met the Dalai Lama, who encouraged him to apply the same rigorous methods he used to study depression and anxiety to the study of compassion and kindness, those qualities cultivated by Tibetan meditation practice. The results of Davidson's studies at the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, are portrayed in Free the Mind as they are applied to treating PTSD in returning Iraqi vets and children with ADHD. The film poses two fundamental questions: What really is consciousness, and how does it manifest in the brain and body? And is it possible to physically change the brain solely through mental practices?
|#15858/0157 FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY FOR HIGH-RISK ADOLESCENTS with James F. Alexander, PhD|
James F. Alexander demonstrates his approach to working with families that have teenage children exhibiting behavior issues and associated emotional disruptions. Teens with behavior problems are one of the most difficult populations with whom therapists work, as adolescents and their families frequently enter treatment against their will, either under legal order or at strong insistence of authority figures such as school administrators. Family interactions can be hostile, and a sense of hopelessness is not uncommon.
|#15594/1410 FUTURE FOCUS ON THE NEEDS OF TRANSGENDERS with Phyllis Randolph Frye|
Phyllis Randolph Frye is the first openly transgender judge in the United States. Having lived more than 60 percent of life as the woman she always felt herself to be, Phyllis remains on the cutting edge of LGBTIQ legal and political issues. In this program, Ms. Frye offers various ideas on such topics as what restroom to use, the legality of marriages, dealing with probation officers if convicted of a crime, whether or not surgery is necessary, and how to advise nursing home clients in the care of transgender elderly.
|#14874/1410 FUTURE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE IN PSYCHOLOGY: Recollections and Social-Historical Contexts|
Dr. Bertha G. Holliday, Ph.D. discusses the intersections of race/ethnicity, diversity and social justice, and includes an overview of psychology’s social justice efforts. What contributions can the study and practise of psychology make to the cause?
|#14504/0157 GAY, LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL CLIENTS - DVD
Dr. Ruperto M. Perez demonstrates and discusses his approach to working with lesbian, gay, or bisexual individuals. In this session, Dr. Perez illustrates his affirmative approach to therapy with a client named Denise, a woman who in the past year has divorced her husband of 26 years, come out to friends and family as a lesbian, and entered a new relationship with a woman.
|#10708/1410 GEORGE ALBEE ON PREVENTION|
The late George Albee was former president of the American Psychological Association. He held what many considered to be rather radical views on the general state of Public Mental Health and how it was being let down by the professionals who were supposed to be making it better as well as by society in general. In this, his last comprehensive interview prior to his death in 2006, he expresses his belief that prevention should be the ultimate focus of virtually all health programs. Grades 9 to A
|#15467/1745 GETTING CONTROL OF YOURSELF: Anger Management Tools and Techniques|
In this lively and instructive video, watch anger management expert, Christian Conte, PhD, present his comprehensive and practical theory for treating - and healing - even the most violent offenders. You will learn about the neurochemistry of anger, how to recognize your client’s personal anger-types, and how to help them master antidotes to each. In addition, you will become skilled at helping clients recognize their triggers, detach from their thoughts, and use their self-awareness more effectively.
|#16085/0635 GIANTS OF PSYCHOLOGY (10 Programs)|
This ten-part series introduces students to key theorists whose concepts are basic to an understanding of psychology. Rare archival materials bring these seminal thinkers to life, while meticulously shot contemporary footage reinforces the vocabulary and concepts necessary to understanding psychological research. In addition, the narrator of each program has played a significant role in extending the work of the giants of psychology he or she presents. Ten 25 to 41-minute programs: MARY AINSWORTH: Attachment and the Growth of Love BANDURA'S SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY: An Introduction JOHN BOWLBY: Attachment Theory Across Generations JOHN DEWEY: An Introduction to His Life and Work ERIK H. ERIKSON: A Life’s Work WILLIAM JAMES: The Psychology of Possibility MARIA MONTESSORI: Her Life and Legacy PIAGET'S DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY: An Overview B.F. SKINNER: A Fresh Appraisal VYGOTSKY'S DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY: An Introduction *All programs are Closed Captioned *Detailed descriptions of each program are available
|#13949/1745 GIFT OF THERAPY (THE): A Conversation with Irvin Yalom, MD
|#13654/0635 GOOD SOLDIER (THE)|
"War is about one thing only: it’s about killing. You either learn to kill somebody else or you get killed or wounded yourself." This film examines how soldiers grapple simultaneously with their duty and their own humanity as it tracks the perilous psychological journeys of four decorated combat veterans of World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War.
|#14407/1745 GROUP THERAPY: A Live Demonstration|
*Features Irvin Yalom, MD and Molyn Leszcz, MD In this remarkable demonstration you will witness group therapy and Irvin Yalom’s novel "The Schopenhauer Cure" come alive simultaneously in two unscripted group psychotherapy sessions. The result is a training video that is destined to become a classic for students of group therapy and Yalom fans alike. This video captures a historic presentation at the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting - a must see for group therapists and fans of Irvin Yalom and Molyn Leszcz alike.
|#13725/1410 GROUP WORK: Leading in the Here and Now Series (3 Programs) DVD
Dr. Marguerite (Peg) Carroll interacts with a group of observers to discuss key concepts of group development while leading a real group move through its various stages. These instructional timeouts offer clear discussion of theory and rationale for what is happening in the group. Leadership roles are demonstrated as the group process evolves. Grades 9 to A
|#13291/0795 GUIDE FOR LIVING WITH PTSD (A): Perspectives for Professionals and Their Clients|
Through compelling client testimonials and expert guidance from renowned researchers at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, this video educates clinicians, clients, and families on the history, epidemiology, challenges, and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
|#15213/1745 HARNESSING THE POWER OF GENOGRAMS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY|
"A genogram (also known as a McGoldrick-Gerson study or a Lapidus Schematic) is a pictorial display of a person's family relationships and medical history." WIKIPEDIA This is a rare opportunity to watch the therapist who developed and popularized genograms demonstrate how to actually create and utilize them in a therapy session.
|#15748/1820 HARRY: Behavioral Treatment of Self-Abuse|
Harry is one of the most unforgettable documentaries ever produced. Actual treatment sessions, conducted by Dr. Richard M. Foxx, were filmed through a one-way mirror. At the time of this treatment, Harry was 24 years old and had spent most of his life in institutions wearing various types of physical restraints. Although only mildly developmentally impaired, the severity of his self-abuse had defeated all attempts to educate him. This DVD shows classic examples of fading, extinction, time-out, and other basic procedures of behavioral treatment. Viewers will see the subtle changes in Harry's behavior during baseline sessions, time-out, and treatment. Dr. Foxx's narration enhances the documentary footage as he explains how the treatment techniques were developed, evaluated, and continually modified as treatment progressed.
|#12903/1745 HEALING CHILDHOOD ABUSE THROUGH PSYCHODRAMA|
In these extremely powerful live group sessions (see also TRAUMA AND THE BODY: A Psychodramatic Approach #12904), master clinician and psychodramatist Tian Dayton works with group participants to confront childhood abuse, and work through trauma that they are carrying in their bodies. Dayton addresses these delicate issues with directness and great care, employing innovative action-oriented techniques that you can use in your work with clients, whether you are trained in psychodrama or not.
|#11028/1410 HEALING ROAD: The Native American Tradition|
Native Americans have suffered violence for centuries. This video helps address the issue of multicultural healing. Native American practitioners raise questions about the appropriateness of current theoretical approaches.
|#10088/2040 HONOURING RESISTANCE SERIES (2 DVDs)
Practitioners in the victim services, mental health, social services, and criminal justice systems will find this series exciting, refreshing and immediately useful. This approach can be used with any victim of ill treatment or trauma, both children and adults: victims of spousal abuse, elder abuse, survivors of residential schools, victims of sexual abuse, armed robbery, accidents and disasters. Program 1: HONORING RESISTANCE: A Workshop with Allan Wade 60 minutes, includes Viewer Guide Program 2A: HONORING RESISTANCE: A Response-Based Client Interview, 22 minutes Program 2B: INTERVIEW COMMENTARY, CLIENT REFLECTIONS AND SUMMARY, 80 minutes
|#12828/0635 HOUSE OF AGORAPHOBICS: Case Studies in Panic Disorder (2 Programs) DVD
Bracing themselves for a living nightmare, three individuals from varied backgrounds have agreed to live together while facing their common enemy: extreme agoraphobia. This two-part series follows their intense and emotional struggle. They're helped along the path to recovery by Professor Paul Salkovskis, Clinical Director of the Maudsley Hospital Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma at London's Institute of Psychiatry. Viewers will gain insight into the concept of exposure and response as a viable dimension of cognitive behavioral therapy. Grades 9 to A
|#12748/1745 I'D HEAR LAUGHTER: Finding Solutions for the Family DVD
Insoo Kim Berg’s unique style and unwavering optimism comes to life in this demonstration of Solution-Focused Family Therapy. Children and teenagers are all to often the scapegoat to a family’s troubles and the impetus for a family to enter therapy. In this video, Insoo Kim Berg shows us how to help a family come together as a whole to build on their strengths and collaborate on solutions.
|#15694/1410 INDIGENOUS HEALING AND PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION: Complicating the Prospects for Integration|
Multiculturalist psychologists have effectively advocated for "culturally competent" counseling interventions. They often cite traditional healing as an important resource for developing integrative forms of psychotherapy that are distinctively tailored to diverse populations. And yet, detailed consideration of this integrative project has appeared infrequently in psychology literature. Drawing on documented examples of indigenous healing practices from Northern Plains American Indian communities, Dr. Joseph Gone explores the prospects for integrating traditional healing and contemporary psychotherapy.
|#9348/0635 INSIDE THE CRIMINAL MIND (3 Programs)|
Criminology and law enforcement training requires delving into criminal psychology and pathology. Trying to catch or outwit criminals can be a serious challenge and often entails situations that are dangerous to innocent people. This three part training series provides almost 3 hours of study. TALK TO ME: The Dynamics of Hostage Negotiation TO CATCH A KILLER: The Use and Abuse of Criminal Profiling MAD OR BAD? Psychologically Assessing Criminal Competence
|#16079/1745 INTEGRATING MINDFULNESS INTO COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY|
"Mindfulness" has been a tantalizing therapy buzzword for several years now, but what exactly is it? For many clinicians - not to mention clients and the general public - the concept is mystifying, despite its increasing mainstream popularity. Wonder no more with this comprehensive new video featuring Dr. Ronald D. Siegel, a longtime mindfulness-oriented psychotherapist and expert in the approach. Here, you’ll discover how mindfulness differs from meditation, folds into treatment for a vast range of clinical issues, and supports our own personal and professional growth.
