The Roots of Psychotherapy, Whitaker & Malone

1) Science as a Creative Method

2) Research in Psychotherapy

3) The Biological Basis of Psychotherapy

4) Adaptation

5) Catalyzed Repair

6) The Community and Psychotherapy

7) Implicit and Explicit Psychotherapy

8) Dynamic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

9) The Patient as a Person

10) The Process of Psychotherapy

Integral Psychology, Ken Wilber

“Meditation Can Improve Brain Function,” Rick Nauert, PsychCentral

“How to talk to a neo-Nazi,” Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

The Marriage Clinic, John Gottman

“Similar Effects from Chronic and Acute Sleep Deprivation,” PsychCentral, Jessica Ward Jones

“Steal This Movie,” THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, August 7, 2010

“Don’t Be Ugly By Accident!” August 10th, 2010, Christian Rudder

“Broadway and the Mosque,” THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, August 3, 2010

“The Great (Double) Game,” THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, July 31, 2010

“Antidepressants Not Beneficial in Autism,” Jessica Ward Jones, PsychCentral

“Google Goes ‘Evil’?” Huffington Post

“Reduce Your Level of Insecurity Work,” Scott Belsky,

“Defining Prosperity Down,” PAUL KRUGMAN


“Want the Good News First?” THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, July 27, 2010

“Myths of Austerity,” PAUL KRUGMAN, July 1, 2010

“Mama Sentimental,” “Train Watching,” Sarabeth Matilsky

“An Update from Chris McCandless, in Verse and Prose,” Chris McCandles, on Susannah and Ethan

Ethan Mitchell’s blog Riddles with the Sphinx, all entries through April 9, 2010

“Will Pedal for Slides, Sardines, and State Parks,” Sarabeth Matilsky

“Spiritual Awakenings in the Hot, Hot Sun,” Sarabeth Matilsky

“Introduction to a Quaker Wedding,” Showers of Blessings

“Janelle’s Quaker wedding,” Offbeat Bride: Altar Your Thinking

“Pre-Marital Counseling, And Why I Think You Should Do It,” A Practical Wedding

“Married (Happily) With Issues,”

“Curbing Your Enthusiasm,” PAUL KRUGMAN, July 29, 2010

“The Pundit Delusion,” PAUL KRUGMAN, July 18, 2010

“Evidence Ties Manning to Afghan Leaks,” Wall Street Journal online

“Who Cooked the Planet?,” PAUL KRUGMAN, July 25, 2010

“Letter From Istanbul,” THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN, June 15, 2010,

“Early Life Experiences Boost Adult Mental Health,” Rick Nauert

“For Some Tasks, Music Hinders Performance,” Rick Nauert

“Failure Is Not an Option,” Thomas Friedman,

“Addicted to Bush,” PAUL KRUGMAN,, July 22, 2010

“WikiLeaks Reportedly Outs 100s of Afghan Informants,” Tucker Reals, 7/28/10

“Open Secrets,” Hendrick Hertzburg, New Yorker

“Can a mother’s affection prevent anxiety in adulthood?,” Amanda Gardner,, July 26, 2010

“Wikileaks publishes Afghan war secrets,”

New Form of Child Abuse: Drugging Kids,” Rick Nauert, PsychCentral

The New Peoplemaking, Virginia Satir

“Common Chemicals Linked to ADHD,” Rick Nauert, PsychCentral, 7/23/10

“What 7 Republicans Could Do,” Thomas Friedman, 7/20/10,

“Therapy Plus Ecstasy for PTSD,” Rick Nauert, PsychCentral

Wikipedia: Asperger Syndrome

“Family Problems Harm Young Children,” Rick Nauert, PsychCentral, July 16, 2010

“The Real Palestinian Revolution,” Thomas Friedman, 6/29/10,

The Upside of Irrationality, chapter 1, Dan Ariely

How Pleasure Works, chapter 1, Paul Bloom

“Evidence-Based Approaches to Assessing Couple Distress,” Snyder, Heyman, & Haynes, 2005, Psychological Assessment

“New Test Predicts Chance of Relationship Breakup,”By Rick Nauert PhD on July 8, 2010, PsychCentral

“Everything You Think You Know About Mike Tyson Is Wrong:After going from professional highs to personal collapse, he’s no longer a champion or a punch line—just a fighter. And a vegan to boot.” by Ivan Solotaroff


“Universal Screening and Assessment for Intimate Partner Violence: The IPV Screen and Assessment Tier (IPV-SAT) Model,” Todahl & Walters, Journal of Feminist Family Therapy

