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ACT/RFT - Anxiety - Assessment - Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) - Children/Adolescents - Compassion/Shame - Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - Depression - Ethics - Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) - General Wellness - Intimate Partner Violence - Mindfulness - Multicultural Competence/Social Justice - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Pain - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Research Issues - Sleep Disorders - Suicide - Supervision - Teams - Therapy - Training
Anxiety Disorders (Adult and Children) Measures
Differential role of CBT skills, DBT skills and psychological flexibility in predicting depressive versus anxiety symptom improvement Impact of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on treatment response to CBT for insomnia
Mechanisms to Target in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders Mindfulness Skills Show Promise in Treating Kids’ Anxiety Rat Study: Anti-Anxiety Meds May Lower Empathy Specific anxiety disorders and subsequent risk for bipolar disorder: a nationwide study
BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (BPD)
Borderline Personality Disorder Measures Borderline Personality Disorder and Mental Health Care Utilization: The Role of Self-Harm
Borderline personality disorder and the emerging field of developmental neuroscience A Developmental Neuroscience of Borderline Pathology: Emotion Dysregulation and Social Baseline Theory
DBT for Substance Abusers with Borderline Personality Disorder with Linda Dimeff Differentiating the Everyday Emotion Dynamics of Borderline Personality Disorder From Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder Five-year prospective investigation of self-harm/suicide-related behaviors in the development of borderline personality disorder Predicting dropout in outpatient dialectical behavior therapy with patients with borderline personality disorder receiving psychiatric disability The Incremental Utility of Emotion Regulation But Not Emotion Reactivity in Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
The role of emotion dysregulation in the presence, associated difficulties, and treatment of borderline personality disorder
Adolescents Especially Vulnerable to Suicide Clusters
Advances in DBT with Adolescents and Families in Outpatient and School Settings with Alec L. Miller Children, loss and stress Depression screening in children and adolescents High schoolers with mental health issues more likely to use alcohol, tobacco, & marijuana
Interpersonal Mindfulness with Teens 'Map' of teenage brain provides strong evidence of link between serious antisocial behavior and brain development Mindfulness Skills Show Promise in Treating Kids’ Anxiety More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says Teaching Traumatized Kids Teen Depression Treatment Is an Increasingly Thorny Issue
Three Tips for Engaging Authentically With Teens Trauma in childhood linked to drug use in adolescence
Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains
Building Positive Emotions & Building Self-Esteem with Rochelle Frank
Compassion Measures Compassion training may buffer against the detrimental effects of high-stress medical training Cultivating Compassion in Sessions: The Six Attributes of CFT
Episode 225 – Dennis Tirch – The Science of Compassion Four Studies That Show the Difference Between Shame and Guilt
Getting stuck in the negatives (and how to get unstuck) Highlights from an interesting qualitative study about how being a psychotherapist impacts one's life How would you treat a friend?
Kristin Neff Argues Self Compassion Works Better Than Self Esteem Lovingkindness Meditation with Highly Shame-Prone and Self-Critical People: A Social Safety System Workout Moving beyond "shame is bad": How a functional emotion can become problematic
Protection or Vulnerability? A Meta-Analysis of the Relations Between the Positive and Negative Components of Self-Compassion and Psychopathology Refilling Your Gas Tank with Nice Gas Self-Care for Therapists
Self-Compassion Expert Chris Germer on Lessons Learned From the Dalai Lama
Shame Measures The Compassion-Focused Therapy Model of Emotions
The Present and Puppies: Using Video to Elicit Flexible Perspective Taking and Compassion
The Surprising Benefits of Compassion Meditation
The therapist’s ten commandments: “First – Do not shame”
The Top 5 Shame Research Findings that Should Influence Your Practice with Jason Luoma
The Treatment of Shame with Shireen Rizvi Three Self-Esteem Boosting Tips and Activities for Clients Twenty science-based recommendations for therapy with highly self-critical or shame-prone clients Use of chair work in "CFT Made Simple" What if Schools Taught Kindness?
Behavioral Activation for Depression with Jonathan Kanter Biomarkers of inflammation and response to anti-depressants Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression
Exercise as a treatment for depression: A meta-analysis adjusting for publication bias
Cognitive Function's Importance to Recovery in Depression Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide according to WHO
Depression screening in children and adolescents
Depression Treatment Heals Way More Than Just The Mind Differential role of CBT skills, DBT skills and psychological flexibility in predicting depressive versus anxiety symptom improvement Effect of Collaborative Care vs Usual Care on Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults With Subthreshold Depression Impact of comorbid anxiety and depressive disorders on treatment response to CBT for insomnia Interaction effect of brooding rumination and interoceptive awareness on depression and anxiety symptoms Many Antidepressant Studies Found Tainted by Pharma Company Influence
Meaningful Activities Protect the Brain From Depression Memory support strategies and bundles: A pathway to improving cognitive therapy for depression?