|#12752/1745 INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING with Jeffrey Kottler, PhD|
Jeffrey Kottler showcases his expert skills in integrating multiple therapy approaches in an actual counseling session in this three-part video. Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#14408/1745 INTEGRATIVE FAMILY THERAPY|
*Featuring Kenneth V. Hardy Watch Integrative Family Therapy in action as Kenneth V. Hardy masterfully applies his holistic approach in an actual family therapy session with an African-American single mother and her teenage daughter. Nineteen-year-old Erica was recently arrested and jailed for a violent act and her mother is very concerned!
|#12753/1745 INTEGRATIVE THERAPY with Allen Ivey, EdD - DVD
Watch Allen Ivey masterfully demonstrate Integrative Therapy in an actual counseling session in this three-part counseling video. What a treat to see this innovative therapist in action! Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#15227/0157 INTEGRATIVE THERAPY with John Norcross PhD|
John C. Norcross's approach to integrative psychotherapy involves selecting models and methods from across orientations to best suit a particular client and context. Meta-analyses demonstrate that tailoring therapy to the individual client enhances treatment effectiveness.
|#9223/2045 INTERACTIVE GROUP THERAPY IN ADDICTION: Interventions for Dynamic Groups|
Aimed at clinicians, therapists, trainers, supervisors/managers of group programs as well as general health professionals and students preparing to use group therapy as a treatment modality. This series provides an opportunity to observe the process and techniques of interactive group therapy for drug and alcohol dependent persons. The purpose is to facilitate understanding and sensitivity to group process across cultures and to demonstrate the most important function of a group leader - directing the focus of the group through interventions that promote dynamic interaction.*Includes 49-page guide.
|#16179/0157 INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE|
Exposure to trauma due to abuse or violence can increase risk for aggressive behavior in relationships. Intimate partner violence is more likely when an individual is suffering with trauma-related problems such as PTSD. In this video, Dr. Casey Taft demonstrates this approach by helping a group of four men acknowledge intimate partner violence in their lives and take necessary steps towards remaining nonviolent. *Closed Captioned
|#15460/0635 INTO THE MIND (3 Programs)|
Over the last century scientists have devised many ingenious methods to unlock the secrets of the mind. In this three-part series, host Michael Mosley investigates some of these groundbreaking achievements, now considered classics in the field of psychology. Traces the history of experimental psychology from its dubious beginnings through to the profound new understanding it has yielded of emotions, free will, and the mind itself. A BBC Production INTO THE MIND: EMOTIONS 49 minutes INTO THE MIND: MIND CONTROL 49 minutes INTO THE MIND: BROKEN BRAINS 52 minutes
|#15193/1803 INTRODUCTION TO ACT: Learning and Applying the Core Principles and Techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy|
The evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) model is a powerful treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, chronic anger, eating disorders, chronic pain, and other problems. In this eight-hour introduction to ACT theory and technique, psychologists and ACT trainers Matthew McKay and Patricia Zurita Ona explain and demonstrate the ACT treatment processes in detail and offer all the guidance you’ll need to integrate mindfulness and acceptance strategies into your client sessions, spurring on lasting behavior change and values-based action.
|#14506/0430 INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING: Voices from the Field|
What is it like, what does it take to become a professional counselor, to provide help and advice to people in various problematic situations? This video explains what counseling entails and covers the history of counseling, theoretical orientations, applications, and professional issues.
|#14607/1410 INTRODUCTION TO MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING: Three Demonstrations|
This video guides viewers through each aspect of MI with clinical demonstrations throughout. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, person-centered conversation to elicit and strengthen motivation for change while addressing issues of ambivalence to change. Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based practice with a high rate of positive effect. This video reviews the "spirit of MI", MI Principles, OARS, Rolling with Resistance, and Eliciting Change Talk.Grades 9 to A
|#12820/1745 INVISIBLE CHILD ABUSE with Robert Firestone, PhD|
Actual group participants discuss how despite their successes they continue to treat themselves the way they were treated as children, and continually struggle with the ghosts of their childhood. The damage that emotional child abuse can sustain has severe impact later in life on a person's self-esteem, relationships, and career. Dr. Robert Firestone works with these group participants to give them voice to the abuse they experienced.
|#15128/1410 iYOUTH: Pop Culture, Kids, and Counseling|
In this engaging and provocative discussion, Julie Tilsen and Dave Nylund discuss ways to engage youth around the problematic and productive potential of pop culture images and texts. Julie and Dave meet with a group of youth to explore ways in which the youth critically engage with the messages they are exposed to, make decisions about what they consume, and construct their identities through pop culture texts.
|#12487/1745 JAMES BUGENTAL: Live Case Consultation DVD
This video presents a rare and invaluable opportunity to view renowned existential - humanistic psychotherapist James Bugental demonstrate his unique group consultation style.
|#15632/1410 JAY HALEY ON STRATEGIC THERAPY|
Interviewed by Richard Rabkin, M.D. in 1978, Jay Haley discusses how to plan a therapy strategy and how to give directives to bring about change. The techniques are those of brief therapy.Grades 9 to A
|#15638/1410 JUNGIAN PLAY THERAPY AND SANDPLAY WITH CHILDREN: Myth, Mandala, and Meaning|
This program with Dr. Eric J. Green delivers an overview of play therapy from the Jungian- or analytical - perspective and instructs how to incorporate sand play with children into clinical practice. The video details the need for practitioners to develop a "safe and protected space" to allow children to individuate, becoming whole psychological individuals. Dr. Green demonstrates two primary techniques for strengthening children’s emotional connections: modeling a symbolic attitude and executing well-timed verbal interpretations. He then discusses key terms and constructs, and illustrates microcounseling concepts directly related to Jungian play therapy.
|#7257/0635 JUVENILE SEX OFFENDERS: Voices Unheard|
This program develops a profile of juvenile sex offenders and explains the pioneering work of organizations attempting to reintegrate offenders into society. Shows intervention designed to prevent carrying their activities into their adult lives, help them understand and correct their habitual behavior.
|#16104/1745 LEADING COUNSELING GROUPS WITH ADULTS: A Demonstration of the Art of Engagement|
Facilitating successful group therapy is a delicate balancing act - and without the proper preparation, it can easily go awry. Keeping group members engaged, interspersing psychoeducation where appropriate, and managing cross-communication are just a few of the pressing issues that effective leaders must understand. In this comprehensive video, Drs. Ed Jacobs and Christine Schimmel demonstrate these skills and more as they co-facilitate a counseling group for eight women on a wide range of issues including divorce, addiction, anxiety, and parenting.
|#13091/1410 LEADING GROUPS WITH ADOLESCENTS|
This group work model is highly applicable to all school and agency work and a valuable training tool for all counselors working with teens. Activities focus on building self-esteem, managing anger, improving communication skills, and resolving irrational beliefs. Grades 9 to A
|#2193/0320 LEGACY OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA: Not Always Who They Seem DVD
Children who have been abused, neglected or exposed to unexpected or unexplained violence don't see the world as safe and predictable - and normal development is derailed. This three-part video challenges those who work with teens to recognize the special needs of these traumatized youth.
|#13569/1745 LEGACY OF UNRESOLVED LOSS (THE) DVD
Family therapy is well known for understanding the symptoms of the identified patient within the context of the larger family system. Monica McGoldrick - LCSW, PhD - has been a pioneering voice in extending the power of family therapy even further, helping us see how one family member's loss has ramifications for others - through an extended family network, and even across several generations.
|#13903/1745 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS VOLUME I: Confidentiality, Privilege, Reporting, and Duty to Warn|
From watching this video aimed at therapists and counselors, viewers learn to: * Describe the differences between confidentiality and privilege * Define mandated, permitted and authorized breaches of confidentiality * Discuss situations in which mental health providers have a duty to warn * Explain a mental health professional's duty to report child and elder abuse * Identify common exceptions to confidentiality
|#13567/1745 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS VOLUME II: Dual Relationships, Boundaries, Standards of Care and Termination|
A pragmatic, informative and entertaining video offering solutions to the common ethical dilemmas that mental health practitioners face. Ideal for classrooms, clinical trainings, and licensed clinicians completing their CE requirement. "Provides an excellent update on ethics. It addresses some of the thorniest issues in a very engaging manner. An excellent resource for both the training of students and the continuing education for practitioners! I plan to recommend it to my students and colleagues." Ronald Levant, PhD, ABPP - 2005 President American Psychological Association, Professor of Psychology, Univ. of Akron
|#15647/1410 LESBIAN BISEXUAL GAY AND TRANSGENDERED YOUTH COUNSELING SERIES with Stuart Chen-Hayes and Lynn Banez (2 Programs)|
These videos are among the first to illustrate specifics of LBGT counseling and therapy. The two videos within the series include AFFIRMATIVE PRACTICE IN SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND FAMILIES which delivers foundational facts and demonstrations of sexual orientation counseling. The second video, SKILL BUILDING VIGNETTES WITH LBGT YOUTH IN SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES AND FAMILIES shares six demonstrations focusing on real world issues, such as an unexpected "outing", physical threats, and suicide.
|#14152/1410 LIBERATION PSYCHOLOGY: An On-Going Practice in American Indian Country
This presentation by Eduardo Duran focuses on a Native American psychology that emphasizes historical trauma (the soul wound) as acted out in the here and now of Indian lives. Grades 9 to A
|#14433/1293 LIPPINCOTT'S GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING - DVD|
This video offers nursing students an introduction to psychiatric health history-taking and mental status examination, with a focus on effective communication, appropriate techniques, and expected findings.
|#16152/1065 LISTENERS (THE): Suicide Hotline|
THE LISTENERS follows eleven carefully-selected volunteers who undergo the most rigorous training to answer calls on a suicide hotline. This training, which demands more of them psychologically than they ever expected, a personal sacrifice that also encourages personal growth, and prepares them to be courageous and empathetic in a way that years of collective experience have proven effective. Learning how to listen with empathy and without judging proves harder and more taxing than the volunteers imagined, and mastering the skills necessary to save lives becomes a quest that will change their own forever.