“Ecology of Mind,” Lasn & White

“A Qualitative Study of Intimate Partner Violence Universal Screening by Family Therapy Interns: Implications for Practice, Research, Training, and Supervision,” Todahl, Chou, & Maher-Cosenza, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Universal Screening for Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review,” Todahl & Walters, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures, Malcolm Gladwell (audio)

Helm’s “White Racial Identity Development Model: Two Phases: Abandonment of Racism & Defining a Non-Racist Identity”

“A Cultural Assessment Framework and Interview Protocol,”  Grieger, chapter 8 of Handbook of Multicultural Assessment

The Windup Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami (audio)

“Relational Assessments as Intervention: Exploring Client Experience,” Hanna, chapter 7 of The Practice of Family Therapy: Key Elements Across Models

“The Third Depression” Krugman, 6/27/10,

“Gottman Method Couple Therapy,” John & Julie Gottman, chapter 5 Clinical Handbook of Couples Therapy

“As Round As True Gets: A Melbourne Journal,” Reanna Alder

“Assessment of Diverse Family Systems,” Sciarra & Simon, chapter 12 of Handbook of Multicultural Assessment

“Culturally Appropriate Assessment and Competence,” Elsa Arroyos-Jurado

“A Communicational Approach to the Play WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?” Chapter 5 of Pragmatics of Human Communication

“Kids of Lesbians Have Fewer Problems,” PsychCentral News

“Obama to Reopen Oil Drilling,” U.S. NEWS JUNE 8, 2010

“The New Gay Right,” Frum Forum

“Whither Ken Wilber? Musings on Evolutionism, Reductionism and Religious Honesty,” Jim Chamberlain

wikipedia: Sam Harris (author)

“Why the T in GLBT? To understand the answer is to understand much of what animates the sexual Left,” Dennis Prager National Review Online

“Mystery of Lithium Efficacy May Be Solved,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on May 24, 2010

“New Look at Mental Disorders” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on May 20, 2010

“Lost Decade Looming?” By PAUL KRUGMAN Published: May 20, 2010 New York Times

“Obama Nominates Kagan to Seat on Supreme Court,”  Wall Street Journal

“New Magnetic Treatment for Depression Raises Eyebrows” By Rochelle Oliver, Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on May 8, 2010

“Brain’s Master Switch Discovered” By Rochelle Oliver, Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on May 9, 2010

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace With Marriage, Elizabeth Gilbert, (all) read by Reanna

Maternal Desire: On Children, Love, and the Inner Life “Psychoanalysis,” “Fathers,” “Feminism” read by Reanna

The Passionate Marriage,chapter 1, Snarch, read by Reanna

“Fixed,” Jill Lapore, New Yorker, read by Reanna

Co-Counseling for Married Couples, Harvey Jackins

“The Voices of Children,” Stith read by Reanna

“Understanding the Rainforest Mind,” Prober read by Reanna

“The Language of Becoming,” Wachtel, Family Process read by Reanna

“Children’s Attachment Relationships,” Booth read by Reanna

Terminology page, Circle of Security, read by Reanna

“The Experiences of Parents of Adolescents in Family Therapy,” Sheridan read by Reanna

“Family Factors Related to Adolescent Autonomy,” Pardeck & Pardeck, read by Reanna

“Involving Fathers in the Therapeutic Process,” Gil, read by Reanna

“Engaging Families in Play Therapy,” Gil & Sobol, Chapter 13 from Children in Therapy, read by Reanna

“The Emergence of Family Integrity In Later Life,” King & Wynne, read by Reanna

“Endings,” chapter from Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships, read by Reanna

“How Do People Change?” Prochaska, read by Reanna

“Narratives from the Field,”Pardeck & Pardeck, read by Reanna

“Revisioning the Family Life Cycle,” Erickson, read by Reanna

“Stepfamilies,” Papernow, read by Reanna

“The Pathway Towards Clinical Self-Confidence,”

“Validating the Meanings of Pregnancy Loss,” Corbet-Owen, read by Reanna

“The Unsilencing of Military Wives: Wartime Deployment Experiences and Citizen Responsibility,” Davis, Ward & Storm, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy, Eliana Gil

1) From Sensitivity to Competence in Working Across Cultures

“Fighting Obesity or Contributing to a Public Health Threat?” NEDA

“AED Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs,” AED

“Grandparents Raising Grandchildren,” Dolbin-MacNab, Traylor, Family Therapy Magazine

“Immigrant’s Odyssey: Trauma, Loss, and the Promise of Healing,” Imberti, Psychotherapy Networker

