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Psychotherapeutic concepts for a richer mental life
Deborah L. Cabaniss M.D.
A psychoanalyst learns about the merits of cognitive reframing.
Therapy musings during the COVID spring.
Why do we still call the end of therapy "termination"? It's time to change that.
Do you work with recent immigrants? Sometimes, self-disclosure can help.
Keep getting involved with people who only think about themselves? Understanding movie and TV characters may help!
Fight physician burnout with physician extenders!
Should we keep kissing hello in the age of #MeToo? Japan may have the answer.
Looking for a good mentor? Trying to be one? Here are a few guidelines to help.
Are you anxious about the news? Your therapist might be, too.
Should we attack those who threaten our turf? What we can learn from birds about tolerating competition.
Is "personality disorder" the best way to think about the consequences of a traumatic childhood?
Why "neutral" might not be a therapist's best look.
The teenagers who mobilized after the Parkland shooting turned feelings into action. How can we harness the surging power of our feelings to create, produce, and build?
Deborah L. Cabaniss, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Associate Director of Residency Training in the Department of Psychiatry.