|#13401/0405 LOFTUS SPEAKS: The Malleability of Memory DVD
What is 'false memory syndrome' and what sort of ramifications can its advocacy have both legally in courtroom testimony, and on family relationships? What measures can be taken by counselors and therapists to avoid inducing or encouraging any hint of this problematic syndrome? Elizabeth Loftus is widely recognized as an expert on the malleability of memory. Her research and opinions on this subject are very controversial. Grades 9 to A
|#15093/0635 LOVE, HATE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN: A Film on Empathy|
Drawing upon the work of psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen, neuroscientists Vittorio Gallese and Simone Shamay-Tsoory, futurist Jeremy Rifkin, and numerous other experts and researchers, this documentary analyzes empathy as it explores its extraordinary relevance in today’s increasingly interconnected world. An important, immensely thought-provoking film that is particularly applicable to the disciplines of social, biological, educational, and forensic psychology; neuroscience; social philosophy; and sociology. *Some language may be objectionable.
|#15081/1745 MAKING CHILD THERAPY WORK with Robin Walker|
Learn from master child therapist Robin Walker why play is not a way to get children to talk about therapeutic issues, but is in fact the primary language of therapy. Play provides the building blocks for a strong therapeutic relationship, while simultaneously helping children develop communication skills, increase self-esteem, and stimulate development.
|#13948/1745 MAKING DIVORCE WORK: A Clinical Approach to the Binuclear Family|
In this compelling video, renowned therapist Constance Ahrons demonstrates her groundbreaking approach to working with divorced families, with an emphasis on helping ex-spouses and new spouses effectively manage their shared parenting obligations.
|#14987/1400 MAKING SENSE OF ANXIETY IN CHILDREN AND YOUTH Dr. Gordon Neufeld|
Dr. Gordon Neufeld’s comprehensive model of attachment provides new meaning to the construct of separation and lays the foundation for effective treatment and cure. In mapping out the separation complex, Dr. Neufeld also reveals the relationship of anxiety to other common childhood issues including dominance, aggression and attention problems. Dr. Neufeld brings a fresh and promising perspective to one of our most troubling and perplexing human problems. Four one-hour sessions.
|#9660/0140 MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS SET (3 Programs)|
This three-part comprehensive series offers teachers and counselors very specific methods for dealing with problem behaviors from young people who are developmentally or emotionally challenged or disabled. Also covered are young people who use manipulative or aggressive tactics angrily in the classroom or group to control or disrupt. MANAGING THREATENING CONFRONTATIONS, 25 minutes WORKING WITH HOSTILE AND RESISTANT TEENS *Winner! Columbus International and the U.S. International Film Festival 90 minutes with guide. ABCs OF EMOTIONAL BEHAVIORAL DISORDER, 35 minutes Features Bob Clasen, professor emeritus and Molly Kilkenny, special education teacher, as well as student portraits and family interviews.
|#16132/0795 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS|
How do alcohol and other drugs affect brain functions? And how can you communicate this complex information in a way that is easy to understand? This informative program has been updated with the latest information on brain science and addiction and meets DSM-5 compliance. Also features commentary by medical experts, Marvin D. Seppala M.D. and Joseph Lee M.D. Already a best-selling program that includes a Facilitator Guide that provides step-by-step instructions on how to deliver a 60-minute client group session that is both engaging and informative. Reproducible fact sheets for adolescents and adults are also included to support the message that drugs change brain chemistry and that abstinence allows it to return to normal.
|#13900/0430 MEDICATION ISSUES IN MENTAL HEALTH (2 Programs) DVD
This two-program series covers: PREVENTING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS Addresses the tragic and costly phenomenon of adverse drug reactions in the field of mental health treatment. UNDERSTANDING MOVEMENT DISORDERS Describes in depth the various involuntary movement disorders that can occur with patients who take psychotropic medications.
|#10710/1410 MEN AND MASCULINITY|
"Excellent! Highly Recommended!" Dr. Ronald Levant - Past President of the American Psychological Association - provides an overview of scholarship, clinical practice innovations, and describes new techniques for helping men develop emotional self-awareness and emotional empathy. Viewers will also learn how to help men use those new skills to deeply engage in the therapeutic process.
|#15918/0157 MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN LATE LIFE with Patricia A. Areán, PhD|
The population of people over the age of 65 is one of the most rapidly growing groups. Therefore, it is essential for therapists who work closely with older adults to be able to define and administer an effective course of therapeutic treatment. For older adults with mental health issues, problem-solving skills can weaken as a result of cognitive decline in late life. In this video, Dr. Patricia Areán demonstrates the effective use of problem-solving therapy with a 62 year old retired woman who is the sole caregiver of her grandchild, as well as both of her parents. The client has been struggling with depression, severe mood swings, and sleeplessness for about five years. *Closed Captioned
|#11322/0430 MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES IN THE ACUTE CARE SETTING SERIES (2 Programs) DVD
This series of professional development videos consists of two programs: RECOGNITION AND ASSESSMENT, 24 minutes and EFFECTIVE INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES, 25 minutes.
|#15844/1410 MILITARY AND PTSD (THE): Counseling a Couple in Crisis|
More and more, veterans are surviving the wounds of combat, facing multiple deployments in combat zones, and returning home with PTSD. This video will help identify the unique issues that veterans face, particularly the challenges of returning home and adjusting to life outside of the military. Dr. Joshua Taylor, himself a veteran, explores the causes, symptoms, and treatments of PTSD.
|#12754/1745 MIND-BODY THERAPY with Ernest Rossi, PhD|
Advances in neuroscience confirm the importance of the mind-body connection. Watch pioneer Ernest Rossi demonstrate a Mind-Body approach in an actual therapy session in this three-part video! Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#14985/0157 MINDFULNESS FOR ANXIETY|
Mindfulness is the central ingredient in a growing number of empirically supported treatments, and mindfulness practices hold great promise not only for personal development, but as remarkably powerful tools to augment virtually every form of psychotherapy. In this program, Dr. Ronald D. Siegel works with a young man who presents with stress-related chronic neck pain.
|#16181/0157 MINDFULNESS FOR INSOMNIA|
Insomnia occurs when individuals who frequently suffer from chronic sleep disturbance try harder to sleep or develop an anxious response when they are unable to sleep. Mindfulness-based therapy for insomnia, or MBTI, combines mindfulness principles and practices with behavioral techniques to treat this common issue. MBTI teaches clients with insomnia how to use meditation practices to cultivate mindful awareness and change how they may be thinking about their insomnia symptoms. This process, called metacognitive shifting, is one of the keys to reducing the symptoms of chronic insomnia. *Closed Captioned
|#16182/0157 MINDFULNESS FOR WELL-BEING|
For most people, even the ordinary demands of life can cause some feelings of unease and stress, and these stressful thoughts and feelings may result in chronic mental and physical fatigue or anxiety. The seemingly simple act of mindfulness helps reduce the impact of stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The practice of mindfulness is an effective means of enhancing and maintaining optimal mental health and overall well-being, and can be implemented in every aspect of daily living. Mindfulness has been applied to a variety of mental and physical disorders and has also been useful within educational, military, and corporate settings. In this video, Dr. Rezvan Ameli demonstrates three mindfulness exercises within a group therapy setting and also discusses the science and practice of mindfulness. *Closed Captioned
|#15628/1410 MIRROR CRACKED (THE): Attachment and the Therapeutic Relationship|
When a child is referred for therapy it is common to discover that the child has experienced disruption to a significant attachment relationship which has impacted that child in serious ways. This presentation with Judith Morgan draws upon a number of actual cases, as well and shows experiential techniques in order to explore the topic.
|#16185/2010 MODELING PERSON CENTERED CARE IN PRACTICE|
If you’ve been thinking about transitioning to a person-centered care model or have already made a few changes this training resource will help. This program documents real people with dementia as they go about their day, and shows how the professional caregivers interact with them to create a life-affirming environment that boosts their self-esteem and honors their individual needs. Viewers will learn a variety of person-centered techniques for preventing boredom and defusing challenging behaviors through engagement and personalized activities. Based on the innovative work of Lyn Geboy and Beth Meyer-Arnold. *Closed Captioned
|#13805/0430 MOOD DISORDERS SERIES (4 Programs) DVD
This comprehensive four-program series deals with depressive and bipolar disorders as well as antidepressants and mood stabilizers.
|#15085/1745 MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING STEP BY STEP (4 DVDs)|
Learn motivational interviewing with the most in-depth training series to date. Demonstrations and interviews illuminate the underlying principles, tools, techniques, and strategies that will enhance your skills in leading clients through the change process. Four DVD programs. CORE CONCEPTS introduces the foundational principles. (2 hours 15 minutes) INCREASING IMPORTANCE addresses how to help clients who are unsure whether change is even desirable.(2 hours 3 minutes) RESOLVING AMBIVALENCE tackles a central issue in MI - dealing with clients who haven’t decided which choice is the right one. (1 hour 41 minutes) BUILDING CONFIDENCE focuses on the helping clients trust their own ability to enact the desired change. (1 hour 56 minutes) This series is designed for use not only by counselors and therapists, but by nurses, parole officers, and others. *Includes Instructor's Manual
|#15842/0157 MULTICULTURAL CARE IN PRACTICE|
Culture influences how a client develops and expresses emotional distress and how that distress is healed through therapeutic intervention. This program emphasizes culturally adapting psychotherapy to the needs of the clients, employing cultural competence to maximally connect with clients. In this demonstration, Dr. Lillian Comas-Díaz works with an African American woman who is making a decision about dating a partner outside of her own culture. Dr. Comas-Díaz demonstrates cultural empathy in working with the client, discussing how this decision will impact the client's relationship with her family and how to preserve that relationship while remaining true to herself.
|#15849/1745 MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCE IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY by Derald Wing Sue|
How can therapists work most effectively with clients from different cultural backgrounds? Despite the rise in cross-cultural training, many clinicians are still mystified about how to actually integrate multicultural issues and interventions into their work with clients. In this conversation between Victor Yalom and Derald Wing Sue - the renowned psychologist who literally wrote the book on multicultural counseling - we learn about the origins of Sue’s research, the ways in which conventional practice has both neglected and harmed clients of color, and clinical practices and interventions that all therapists can use to become more culturally aware and competent. *Includes Instructor's Manual *** See also DERALD WING SUE SERIES ON RACISM #10693 and SEVEN TRAINING VIDEOS by Derald Wing Sue #11805
|#13783/1410 MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCE: Awareness, Knowledge and Skills DVD
This program is presented by Paul Pedersen Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Counseling and Human Services, Syracuse University. Pedersen introduces your students to practical applications for implementing the Multicultural Competencies now fully endorsed by ACA and APA. Grades 9 to A
|#14871/1410 MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING: Intake and Follow-Up|
*Featuring Kevin Nadal, John Jay College of Criminal Justice This two-part series presents a real-life example of how a counselor can use multiculturally competent techniques in working with clients with specific disorders.