“The Adolescent Brain and Developmental Vulnerabilities,” Volkow, Family Therapy Magazine

“Developmental Identity Crisis in Nontraditional Families,” Wind, chapter 14 of Bevin’s Play Therapy with Children in Crisis

The Family Life Cycle, McGoldrick & Carter

1) Overview: The Expanded Family LIfe Cycle–Individual, Family, and Social Perspectives

2) Self in Context: The Individual Life Cycle in Systemic Perspective

4) Culture and the Family Life Cycle

“The Voices of Children: Preadolescent Children’s experiences in Family Therapy,” Stith et al., 1996, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Hungry for Connection,” Strauss, 2006, Psychotherapy Networker

“Domestic Violence Groups for Children and Non-Offending Parents,” by Wichmann, Salisbury, Stotler, Murphy, Stater, chapter 13 in A Practice that Works: Strategies to Complement Your Stand Alone Therapy Practice, by Harris, Ivey, Bean

“Family Factors Related to Adolescent Autonomy,” Pardeck & Pardeck, Family Therapy, 1990

“Including vs. Imposing Spirituality in Therapy,” Odell, AAMFT

“Spirituality and Family Therapy: Spiritual Beliefs, Myths, and Metaphors,” Prest & Keller, 1993, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents, Canino & Spurlock

1) The Influence of Culture and Multiple Stressors on the Culturally Divers Child

4) Diagnostic Categories

Play Therapy With Children in Crisis: Individual, Group, and Family Treatment, by Nancy Boyd Webb, Lenore C. Terr

5) Parental Abuse and Subsequent Foster Home Placement, Benoit

9) Persistent and Chronic Neglect in the Context of Poverty–When Parents Can’t Parent

“Child Physical Abuse and Neglect,” Ketring, 2007, Family Therapy Magazine

Theory-Based Treatment Planning for Marriage and Family Therapists, Gehart & Tuttle

1) Treatment Planning

“Bitter Pill: Ritalin and the Growing Influence of Big Pharma,” Diller, 2005, Psychotherapy Networker

Reflections on Ways to Create a Safe Therapeutic Culture for Children in Family Therapy,” Rober, 1998, Family Process

“Hope as a Psychotherapeutic Foundation of Common Factors, Placebos, and Expectancies,” Snyder, Michael, Cheavens, 1999, APA

“Spiritual Assessment in Marital and Family Therapy: A Methodological Framework for Selecting From Among Six Qualitative Assessment Tools,” Hodge, 2005, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Moving Up the Continuum of Hope: Developing a Theory of Hope and Understanding its influence in Couples Therapy,” Ward & Wempler, 2009, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Children in Family Contexts: Perspectives on Treatment,

4) Family Therapy in an Age of Biological Psychiatry, Josephson

18) The Family and the Legal System

“Sibling Violence,” Caffaro, Family Therapy Magazine, 2008

Group Counseling: Strategies and Skills, Jacobs, Masson, Harvill

1) Introduction

2) Stages of Groups, Group Process, and Therapeutic Forces

3) Purpose of Groups

4) Planning

5) Getting Started: The Beginning STage and Beginning Phase

6) Basic Skills for Group Leaders

7) Focus

8) Cutting Off and Drawing Out

9) Rounds and Dyads

10) Exercises

11) Introducing, Conducting, and Processing Exercises

12) Leading the Middle Stage of a Group

13) Using Counseling Theories in Groups

16) Dealing with Problems Situations

17) Working with Specific Populations

Spiritual Resources in Family Therapy, Walsh

1) Religion, Spirituality, and the Family: Multifaith Perspectives

2) Integrating Spirituality in Family Therapy: Wellsprings for Health, Healing and Resilience

3) Spirituality, Suffering, and Beliefs: The Soul of Healing with Families, Wright

4) Spiritual Resources in Family Adaptation to Death and Loss

5) Religious Perspectives on Resilience: Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam

6) The Stresses of Poverty and the Comfort of Spirituality, Aponte

7) Spirituality and Religion: Implications for Psychotherapy with African American Families, Boyd-Franklin

8) Religion and Spiritual Traditions in Immigran Families: Sigtnificance for Latino Health and Mental Health, Falicov

9) “honor Your Father and Your Mother”: Intergenerational Values and Jewish Tradition, Fishbane