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy May Reduce Recurrent Depression Risk
Mindfulness-based therapy and behavioral activation: A randomized controlled trial with depressed college students More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says Motivational Interviewing Improves Depression Outcome in Primary Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial Mouse Study Shows How Environment Can Impact Antidepressant Effect Postpartum Depression and Race: What We All Should Know Psychologists enlist machine learning to help diagnose depression Research Updates in Psychiatry: Depression and Suicide Scaling-up treatment of depression and anxiety: a global return on investment analysis
Self-compassion as an emotion regulation strategy in major depressive disorder
Self-Help Online Can Help Prevent Depression Sudden gains in cognitive–behavior therapy for treatment-resistant depression: Processes of change Tackling depression by changing the way you think The heterogeneous nature of depression Treatment of Adult Depression in the United States
DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT)
Advances in DBT with Adolescents and Families in Outpatient and School Settings with Alec L. Miller
DBT Diary Cards
DBT Handouts, Protocols & Client Learning Activities
DBT Therapist Wiki
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Is Effective Intervention Does Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Actually Change the Way the Brain Works? How to Record Therapy Sessions
FUNCTIONAL ANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY (FAP)
Guided Meditation: How to Be Mindful With Your Mistakes (and Others') Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here's how it changes your brain How Awe Makes Us Generous How Awe Sharpens Our Brains How Does Gratitude Enhance Trust? How to Grow from Your Regrets How to Open Your Mind to Magical Things Scientists shed light on the tight connection between mental and physical health Three Things We Still Don't Know About Meditation What if Schools Taught Kindness? When it comes to negative experiences, we have habitual ways of responding to what triggers us Where Does Kindness Come From?
INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE
A New View of the Self: The Psychology of Connection Am I Doing This Right? Answers to the top 10 questions that everyone asks about meditation
Five Free Guided Mindfulness Practices for Your Patients (or Yourself!) How Mindfulness Helps You Cultivate a Teflon Mind - Sometimes negative thoughts and feelings need to roll off of us Jack Kornfield shares how to develop a daily mindfulness practice Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain Mindfulness game for kids: name three good things
Mindfulness Meditation in Clinical Practice with Zindal Segal Mindful Self-Awareness as the Basis for Effective Leadership Nice article on MBCT with Sona Dimidjian and Zindel Segal
No Blueprint, Just Love: Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Popular Conceptions of Mindfulness: Awareness and Emotional Control Stop Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop and Start Living Fully TED Talk by Shauna Shapiro on The Power of Mindfulness: What You Practice Grows Stronger The healing power of mindfulness Tolerability and suitability of brief group mindfulness-oriented interventions in psychiatric inpatients: a pilot study Using Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Treatments With Clients From Nondominant Cultural and/or Marginalized Backgrounds 10 Mindfulness Practices from Powerful Women
MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCE/SOCIAL JUSTICE
26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets 30 Ways to Be a Better Ally A randomized controlled trial of compassion cultivation training: Effects on mindfulness, affect, and emotion regulation Being An Ally/Building Solidarity Calling In: A Quick Guide on When and How Changing the world: why it fails and what works Diversifying clinical science to represent diverse populations How can we support the mentalhealth needs of justice-involved youth? How not to say the wrong thing – The “Ring Theory” of Comfort
Making good theory practical: Five lessons for an Applied Social Identify Approach to challenges of organizational, health, and clinical psychology
Making sense of misfortune: Deservingness, self-esteem, and patterns of self-defeat Racial Trauma is Real: The Impact of Police Shootings on African Americans The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans: A Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Coping Approach Transforming Anger into Building Solidarity Using Celebrity News Stories to Effectively Reduce Racial/Ethnic Prejudice What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone What’s Missing When We Talk About Self-Care
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)/TRAUMA
A brief mobile app reduces nonsuicidal and suicidal self-injury: Evidence from three randomized controlled trials. After a Suicide Attempt, the Risk of Another Try As Suicide Rates Rise, Scientists Find New Warning Signs Describing and Measuring the Pathway to Suicide Attempts: A Preliminary Study Early data from 3 RCTs for a brief mobile app-reductions in nonsuicidal and suicidal self-injury Emergency Departments Could Play Significant Role in Reducing Suicide Attempts
Frequency of Suicidal Ideation Predicts Suicide Attempts But Not Deaths Health-promoting behaviors may buffer against suicide in veterans with PTSD “Impulsive” suicide attempts: What do we really mean?
Indiana University-led researchers identify objective predictors of suicidality in women Joe Franklin on their work with machine learning to predict suicidal behavior Loss of Spouse or Partner to Suicide Linked to Physical, Mental Disorders Moving Beyond Self-Report: Implicit Associations about Death/Life Prospectively Predict Suicidal Behavior among Veterans NIH report highlights strategies for optimizing youth suicide prevention programs Research Updates in Psychiatry: Depression and Suicide Sample agency practices for responding to client suicide Suicidality in Bipolar Disorder: The Role of Emotion-Triggered Impulsivity Suicide Prevention in Veterans
Zero Suicide: Aspirations and Accountability "75% of the 6122 suicides in the UK in 2014 were undertaken by men"
A Clinician’s Guide to Stimulus Control with Kelly G Wilson
An Open Letter from a Therapist to His Clients
Building Clinical Expertise with Cannon Thomas
Clarifying and Building Values in Therapy with Matthieu Villatte
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Clinical Perfectionism with Roz Shafran
Forgiveness in Psychotherapy: New Research on a Promising Approach with Steven Sandage, Beverly Long and Richelle Moen
Helpful Resources for Therapists How Cell Phones Are Changing the Therapist-Patient Relationship
How often does psychotherapy make people feel worse?
Intimate Partner Violence with Katherine Iverson and Kelly Green Predicting therapist effectiveness from their own practice-based evidence Psychotherapy sessions are best in the morning when levels of helpful hormone are high
Scott Lilienfeld presents the psychologist's view on "What Neuroscience Can – and Can't – Tell Us About Ourselves" The relationship between alliance and outcome: Analysis of a two-person perspective on alliance and session outcome
Therapist Characteristics that Impact Outcome
Therapy Interfering Behavior: Beyond the Basics with Kelly Koerner
Top 10 CBT Worksheets Websites
How to Record Therapy Sessions