|#13622/1410 MULTICULTURAL SUPERVISION|
Dr. Anika K. Warren provides multicultural supervision at Teachers College, Columbia University using an integrative approach to counsel a Vietnamese-American gay male. Dr. Warren integrates experiential, multicultural, practical, and theoretical techniques.
|#15983/1410 MULTIDIMENSIONAL FAMILY THERAPY: A Research-Proven, Innovative Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse|
In this film, Dr. Howard Liddle, developer of MDFT, works with 16-year-old Christian, who has been arrested for purchasing marijuana. The film includes nine condensed therapy sessions with Christian, his mother - a single parent struggling with personal issues, and Christian’s school counselor. The session highlights the key areas of focus and core interventions in the integrated MDFT approach, and enumerates the model’s three stages. Dr. Liddle provides summaries of session segments and offers brief presentations on the core sections of the MDFT. The design and format of the film demonstrates the thought processes of a therapist using MDFT, and offers a behind-the-scenes experience of the model.Grades 9 to A
|#14409/1745 NARRATIVE FAMILY THERAPY *Featuring Stephen Madigan|
Ollie is a 12 year-old African-American boy who has been court-ordered to therapy after hitting his classmate with his belt. Watch Stephen Madigan, expert Narrative therapist, as he compassionately engages Ollie and his mother in a fascinating inquiry into their experience of racism, discovering there's much more to this incident than meets the eye. This is an exceptional opportunity to engage with the compelling principles of Narrative Therapy and learn how to put these transformational ideas into practice.
|#14003/1410 NARRATIVE MEDIATION: A Story of Two Sisters & One Will|
Dr. John Winslade, Cal State Bernardino, works with two sisters to re-author a relationship story that has been in conflict over their mother's disputed will. A conversation based on the principles of narrative mediation ensues.
|#14103/1745 NARRATIVE THERAPY WITH CHILDREN
Watch expert Narrative therapist Stephen Madigan in an actual counseling session with a perfectionist ten-year old boy and his mother. Part of the series CHILD THERAPY WITH THE EXPERTS. "This is indeed an inspiring and informative look at the narrative approach, including both the pre and post session conversations with Madigan."
|#12604/1410 NARRATIVE THERAPY: A Process for a Postmodern World|
Examines the basis of the Narrative Therapy approach to counseling. Dr. John Winslade demonstrates the method for respectfully and collaboratively examining the stories that inform and shape his client's experience while listening for the history and pattern of how those stories are constructed. After separating the stories that work from those non-preferred problematic stories, Winslade guides the client in authoring more satisfying, preferable stories of strength and hope.
|#14872/1410 NARRATIVE THERAPY: Practice Exercises for Developing Counselling Skills|
*With John Winslade, Cal State Bernardino and Lorraine Hedtke, private practice In this two-part series, Dr. John Winslade and Dr. Lorraine Hedtke demonstrate aspects of counseling conversations, so that students can learn and improve their counseling skills. Part I: Developing Curiosity Part II: Externalizing and Decision-Making
|#15899/0773 NEUROBIOLOGY: A Seminar for Clinicians|
To be able to understand and utilize current research, a clinician needs some understanding of the brain and its complexity. In many ways the brain still remains a mystery; neuroimaging and other forms of research, however, have uncovered some of the story about how our brains operate. In this staff training program, participants will learn about the various descriptions and regions of the brain and how these regions function and relate. From this understanding, the clinician can better understand how wellness, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy and spiritual tools aid in the recovery of their clients
|#11491/1410 NEUROSCIENCE AND THE BRAIN: Implications for Counseling and Therapy|
Aimed at mental health professionals, this video, hosted by Dr. John Ratey, M.D., of Harvard Medical School, examines the fundamentals of what is currently known about neuroscience and the brain. Grades 9 to A
|#12788/1725 NEW ASYLUMS (THE)|
Emmy Nominated! There are nearly half a million mentally ill people serving time in prisons and jails. As sheriffs and prison wardens become the unexpected and ill-equipped gatekeepers of this burgeoning population, they raise a troubling new concern: are jails and prisons our new asylums? Frontline goes inside the prison system to present a searing exploration of the complex and growing topic of mental health behind bars.
|#14285/0795 NEW DIRECTION (A): A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Curriculum REVISED|
This comprehensive cognitive-behavioral therapy treatment program gives chemically dependent offenders the tools and techniques to challenge their thinking in order to change their criminal and addictive behavior patterns. Consists of six core modules: Intake & Orientation, Criminal & Addictive Thinking, Drug & Alcohol Education, Socialization, Relapse Prevention, and Release & Reintegration Preparation. Each module features two DVDs, client workbooks, and facilitator's guides. NOTE: The 12 DVDs in this package are also available for purchase separately as a whole or individually.
|#13937/1745 OTTO KERNBERG: Live Case Consultation|
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to sit in on three fascinating consultation sessions with legendary psychoanalyst, Dr. Otto Kernberg. The clarity of his insights, and the direct and practical advice he gives, will certainly dispel many myths about contemporary psychoanalytic practice.
|#12718/1410 OVERCOMING TRAUMA: Altruism Born of Suffering|
Being a victim of violence can lead to severe psychological consequences, including Post Traumatic Stress, depression and anxiety. It can also lead to violence against others. But there ARE alternatives to these negative reactions. Dr. Ervin Staub addresses the need to overcome trauma from a positive perspective - specifically - how victims of violence can become caring and helpful to others, and what happens when they do. Grades 9 to A
|#15859/0157 PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER|
USFSP Psychology Professor V. Mark Durand - a leading authority on autism - demonstrates his positive parenting approach to working with mothers and fathers of children who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). *CC
|#12755/1745 PERSON-CENTERED EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY with Natalie Rogers, PhD - DVD
Watch Natalie Rogers masterfully integrate expressive arts with a client-focused approach in an actual therapy session in this three-part video. Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#15755/0545 PERSONALITY THEORIES (23 programs)|
PERSONALITY THEORIES is a comprehensive survey course that examines the fundamental principles behind our most valued schools of psychological thought. The course, taught by Professor Terri P. Schwartz of Governor State University, covers five major trends in personality analysis: Early analytical theories; Behaviorist approaches; Social and interpersonal theories; Academic techniques of personality study; Growth-oriented techniques of personality study. As a survey course, Personality Theories offers a landscape view of modern psychology. The course helps students identify and inter-relate the contributions of each psychological theory by assigning it to one of five distinct categories: Early analytical theories, as exemplified by Adler, Jung, and Freud; Behaviorist approaches advocated by Bandura, Dollard, and Skinner; Social and interpersonal theories advanced by Adler, Horney, Sullivan, and Fromm; Academic techniques of personality study used by Allport, Eysenck, Murray, and Kelly; Growth-oriented techniques of personality study typified by the theories of Laing, Maslow, and Rogers *** The following programs are included in the series: 1. AN INTRODUCTION 2. THE VARIETY OF PERSONALITY THEORIES 3. SIGMUND FREUD'S EARLY THEORIES 4. JUNG PULLS AWAY 5. JUNGIAN THEORY TODAY 6. FREUD'S LATER THEORIES 7. EXTENSIONS OF PSYCHOANANALYSISts" and practitioners of classical psychoanalysis. 8. OBJECT RELATIONS THEORY AND SELF PSYCHOLOGY 9. LABORATORY APPROACHES 10. THE RATIONAL/EMPIRICAL SPLIT IN LEARNING THEORY 11. SOCIAL AND COGNITIVE LEARNING THEORIES, Part One 12. SOCIAL AND COGNITIVE LEARNING THEORIES, Part Two 13. INTERPERSONAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN PERSONALITY 14. INDIVIDUAL IN A SOCIAL CONTEXT 15. SOCIAL CONTEXT AND PERSONALITY 16. GORDON ALLPORT'S STUDY OF PERSONALITY 17. HENRY MURRAY
|#13541/0545 PERSPECTIVES ON THE FAMILY|
This program examines some of the theoretical models therapist as well as researches use to study the family. Regardless of which of these models they use, family therapists and researchers work in a field that is not only personally gratifying, but makes a genuine difference in people's lives. Grades 8 to A
|#16078/1745 PHIL ZIMBARDO ON THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT, EVIL AND HEROISM|
As clinicians, we seek to support individual change - but to what extent are we influenced by the institutions that surround us? Can we ignore the role of systems in our work with clients, or does treatment involve addressing one’s environment as well? In this video, Dr. Philip Zimbardo illuminates the longstanding nature vs. nurture debate in a deep discussion about evil, heroism, and the psychological conditions that impact which way we turn. Here, the former APA president and leader of the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment goes back decades to tell us the story of its participants, the ways in which we internalize the roles given to us, and the compelling ways these factors are still playing out today. Zimbardo discusses issues such as compliance (what causes us to look the other way), learned helplessness (through the gradual acclimation to fearful situations), and "the illusion of personal invulnerability" - the idea that we would make better choices in similar situations. He goes on to discuss his work as an analyst during the Abu Ghraib trials, bringing his expertise to bear on the psychological processes at work among the guards. Ultimately, though, Zimbardo’s objective is hopeful: to uncover what inspires heroic acts and promote the development of our collective moral compass. If you’re interested in understanding how psychological and systemic forces create good or evil, you won’t want to miss this compelling interview. *Includes Instructor's Manual
|#14126/0463 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MENTAL HEALTH
How are mental health and mental illness effected by physical activity or lack thereof? The four presentations from the Select Symposium at the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting on the relationship between physical activity and mental health are offered on a single DVD.
|#15614/0787 PLAY THERAPY FOR SEVERE PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA|
In this instructive video program, well-known play and family therapist Eliana Gil elucidates the nature of trauma, how to recognize it clinically, and how to manage its powerful effects on children's development with the use of specific art and play techniques. The video includes a reenacted clinical interview and footage from an actual play therapy session, as well as many moving examples of children's work. With empathy and wisdom, Dr. Gil discusses such important topics as what dissociation looks like in children's paintings and drawings and how to intervene effectively in posttraumatic play.
|#13275/0413 PLAY THERAPY SERIES with Renowned Expert Garry Landreth Ph.D. (5 Programs) DVD
Five programs feature Dr. Landreth in a two-day workshop "Making Contact with Children Through Play Therapy". Engaging and insightful, these DVD's provide a detailed background for play therapy.
|#15845/1410 PLAY THERAPY SUPERVISION: Basics and Demonstrations from a Child-Centered Theoretical Model|
Dr. Dee Ray outlines the basic principles of supervision in play therapy, then provides a demonstration of how to effectively supervise five graduate students, all of whom are at different stages of experience, worldview, and perception of counseling. In each demonstration, Dr. Ray describes the student’s present stage and demonstrates the most effective supervision approach for that stage using a child-centered play therapy theoretical model.