10) A Spirituality for Family Living, Anderson

Procedures in Marriage and Family Therapy, Brock & Banard

1) Overview

2) First Contact Procedures

3) Assessment Procedures

4) Initial Stage Treatment Procedures

5) Middle Stage Treatment Procedures

6) Termination Procedures

7) Specialized Treatment Procedures

8) Alternate Service Delivery Procedures

9) Procedures for Challenging Situations

10) Out of Session Work

11) Referral and Consultation Procedures

12) Risk Management Procedures

The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, Yalom

1) The Therapeutic Factors

2) Interpersonal Learning

3) Group Cohesiveness

4) The Therapeutic Factors: An Integration

5) The Therapist: Basic Tasks

6) The Therapist: Working in the Here-and-Now

7) The Therapist: Transference and Transparency

8) The Selection of Clients

9) The Composition of Therapy Groups

10) Creation of the Group: Place, Time, Size, Preparation

11) In the Beginning

12) The Advanced Group

13) Problem Group Members

Essential Skills in Family Therapy

1) The Beginning Family Therapist: Taking on the Challenge

4) Guidelines for Conducting Assessment

6) Basic Treatment Skills

Ethan Mitchell’s blog Susannah and Ethan, all through May 30, 2010

“Britain’s Budding Constitutional Crisis” May 6th, 2010 at 9:30 pm by Kapil Komireddi  Frum Forum

“Schwarzenegger Ends Backing For Offshore Drilling”  by Ina Jaffe, May 3, 2010

“Drilling, Disaster, Denial” May 2, 2010 New York Times

“Tea Party With a Difference” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: April 24, 2010  New York Times

“Goldman Sachs Boasted As The Meltdown Unfolded”  by The Associated Press April 24, 2010

‘I am transgender, and I want my voice to be heard’ By Jordan Sarver, Special to CNN April 14, 2010 12:02 p.m. EDT

“Mental Cognition Not Aided by Fish Oil” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on April 22, 2010

“Salt Kills,” FDA Stalls,

“Side Effects From Depression Meds Go Undocumented” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on April 20, 2010 PsychCentral

“Google and Library of Congress archive tweets” By Hibah Yousuf, staff reporterApril 14, 2010: 3:33 PM ET

“A Gay Officer at War” April 10th, 2010 at 12:45 am by RD Frum Forum

“Stevens Sets Up Court Fight Obama Expected to Seek Liberal Successor; Historic Change as Last Protestant Leaves” Wall STreet Journal 4/10/10

“Israel’s Netanyahu Cancels Trip To Obama’s Nuclear Summit”

“Who’s Up for Building Bridges?” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: April 6, 2010 New York Times

“Justice Stevens Says He’ll Retire In Obama’s Term”  by The Associated Press

“US-Mexico border reopens to northbound vehicle traffic‎,” LA Times

“Court Backs Comcast Over FCC” Wall Street Journal

“Waiting for Rove’s Memoir” April 3rd, 2010 at 12:05 pm by David Frum

“Start-ups, Not Bailouts,” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: April 3, 2010

wikipedia: middle age

“Chechen rebel leader claims he ordered attack on Moscow subway” March 31, 2010

“The Scary Truth About Your iPhone  Killer apps: The real story behind your smart phone’s innards.”  — By Dave Gilson

“This Time We Really Mean It,” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: March 30, 2010  New York Times

“S. Hadley school officials say more students disciplined in Prince case” March 30, 2010 05:31 PM  By Globe Staff

“Chocolate ‘can cut blood pressure and help heart'”

“Google Says China Blocked Searches” By JESSICA E. VASCELLARO And LORETTA CHAO Wall Street Journal

“Arab-American Census Activists Say ‘Check It Right'”  by Carrie Kahn,

“Tea-Party Candidates Face Hard Reality of Campaigns,” Wall Street Journal* MARCH 29, 2010

“Vatican issues driver ‘Commandments'” Washington Times

“Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Afghanistan”  by Scott Horsley, March 28, 2010

“International Landmarks Darken Around World for ‘Earth Hour'”  Michael Lipin | Washington March 28, 1020 Voice of America

“Hobby or Necessity?” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: March 27, 2010  New York Times

“A Tea Party Without Nuts,” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: March 23, 2010 New York Times

“The Fun Has Just Begun: Maliki vs. Allawi: Our Man in Kabul?” March 27, 2010 | 12:00 am The New Republic, Michael Crowley

“Obamacare Dystopia,” March 27, 2010 12:00 A.M, National Review Online

“Tea Partiers, Flash Mobbers And Guilt By Association,” By Alicia Montgomery

wikipedia: Paul Ehrlich

“Mother-Son Relationship Important for Emotional Growth,” By Rick Nauert on March 26, 2010,

“Meditation’s Influence on Brain Activity,” By Rick Nauert, March 26, 2010

“Skip the Vitamins, Use Optimism to Lift Immune System” By Rick Nauert on March 24, 2010

“Democrats Briefed On Security After Health Care Vote”  by The Associated Press  March 24, 2010

“Daylight Saving Time: Remind me again why we ‘spring forward’?” By Peter N. Spotts Staff writer / March 13, 2010 Christian Science Monitor

“Energy and Water Earmarks Flow to Campaign Donors,” By ANNE C. MULKERN of Greenwire Published: March 12, 2010

“Study: Median Wealth for Single Black Women: $100, Single Hispanic Women: $120, Single White Women: $41,000” Democracy Now!