|#10539/1410 PLAY THERAPY: Basics for Beginning Students DVD
For educators and counselors, this video provides an excellent professional development resource in an upbeat, entertaining production that explains the rationale, principles, and basic skills of play therapy in dealing with children who have been traumatized. Grades 9 to A
|#12496/1745 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOTHERAPY|
The founder of Positive Psychology, Martin Seligman, PhD, introduces Positive Psychotherapy. He demonstrates a new set of rigorously tested interventions that lastingly increase happiness while decreasing depression. After watching this lively, personally revealing conversation, you'll be eager to apply these innovative ideas to your psychotherapy practice!
|#15595/1410 POSITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY: Helping People Thrive|
Demonstrates the practical application of positive psychotherapy strategies in individual counseling and clinical supervision. It is comprised of an introduction to positive psychotherapy and its benefits followed by eight individual counseling vignettes. Vignettes demonstrate positive psychotherapy strategies, including forgiveness, flow, optimism, finding meaning, savoring, gratitude, satisficing (satisfying and sufficing), and strengths-based clinical supervision.
|#15921/0157 PRESENCE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY with Shari M. Geller, PhD|
For a psychotherapist ‘presence’ is essentially the state of having one's whole self in the encounter with a client by being completely in the moment on a multiplicity of levels: physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually. Presence supports deep listening and understanding of the client and is also a framework for psychotherapy that fosters a deep client/therapist connection through various aspects, such as the awareness of bodily sensations, emotions, and perception. Presence is a fundamental underlying quality of the effective therapeutic relationship In this demonstration, Dr. Shari Geller works with a woman who, after the loss of her brother and father, sought out the opportunity to release long-held feelings of deep pain and depression. *Closed Captioned
|#15596/1410 PRINCIPLES OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY: The Essential Domains and Non-linear Thinking of Master Practitioners|
What are the secrets to successful therapy used by the "masters"? First, they think differently. Second, they operate using seven domains that are universal to all effective therapy, regardless of their theoretical orientation. This video presents, often humorously, information on successful nonlinear thinking and an overview of the seven domains. It then shows masters at work, including Steven Hayes, Marsha Linehan, Jon Carlson, Judith Beck, Francine Shapiro, Sue Johnson, Scott Miller, Steve Andreas, and William Glasser. Their widely varied theoretical approaches will be beneficial, practical, and entertaining to all current and aspiring counselors.
|#15609/1043 PSYCHEDELIC PIONEERS (THE)|
Part leading edge medical research part utopian idealism. Three gifted psychiatrists, in communication with an extraordinarily powerful hallucinogen, resulted in one of the most fascinating and controversial periods in Canadian history. In the ’60s, professors Humphry Osmond, Abram Hoffer and Duncan Blewett used LSD therapy on both themselves and their patients to produce groundbreaking research and discoveries into the nature of mental illness and addiction before the drug was criminalized in 1969.
|#13936/1745 PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR PERSONALITY DISORDERS: An Interview with Otto Kernberg, MD
In this remarkable video, legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Otto Kernberg manages to distill the essential concepts of his lifetime's work with personality disorders into a single interview. He lays out the core principle of Object Relations theory, and his concept of the "borderline personality organization", walks viewers through the Structured Interview for Personality Organization, and goes on to describe his detailed, manualized, psychoanalytic treatment protocol.
|#15214/1745 PSYCHODRAMA UNMASKED: Essential Tools and Techniques|
Psychodrama offers a wide array of action-oriented techniques that help clients get out of their heads and into their bodies, moving beyond what is possible in traditional talk therapy. This video offers a thorough introduction to the key concepts and methodology of psychodrama, and will prove useful not only for those who facilitate actual psychodramas, but also for more traditional therapists seeking tools and techniques to engage clients in new ways.
|#14298/1410 PSYCHOLOGY OF MEN AND MASCULINITY IN MULTICULTURAL PERSPECTIVE - DVD
Key issues of men in society are presented in five clear and succinct presentations. Each one will stimulate considerable discussion of both male and more general multicultural issues. Students will learn the state of the art of male psychology through a series of well-informed and highly stimulating presentations. This DVD is ideal as an introduction to the psychology of men.
|#13069/0880 PSYCHOLOGY OF POWER|
Featuring Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University, this program explores the nature, sources, possibilities, and implications of power and considers such issues as balance, influence, personal responsibility, and abuses of power. What does it mean to have power? What does it mean to be powerless?
|#13498/0880 PSYCHOLOGY OF PREJUDICE (THE) DVD
This program explores the psychological processes behind prejudice. Is prejudice, racism, intolerance of the 'other' a normal part of every human's psyche? Can such things as racial profiling actually be eliminated or overcome by training or education or character development or is it simply hidden behind the façade?
|#14865/1745 PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR CHRONIC PTSD: A Vietnam Vet's Journey|
How does PTSD look from the inside, and how is it treated? In this unique training video, we find out firsthand from Terry, a Vietnam vet who witnessed his friend’s brutal death in combat. We then follow his post-combat life: the struggle of living with PTSD for 40 years, and finally getting his life back with the help of renowned PTSD expert Dr. Frank Ochberg.
|#13945/1745 PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL CLIENTS (7 Programs) DVD
A comprehensive and groundbreaking series of seven programs dealing with the multitude and complexity of factors that arise in psychotherapy with gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, couples and families. Reflects the contributions of 27 of the most influential and respected scholars and practitioners in the field as well as over 30 gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals who share their stories and perspectives. 1. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES 2. INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT AND PSYCHOTHERAPY 3. RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILIES AND COUPLES COUNSELING 4. THE BISEXUAL EXPERIENCE 5. THE COMING OUT PROCESS 6. DIVERSITY AND MULTIPLE IDENTITIES 7. SEXUAL MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
|#12730/1745 PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH THE EXPERTS SERIES (14 Programs)|
Each of these programs provides comprehensive explanations and demonstrations from highly regarded experts in the field. Excellent for professional development and students of psychotherapy. ADLERIAN THERAPY with Jon Carlson, PsyD, 118 minutes #12749 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY with John Krumboltz, PhD 118 minutes #12751 EXISTENTIAL-HUMANISTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY with James Bugental, PhD 114 minutes #12492 FAMILY SYSTEMS THERAPY with Kenneth V. Hardy, PhD 124 minutes #12491 INTEGRATIVE COUNSELING with Jeffrey Kottler, PhD 105 minutes #12752 INTEGRATIVE THERAPY with Allen Ivey, EdD 105 minutes #12753 MULTIMODAL THERAPY with Arnold Lazarus, PhD 128 minutes #12495 OBJECT RELATIONS THERAPY with Jill Savege Scharff, MD 139 minutes #12489 PERSON-CENTERED EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY with Natalie Rogers, PhD 119 minutes #12755 SOLUTION-FOCUSED THERAPY with Insoo Kim Berg, LCSW 121 minutes #12497 TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS with Mary Goulding, MSW 123 minutes #12756 FEMINIST THERAPY with Lenore Walker, EdD 120 minutes #12868 REALITY THERAPY with Robert E. Wubbolding, EdD 110 minutes #12869 COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY with Donald Meichenbaum, PhD 109 minutes #12819 *Instructor's Versions - Licensed for Teaching and Institutional use - each includes Manual. *For detailed descriptions please search under each item on our website
|#15695/0552 PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS (5 Programs)|
Psychotropic medications can be powerful tools to treat a variety of mental health conditions. But their effective use is often challenging due to narrow bands of efficacious dosage, drug-drug interactions, and patient compliance. This five-part series has been updated with current information and a new look. It is designed to give nurses and other healthcare providers an overview of the most commonly used types of psychotropic medications. All programs are Closed Captioned. ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION 29 minutes ANTIANXIETY AGENTS 25 minutes ANTIDEPRESSANT AGENTS 28 minutes ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS 24 minutes MOOD STABILIZING AGENTS 24 minutes
|#16007/0430 PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS: ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS (3 Programs)|
This series deals with adverse drug reactions or events - the side effects that sometimes arise with the various medications used to treat psychiatric illnesses. Each program describes the symptoms of these side effects and equips the healthcare provider with strategies to help them identify and treat these disorders. Throughout the programs, art, animation, and dramatic situations are utilized to enhance the material presented. There are three Closed Captioned programs: 137.1 GENERALIZED SIDE EFFECTS, 18 minutes 137.2 MEDICATION SPECIFIC REACTIONS, 28 minutes 137.3 MOVEMENT DISORDERS, 16 minutes
|#12201/0755 PTSD AND VETERANS: A Conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg|
How do we help our veterans who are returning from war with PTSD? This program provides an intimate conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg, as he shares his experiences, seasoned insights and suggestions. Also provides excellent information for the mental health practitioner treating a variety of clients including those traumatized by abusive relationships, sexual assault, disasters, Sept 11, and violent crime.
|#15129/1410 QUEER THEORY 2|
Drs. Tilsen and Nylund illustrate the clinical application of queer theory. Queer theory, a set of ideas that challenge notions of fixed gender identity categories, can be useful in helping clients unpack taken-for-granted ideas about sex and gender. Dr. Nylund uses a queer theory-informed practice to aid Zach, 17, and his mother Gina, to recount and bear witness to his journey of self-acceptance and bravery as a gay young man.
|#15631/1410 RACE, GENDER AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION: Counseling People with Multiple Cultural Identities|
Psychological theories that focus on the person rather than the social context are still used to gloss over the impact of societal power structures on the individual. Dr. Oliva Espin describes her life as an immigrant, a Person of Color, a Latina, a woman, a lesbian, and as a religious person in psychology.
|#10707/1410 RACE-BASED TRAUMATIC STRESS: Recognition and Assessment|
What are the psychological effects of racist acts and attitudes? Robert Carter of Columbia University presents the relationship between specific types of racism and traumatic reactions of victims. Experiences with racism can be traumatic and produce all the symptoms of traumatic stress including flashbacks and anxiety/depression. Grades 9 to A
|#15857/0157 RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY by Debbie Joffee Ellis|
Debbie Joffe Ellis demonstrates this influential and impactful approach to psychotherapy. Originated by Albert Ellis, rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is based on the seemingly simple idea that it is not external events that make people happy or unhappy, but rather their internal thoughts about the events or themselves. In this approach, the therapist works to teach clients to identify and challenge their harmful irrational thinking and develop more beneficial and rational habits of thought. The shift toward more rational thinking in turn enables clients to behave more effectively and to create healthy emotions.
|#13154/1745 RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS with Albert Ellis|
Learn to use REBT with clients struggling with addiction by watching the originator of the method in an actual therapy session. Albert Ellis demonstrates his signature style with a difficult client; using rationality, strong language, and forceful directives, he is remarkably effective in just one session.
|#14873/1410 RE-MEMBERING CONVERSATIONS: A Postmodern Approach to Death/Grief|
"Re-membering conversations" (the hyphen signals the deliberate reproduction of membership), demonstrates techniques useful in counseling someone who is grieving but can also be used to regenerate the thoughts of the contributions made by those who are no longer living. Such contributions are resources for identity growth and for problem solving. This technique is demonstrated In this moving counseling session with John Winslade and Lorraine Hedtke,
|#13877/1745 REBT IN ACTION SERIES (4 Programs)|
Albert Ellis and his protege, Janet Wolfe, demonstrate the tools and techniques of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) in this gripping series. Consists of four titles... RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS by Albert Ellis Learn to use Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy with clients struggling with addiction by watching the originator of the method in an actual therapy session. 52 minutes REBT FOR ANGER MANAGEMENT by Janet Wolfe See REBT in action in an actual therapy session with a client needing help with anger management. 55 minutes MY KIDS DON'T APPRECIATE ME by Janet Wolfe See REBT in action in an actual therapy session with a single mother struggling to effectively parent her teenage children. 55 minutes COPING WITH THE SUICIDE OF A LOVED ONE by Albert Ellis Learn to use Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) from the man who developed the method in a therapy session with Roseanne, whose husband committed suicide in front of her and her baby daughter ten years ago. 48 minutes
|#9600/0905 RECOGNIZING AND TREATING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: A Practitioner's Guide|
A Must-See for Any Professional Working in Maternal-Child Health! Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders are today's most common post-birth complications, affecting at least 15% of all new moms. These disorders have significant negative effects on moms and babies. Is your client experiencing the baby blues, or is it more serious? Who is at risk, and how do you assess them? These questions and more will be answered in this important DVD program designed especially for staff.Grades 9 to A
|#13328/2035 RECOGNIZING DEPRESSION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS - DVD
This video explains that yes, children and adolescents can be clinically depressed and that there are signs and symptoms that counselors, doctors, teachers and parents can recognize. Also examined are management methods.
|#15083/0545 RECOGNIZING MENTAL ILLNESS IN YOUR PATIENT|
It is crucial that all nurses working in a general hospital setting are familiar with the different types of mental illnesses in order to provide optimum patient care and coordinate with members of the mental health team.This incisive and accessible program introduces schizophrenia and mood disorders, including depression and mania/hypomania, providing viewers with diagnostic criteria and a detailed understanding of how a patient may present when suffering from a mental illness.
|#12789/1725 RELEASED (THE)|
In this follow up to the groundbreaking film THE NEW ASYLUMS, Frontline examines what happens to the mentally ill when they leave prison and why they return at such alarming rates. The intimate stories of the released - along with interviews with parole officers, social workers, and psychiatrists - provide a rare look at the lives of the mentally ill as they struggle to stay out of prison and reintegrate into society.
|#15906/0773 REMOVING DEFECTS OF CHARACTER|
Defects of character respond poorly to psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, and are more amenable to change utilizing spiritual tools such as humility, honesty, acceptance and surrender. This workshop featuring Charles W. Nuckols teaches clinicians how to assist clients in the removal of these defects, including pride, greed, jealousy and envy. Understanding that "I am jealous and I will change" is an illusion and the fact change occurs in the "moment" is at the heart of this transformation.
|#1046/0755 RESILIENCY AFTER VIOLENT DEATH: Lessons for Caregivers|
This program provides clinicians, social workers, clergy and caregivers engaged in long-term support with families after a violent death, helpful strategies to diminish the emotional distress of violent dying bereavement. Instead of lectures, a panel of experts considers two case studies from video taped interviews with patients Dr. Ted Rynearson treated after the violent deaths of members of their families. Grades 9 to A
|#13566/1745 RESOLVING TRAUMA IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: A Somatic Approach|
Watch a true master, Dr. Peter A. Levine, demonstrate a course of body-oriented trauma therapy in this extremely compelling and in-depth video with an Iraq Veteran diagnosed with severe PTSD. The therapeutic approach developed and utilized by Dr. Levine is called somatic experiencing.
|#14587/0157 RESPONDING THERAPEUTICALLY TO PATIENT ANGER|
Patient expression of anger toward the psychotherapist is a stressful and prevalent phenomenon in the course of psychological treatment. Responding skillfully to a client's anger constitutes a major technical and interpersonal hurdle for psychotherapists, and explicit training in this area is rare. This program is designed to help fill this gap.
|#14791/0755 SAGE ADVICE FOR THERAPISTS NEW TO TREATING PTSD CLIENTS with Dr. Frank Ochberg AUDIO CD|
What should new therapists know about PTSD so that they can begin helping their patients? Does the type of trauma determine the type of therapy? How do you determine what approach is going to work best for the patient? How does gender affect the PTSD occurrence and treatment? This CD is a unique opportunity to benefit from the experience of Dr. Frank Ochberg, a leading expert in the mental health field since the 1960's.
|#13896/1745 SATIR FAMILY THERAPY with Jean McLendon|
Master therapist Jean McLendon demonstrates Satir Family Therapy in this very compelling and touching video. Watch as McLendon, one of the foremost practitioners of Virginia Satir’s approach to family therapy, in this touching live session with Janice, a single mother, and her eleven-year-old son, John. Learn the essence of the Satir method as McLendon elegantly demonstrates what she calls "a model for the brave and courageous and the big-hearted souls."
|#15897/0773 SCIENCE OF RECOVERY (THE): Applying Neuroscience and Neuropsychology to Your Practice|
Upon completion of this course featuring Dr. Cardwell Nuckols, the participant will have an under-standing of genetic changes that take place in both addiction and recovery; an understanding of the relationship between Dopamine D2 receptors and alcohol/drug consumption; and be able to discuss the importance of the therapeutic relationship in regard to client improvement in treatment and be able to look at routine counseling practices in a new and exciting way.
|#11805/1410 SEVEN TRAINING VIDEOS: Multicultural Counseling and Therapy by DERALD WING SUE|
Derald Wing Sue is Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Enhance your students' classroom learning experience with these seven 60-minute training DVDs by Derald Wing Sue. These programs cover multicultural counseling and therapy as discussed in the new edition of Counseling the Culturally Diverse by Derald Wing and David Sue. DVD 1: EMOTIONAL ROADBLOCKS TO COUNSELING THE CULTURALLY DIVERSE: DVD 2: CULTURAL COMPETENCE IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS DVD 3: RACIAL MICROAGGRESSIONS: Impact and Implications for Counseling Practice DVD 4: OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING / THERAPY DVD 5: MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING / THERAPY: Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies DVD 6: RACIAL / CULTURAL IDENTIFY DEVELOPMENT: Implications for Counseling/Therapy DVD 7: WHITE RACIAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT: Implications for Counseling/TherapyGrades 9 to A
|#9242/0290 SEVERE EARLY TRAUMA (2 Programs) DVD
This two part series for mental health professionals and students presents research findings on the interrelated and complex effects of childhood trauma, along with guidelines for therapy.
|#12822/1745 SEX, LOVE AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS with Robert Firestone, PhD|
This compelling film explores three fundamental questions: "What is healthy sexuality?" "What is love?" and "Why do so many men and women find it difficult to sustain closeness, sexuality and love in their intimate relationships?" Introduces clinicians to Voice Therapy, a powerful approach that they can use to help clients challenge the voices that interfere with healthy sexual relating and sustain a relationship that combines true intimacy and sexuality.
|#15226/0157 SHORT-TERM DYNAMIC PSYCHOTHERAPY|
Donald K. Freedheim explains and demonstrates how short-term dynamic psychotherapy applies psychoanalytic principles to define and understand the dynamics and problems that clients bring to the therapy session. The aim of this approach is to uncover the feelings or thoughts that interfere with a client's relationships, communication, and daily functioning.
|#12605/1410 SOCIAL CLASS, ECONOMIC PRIVILEGE AND COUNSELING - DVD
The Social Class World View Model or SCVM and its effect on therapy and counseling is explained by its originator Dr. William Liu of the University of Iowa. Examines what social class is and how the SCVM applies to the counselor's practice working with diverse individuals or group varying in social class.
|#15003/0603 SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING AND FRUSTRATION MANAGEMENT|
This dynamic and comprehensive presentation with Dr. Jed Baker is extremely valuable to all family members and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, learning disabilities, mood and anxiety disorders, and other issues that impact social-emotional functioning.
|#15627/1410 SOLUTION FOCUSED COUNSELING with Jeffrey T. Guterman|
Solution-focused counseling is a strength-based model that emphasizes clients' strengths, resources, and effective coping skills to bring about positive change. Features of this model include a multicultural perspective and an integrative approach that tailors treatment to the unique aspects of each client. In this video, Dr. Jeffrey Guterman provides a clinical demonstration of solution-focused counseling with a client dealing with procrastination. He also outlines solution-focused principles and techniques including co-constructing problems and goals, identifying and amplifying exceptions, and assigning tasks.
|#13099/1410 SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF COUNSELING: Two Actual Interviews with a Child DVD
*Featuring Gerald Sklare, Professor, Educational and Counseling Psychology, University of Louisville Initial and follow-up interviews show a real case-Kelly, age 10, is doing poorly in school due to difficulty in concentrating following recent accidents and health problems in his family. Grades 9 to A
|#13087/1410 SPIRITUALITY AND COUNSELING|
Spirituality permeates everything in life; it is part of who we are, and the counseling relationship is no exception. This DVD will teach viewers concepts and skills for integrating spirituality into the counseling process. Concerns about envy, meaning and identity are addressed in these interactions. Grades 9 to A
|#15519/1374 SPIRITUALITY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: Implications for Clinicians|
Through the comments of four professionals, the place of spirituality in the care of children and adolescents is explored in this video. Childhood and adolescent spirituality is discussed, including the impact of developmental stages on spirituality. Examples from practice are given to illustrate the importance of clinicians incorporating spirituality into their practice. How spiritual needs are manifested in children and adolescents is described, as well as how spirituality and religion are resources for children, adolescents and their families.
|#15125/1410 STANLEY MILGRAM FILMS ON SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (6 Programs)|
This set includes all six of Stanley Milgram’s videos, produced by Milgram and featuring his research in the field of social psychology and provides the important visual imagery essential for truly understanding the foundations of this field. Included are the films OBEDIENCE 45 minutes HUMAN AGGRESSION 24 minutes CONFORMITY AND INDEPENDENCE 23 MINUTES THE CITY AND THE SELF 52 minutes INVITATION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 25 minutes NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION 22 minutes
|#16116/1745 STEP ALONG THE WAY (A): A Family with a Drug Problem|
Conducting family therapy can feel like an impossible juggling act, where complicated dynamics can make effective interventions elusive to the best of us. Successful clinicians must make sense of a family’s needs as a whole, as well as facilitate work within the relationships that impact the entire system. In this video, renowned family therapist Virginia Satir leads a powerful session with a family dealing with substance abuse and codependency. Satir’s natural facility with families is astounding even today, and you’ll gain a deep appreciation of her legacy as she progresses this challenged family several steps closer to resolution. *Part of the Virginia Satir Series #16080
|#15465/0157 STEPFAMILY THERAPY IN PRACTICE|
Stepfamilies and first families have markedly different dynamics and developmental cycles, and clinicians too often approach stepfamily work with insufficient understanding of these differences. Scott Browning's stepfamily therapy model differs from standard practice in its emphasis on stabilizing each family subsystem before moving on to more integrative work with the whole stepfamily. In this demonstration, Dr. Scott Browning PhD helps a stepfamily to normalize their experience, increase empathy among stepfamily members, identify mistaken beliefs and misperceptions that cause tension, and uncover techniques to avert issues that create impasses.
|#15890/1745 STRATEGIC TREATMENT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS (5 Programs)|
Featuring renowned anxiety disorder expert Reid Wilson, PhD, these five videos showcase Wilson's unique, playful and aggressive approach to treating phobias obsessions, and panic disorders. Comprehensive, entertaining and informative, these lives sessions with real clients will give therapists both a theoretical framework as well has hands-on techniques for treating the most vexing anxiety disorders. COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR OBSESSIONS 164 minutes EXPOSURE THERAPY FOR PHOBIAS 177 minutes COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR PANIC DISORDER 68 minutes ENGAGING THE AMBIVALENT OCD CLIENT 182 minutes TREATING THE SEVERE OCD CLIENT 182 minutes *Includes comprehensive Instructor's Manuals with each DVD
|#11489/1410 STRESS MANAGEMENT: Treatment and Understanding|
How do those who provide counseling deal most effectively with clients who suffer from stress? This program will provide information, techniques, and handouts viewers can immediately use with clients. Dr. Edna Brinkley (Psychological Consultant and Private Practice) works with four clients of multi-ethnic backgrounds where she and her clients demonstrate and discuss: * How stress affects the body, especially chronic stress. * How to identify clients' unique sources and symptoms of stress. * Lifestyle strategies for stress reduction. * How to create a shared frame of reference about stress. Grades 9 to A
|#13894/1745 STRUCTURAL FAMILY THERAPY with Harry Aponte|
Watch Harry J. Aponte, a highly regarded therapist who worked closely with Salvador Minuchin, demonstrate his unique approach to Structural Therapy in this compelling family therapy session. In this three-part video, Aponte discusses his approach to family therapy, conducts a real session with this challenging family, and then offers commentary about the session. Aponte's responses to questions from an audience of therapists further elucidate the rationale behind his interventions. If you've ever struggled with how to engage a hard-to-reach client or are curious about applying a structural approach to therapeutic work with challenging families, this video will prove to be both inspiring and instructive. *Note that this is the same family as in the Phil Guerin Video Bowenian Family Therapy, so it is interesting to contrast the styles of these two master therapists.
|#9506/0290 SUCCESSFUL TRAUMA THERAPIES (2 Programs) DVD
Aimed at professional counselors and therapists, this two part series focuses on the nature of the clinician/client relationship as a critical measure of 'success' in trauma therapy.
|#12821/1745 SUICIDE AND SELF-HARM: Helping People at Risk with Linda Gask, MD|
This comprehensive video from the University of Manchester walks through all the steps necessary to effectively intervene when a client threatens suicide or self-harm. You’ll learn about assessment, crisis management, problem solving, and crisis prevention through a variety of realistic vignettes.
|#12603/1410 SUICIDE ASSESSMENT AND PREVENTION - DVD
Professional counselors are often the first and last line of defense against suicide. Training them to recognize symptoms and signals indicating suicidal tendencies and then to effectively deal with their clients who exhibit such is the main focus of this comprehensive video. Dr. John Westefeld brings us his life-time work and research on suicide prevention
|#10251/0755 SURVIVING TRAUMA AND TRAGEDY: Lessons for Future Physicians and Health Professionals|
Victims of violence, whether they suffer it personally or are witnesses to it or loved ones suffer it, are often said to be traumatized as a result. But what does it mean to be traumatized? What symptoms or behaviors are recognized to be associated with and can help medical or counseling professionals to detect PTSD? This in-depth seminar with Frank Ochberg provides insight from one of the leading experts in the field with input from many others. Grades 9 to A
|#13938/0635 SWARMS: The Intelligence of the Masses DVD
Scientists have long operated under the principle that intelligent behavior must be directed by a centralized consciousness. This program examines evidence that the act of swarming creates an altogether different form of intelligence: decentralized awareness, consciousness with no center.
|#14159/1410 TASK AND PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL GROUPS
*Features Robert Conyne, Past-President, ASGW, and E. Robert Wilson, Past-President AAC The national experts in systematic group work present specifics for beginning group leaders. Students will learn the process of task group through the clear explanations of necessary leadership skills using Hill's learning through discussion methods. Co-leaders engage in the three P's of planning, performing and processing. Your students will develop expertise in this critical style of group leadership.
|#15616/0787 TECHNIQUES OF PLAY THERAPY: A Clinical Demonstration|
This program is presented by Nancy Boyd Webb, a noted authority on play therapy, who provides a lively introduction to play therapy techniques. Dr. Webb skillfully demonstrates how to engage 4- to 12-year-olds, manage the various stages of therapy, and implement effective interventions using drawing materials, clay, play dough, puppets, dolls, blocks, and card and board games. Viewers are invited directly into the therapeutic playroom to see unrehearsed segments of initial play therapy sessions, follow-up sessions, and an initial parent interview.
|#12648/1410 TELLING YOUR GRIEF STORY: Personal Growth Through Expressions of Love DVD
Insightful and moving, this program will enable students of counseling to work with and understand both their own and others grief journey. Personal sharing of grief narratives and stories highlight this dramatic and highly useful professional presentation.
|#14739/0430 THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING|
This program demonstrates key techniques and family therapy theories in action. Includes up-to-date counseling examples, as well as counseling theories
|#12833/1745 THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES IN PRISONS: A Research Perspective|
A must for all those working in and developing therapeutic communities in prisons! Dr. Harry Wexler walks through the past and current research developments on the efficacy of Therapeutic Communities in prisons. Wexler discusses a breadth of topics including: the evidence that prison treatment alone is insufficient for long-term change, and the importance of aftercare; the benefits and potential problems of manual-based treatment; the need for incentives; the importance of bridging TC members and facilitators with their outside communities; and the promising new research of TCs in maximum-security prisons and the potential of reducing violence among their prisoners.
|#12825/1745 THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY SERIES (3 Programs)|
Since the 1950s therapeutic communities (TCs) have effectively treated people with the most severe cases of substance abuse. The focus on an all encompassing community and peer support model is still thriving in TCs today. This comprehensive series blends historical and contemporary footage from active TCs with George De Leon's expert lectures on the framework, methods and components of an ideal TC. Volume 1: THE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE De Leon lays out the framework and theory underlying a therapeutic community, including the TC approach to substance abuse treatment and recovery. He explains that the TC is different from other treatment models in that it views substance abuse as a disorder of the whole person, and aims to treat that whole person, not just the drug addiction. Thus, TCs create social living situations where all aspects of a person's personality are displayed in work, formal groups and social activities, and then addressed directly by the community. 54 minutes Volume II: COMMUNITY AS METHOD De Leon explains how a therapeutic community uses its social environment to change individuals' behaviors, lifestyles and identities. The community is the method itself: constant participation, evaluation, feedback and reinforcement of personal responsibility are core components of daily life. 44 minutes Volume III: COMPONENTS OF GENERIC THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY De Leon goes beyond theory to explain the specific operations of an ideal therapeutic community: what happens on a daily basis, what the physical space looks like, what activities are involved, and what are the functions and roles of the staff and community members. He emphasizes that all TCs can maximize their efficacy by enhancing and adhering to these components. 79 minutes
|#14410/1745 THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP, INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT AND OTHER KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL PSYCHOTHERAPY|
*Featuring John C. Norcross In this compelling interview with one of the most prominent psychotherapy researchers of our time, Dr. John Norcross presents the results from fourteen meta-analyses that reveal the secrets to successful therapy. From how to cultivate the "person of the therapist", to the importance of prizing the patient's perspective, Norcross answers the timeless question: What makes for a great therapist?
|#13088/1410 THREE APPROACHES TO COUNSELING ONE ADOLESCENT CLIENT|
One client, three approaches to counseling! Your students will witness theory in action with solution-focused, reality therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapies demonstrated. The client is an adolescent female who describes problems with her parents, lack of control in her life, and stress. Grades 9 to A
|#14565/0157 THREE APPROACHES TO PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH A FEMALE CLIENT: The Next Generation
In this program, three leading therapists demonstrate three different therapeutic orientations with a single client.
|#14087/1745 TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR FAMILY THERAPY
John Edwards has spent the last twenty years distilling the intricacies of family systems theory into a user-friendly approach that has enhanced the work of thousands of clinicians and educators in North America. Experience first-hand Dr. Edwards' deceptively nonchalant therapeutic style. Utilizing a blend of workshop footage, family sessions, and focused interviews, this video provides an overview of eleven fundamental techniques for effective family work.
|#12756/1745 TRANSACTIONAL ANALYSIS with Mary Goulding, MSW - DVD
Watch Mary Goulding demonstrate Transactional Analysis and Redecision Therapy in this three-part video. You’ll be impressed by how deeply this master takes her client in a single session! Part of the "Psychotherapy with the Experts Series".
|#12904/1745 TRAUMA AND THE BODY: A Psychodramatic Approach|
In this extremely powerful live group session, master clinician and psychodramatist Tian Dayton works with group participants to confront childhood abuse, and work through trauma that they are carrying in their bodies. Dayton addresses these delicate issues with directness and great care, employing innovative action-oriented techniques that you can use in your work with clients, whether you are trained in psychodrama or not.
|#15846/1410 TRAUMA INFORMED CHILD CENTERED PLAY THERAPY: Overview and Demonstrations|
This video integrates cutting edge children’s mental health information with demonstrations and vignettes of trauma-informed child centered play therapy (TICCPT). After viewing this video, viewers will be able to: Synthesize the neurophysiological and psychological impact of trauma on children; Identify trauma-informed principles for working with children; and, Describe and demonstrate TICCPT for establishing safety, facilitating a restorative retelling of the trauma narrative, and promoting healthy connections with family and community.
|#11115/2040 TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, AND HUMAN DIGNITY|
All too often dignity is crushed by the terrible things people do to each other. These five therapists have a different story to tell about clients who have experienced violence, trauma, grief and loss. The human spirit is greater than the labels of "victim" or "survivor". These stories illustrate how resilience, growth and wisdom can arise in the face of suffering.
|#8495/0290 TRAUMATIZED CHILD SERIES (3 Programs)|
In this series, therapists describe how traumatized children understand the world and interact with others differently from other children, and how adults can respond most effectively. Explores such topics as anger and anxiety, trauma triggers, dissociation, de-escalation strategies, grounding techniques, and the process of building a trusting relationship. UNDERSTANDING THE TRAUMATIZED CHILD PARENTING THE TRAUMATIZED CHILD TEACHING THE TRAUMATIZED CHILD Three 44 minute programs
|#10860/1745 TREATING ALCOHOLISM IN PSYCHOTHERAPY with Stephanie Brown, Ph.D (2 Programs)
Volume I: DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL IN ACTION Shows clinicians of all orientations how to provide effective treatment for alcoholics, without having to choose between a 12-step versus psychotherapeutic approach! Volume II: DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL IN THEORY A Live Workshop will help viewers gain an in-depth understanding of the critical phases they must lead their alcoholic clients through in their recovery.
|#10420/0290 TREATING COMPLEX PTSD (2 Programs) DVD
This two part series aimed at clinicians explains the extra challenges associated with treating 'complex PTSD', defined as that resulting from repeated traumatization, occurring in childhood, inflicted by those who are supposed to be the source of safety and security.
|#15903/0773 TREATING EARLY LIFE DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA: A Science Based Perspective (3 DVDs)|
This updated presentation featuring Cardwell Nuckols, PhD focuses on the treatment of early life developmental trauma. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of current research from such disciplines as neuroscience, neuropsychology and attachment theory. Practical treatment techniques translated from the research give participants hands-on skills that can be used to better client understanding and clinical outcomes.
|#15623/1745 TREATING THE SEVERE OCD CLIENT|
Severe OCD can seem hopelessly intractable, especially when a client has invested significant time in past therapy. Here, anxiety disorder expert Reid Wilson employs a variation of cognitive and strategic methods in two live sessions, demonstrating his paradoxical approach to tackling obsessive thinking. If you’re looking for a fresh understanding of OCD and effective ways to treat its most unyielding aspects, you’ll find it in Wilson’s engaging, lively approach.
|#12747/1410 TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER "ROOTS OF SOUL": Contemporary Issues in Counseling Persons of Black African Ancestry DVD
In 1982, Pasteur and Toldson published an intensive examination of Black expressive behavior in Roots of Soul. Themes introduced provide critical guidelines for counseling African Americans. Dr. Ivory Toldson emphasizes the challenges counselors face when working within traditional counseling settings. Grades 9 to A
|#12728/1410 TWENTY-FIVE YEARS LATER: How Big is the Circle of Inclusion? DVD
The recipient of the Janet E. Helms award of mentoring and scholarship, Dr. Rosie Bingham passionately engages her audience with reflections of her life - growing up on a plantation as a young child to moving through her various stages of cultural and racial identity. She discusses the changes and trends in the field of multicultural counseling and research and provides the latest demographic data on ethnic minorities. Grades 9 to A
|#12729/1410 TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CRITICAL CULTURAL ASSESSMENT: What's the Difference Now? DVD
As the founder of the Winter Roundtable, Dr. Samuel D. Johnson reflects on his twenty five years since the first conference; he highlights significant outcomes in the field and contemplates the future of cross cultural counselor training. Grades 9 to A
|#14356/1410 UNCOVERING THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH - DVD
*Featuring Lydia Buki, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Health disparities between various populations are a critical social justice issue, and it is imperative for psychologists to become involved in the elimination of these disparities.
|#12920/0635 UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGY (6 Programs) DVD
This six-part series is designed to make some of psychology’s more abstract theoretical and methodological issues accessible to students through case studies and examples that relate to everyday life experiences.
|#14150/1337 UNLOCKING THE WORLD OF AUTISM: Seven Keys to Becoming Miracle Minded (7 Programs)
This seven-part series is a practical guide to understanding autism and building relationships with autistic children. It progresses through seven integrated and sequential keys to accessing autism and making connections with children on the spectrum. This series offers the unique methodology of Elaine Hall, also known as Coach E! in The Miracle Project, a musical theater and film program for children with autism and other special needs.
|#11230/0290 VICARIOUS TRAUMATIZATION (2 Programs) DVD
This two part series aimed at professionals deals with Vicarious Traumatization - the cumulative impact of trauma clients' stories and re-enactments - and the enormous emotional toll it can take on therapists, counselors and other trauma workers.
|#12823/1745 VOICES ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS with Robert Firestone, PhD - DVD
What prevents most people from being able to sustain romantic, meaningful relationships that satisfy their needs and desires? In this film, actual group participants identify negative thoughts or voices toward themselves and others that seriously impair their capacity for intimate relating. Dr. Robert Firestone helps them identify and understand this negative thought process, and challenge the self-defeating behavior patterns through the powerful technique of Voice Therapy.
|#12493/1745 VOICES OF SUICIDE: Learning From Those Who Lived|
For mental health professionals, learn from three people that made highly lethal suicide attempts and survived, as they courageously share their stories of self-destructiveness, survival, and recovery. They reveal intimate details of their life histories that contributed to their attempts.
|#14470/1745 VOICES OF VIOLENCE SERIES (2 Programs)|
These two videos provide deep insights into one of society's most intractable issues, and in opposition to the punitive approach to violence prevention, make a compelling case for treating violent offenders with human dignity and responding to violence with psychological treatment and education. Two 59-minute programs... In "THE ROOTS OF VIOLENCE" ten experts elucidate the root causes of violent behavior. They offer a probing look into the unsettling childhood experiences of violent offenders, examining the disturbed parent-child attachment styles, destructive thought processes, and distorted social perceptions that underlie violence. "EFFECTIVE TREATMENT OF VIOLENT INDIVIDUALS" examines the critical components of effective treatment programs for violent individuals providing an environment of safety and respect, confronting the patriarchal beliefs, social misperceptions, and destructive thoughts that precipitate violent responses to real or perceived threats.
|#12757/1745 WHAT WORKS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY with Randall C. Wyatt, PhD, Scott Miller, PhD - DVD
What works in psychotherapy? In this interview by Randall C. Wyatt, Miller shares everything he knows about psychotherapy outcomes. For starters, it's the therapeutic alliance that's one of the most important elements. And here's the real ticker - Miller has found that the therapist is the determining factor, not the treatment model.
|#10568/0755 WHEN HELPING HURTS: Preventing and Treating Compassion Fatigue DVD
This film heightens awareness of the symptoms and risks of Compassion Fatigue.
|#10612/0755 WHEN HELPING HURTS: Sustaining Trauma Workers|
Second-hand PTSD? Trauma by osmosis or proximity? Health care workers, firefighters, police, therapists and counselors, relief and disaster workers... volunteers and professionals... are confronted directly with the traumas of fellow beings. Can they be helped to prevent themselves from being traumatized by their experiences? This video brings together renowned experts in the field of trauma and PTSD to explain what can and can't be done.
|#14908/1745 WILLIAM MILLER ON MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING|
In this compelling interview, Bill Miller discusses the evolution of Motivational Interviewing, the spirit of MI, and specific techniques that clinicians can begin applying immediately.
|#15433/0157 WORKING WITH ANGER|
Dr. Lorne Korman demonstrates his approach to treating clients who present with problems of anger and aggression. An important aspect of treatment involves assessing the underlying emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and motivational processes that may be contributing to a client's anger problems. Therapy often involves teaching clients about anger and personal anger cues, and enhancing the client's motivation to reduce anger.
|#15919/0157 WORKING WITH CAREGIVERS OF THOSE WITH DEMENTIA with Susan M. McCurry, PhD|
With a continuously increasing aging population, there has been a commensurate rise in cases of dementia as well as incidences of adults assuming caregiving for family members and spouses. Because dementia is a progressive deterioration in cognitive functions that leads to intellectual, emotional, and behavioral changes, it presents significant challenges to the patient and caregiver alike. Often, the caregivers of older adults with dementia experience feelings of depression and anxiety as they attempt to care for their loved ones. In this video, Dr. Susan M. McCurry discusses and demonstrates her contextual approach to working specifically with caregivers of those who have been diagnosed with dementia. *Closed Captioned
|#14158/0157 WORKING WITH DREAMS (Specific Treatments for Specific Populations Series)
Dreams frequently come up for discussion in the course of therapy, and the insights clients might gain from dreams can help the therapeutic process. Dr. Phyllis R. Koch-Sheras demonstrates her powerful approach to working with clients' dreams.
|#14119/1883 WORKING WITH LATINO/LATINA CLIENTS
In our culturally diverse society it is necessary for professional counselors and therapists to develop their skills and sensitivity for dealing with clients from different backgrounds. This video focuses on the specific challenges of a female, non-latino counselor working with a latino couple. Grades 9 to A
|#13655/0635 WORST OFFENDERS: Can They Change?|
This program goes inside a pedophile’s distorted thought patterns while showing how expert psychological treatment, combined with blunt feedback from fellow offenders, can help bring such criminals out of denial and curb their deviant behavior.
|#15134/0603 WRITING SOCIAL STORIES with Carol Gray|
A Social Story is a ground-breaking tool that uses several carefully-written sentences to describe a social situation to someone with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. This DVD and accompanying workbook provide step-by-step training for writing effective Social Stories.
|#13049/0635 ZIMBARDO SPEAKS: The Lucifer Effect and the Psychology of Evil|
Mass sociopathy? Mass psychopathy? Mob violence? Rwanda...Ku Klux Klan...Holocaust. Philip Zimbardo has spent decades researching the transformation of character that occurs when generally good people are led to engage in evil actions. In this lecture, Zimbardo discourses on theories of conformity, prejudice, aggression, social influence, and antisocial behavior.
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