“Monkey Study Links Mom’s Flu, Schizophrenia,” Psych Central, John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 12, 2010

“Years Smoking May Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s” Psych Central by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 12, 2010

“Do Humans Have a Sixth Taste Sense — For Fat?” Psych Central, by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 11, 2010

“Obama picks charities to which he’ll donate Nobel prize cash award,” By Scott Wilson Friday, March 12, 2010

“Where Feminists Get It Right,” Jonah Goldberg  National Review March 10, 2010 12:00 A.M.

Mastering Competencies in Family Therapy, Diane Gehart

9) Systemic and Strategic Therapies

11) Experiential Family Therapies

Family Therapy: A Systemic Integration, Becvar & Becvar

10) Communication Approaches

11) Strategic Approaches and the Milan Influence

“Upper and Lower Back,” from Yoga for Wellness, Gary Kraftsow

My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor

“GOP state senator comes out of closet in aftermath of drunk driving arrest,” March 8, 2010 | 11:38 am LA

“Murder Sentencing May Be More Arbitrary Than Realized,” By Psych Central News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 8, 2010

“Head Case Can psychiatry be a science?” by Louis Menand March 1, 2010, New Yorker

“If Your Child Has Problems, It May Due to Lack of Sleep,” By Patti Teel

“Lack of Sleep Doubles Obesity Risk,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 12, 2006

“Improper Sleep Hastens Biological Clock,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on March 2, 2010

“ADHD May Be Associated with Creative Genius,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on February 25, 2010

Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America, chapter 2, Elizabeth Wurtzel

Passionate Marriage, introduction, David Schnarch

My Lobotomy, chapter 2, Howard Dully

“The Impact on Family Therapist of a Focus on Death and Dying,” Becvar

“Feminism and Family Therapy,” Virginia Goldner

“Truth Telling and Advanced Planning at the End of Life: Problems with Autonomy in a Multicultural World,” Candib

“The End of Innocence,” Dusty Miller

“Napping Makes You Smarter,” By Psych Central News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on February 23, 2010

“More Ways Than Two: A History of Multiple-Partner Relationships” Newsweek

“Placebo treatments stronger than doctors thought,” Health AP, Posted on Thursday, 02.18.10

“Why I’m Leaving the Senate,”     By EVAN BAYH Published: February 20, 2010  New York Times

“The Fat Lady Has Sung,” By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: February 20, 2010 New York Times

“SSRI Antidepressants No Better Than Placebo Says JAMA,” By Jeffrey Dach | February 1st 2010 06:42 AM

“APA and Pharma-Funded CME Part Ways,” By Richard A. Sherer | May 26, 2009 Psychiatric Times

“China drama over Obama-Lama talks,” ABC News

Dharma Punx, chapter 2, Levine

“Exit polls show Yanukovich leads Ukraine presidential election,” February 7, 2010

“China summons US Ambassador over Dalai Lama’s meeting with Obama,” Times Online February 19, 2010

The Psychotherapist’s Guide to Psychopharmacology, ch 11 “Antianxiety Medications and Hypnotics” and chapter 9, “Antidepressants”

Where is the Mango Princess, chapter 2, Cathy Crimmins

“Solution-Focused Therapy:Toward the Identification of Therapeutic Tasks,” Molnar & de Shazer, 1987, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

The Marriage of Sense and Soul and it’s critics”  Frank Visser + reply by Ken Wilber

“The George W. Bush billboard: Miss Me Yet?” by Kerrie Mitchell

“The Chameleon: The Many Lives of Frederic Bourdin,” David Grann, New Yorker

“Top military officer backs repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,'” USA Today

“Who Will Be the New Global King of the Hill?”   Posted on Feb 2, 2010 White House / Pete Souza  By William Pfaff Truthdig

You Ain’t Got No Easter Clothes, prologue, Laura Love

“Paris is the Cruelest Month,” From Never Have Your Dog Stuffed, Alan Alda

“Chocolate as a Stress Reliever,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 27, 2010

“Sleep Deprivation May Contract Brain, Diminish Memory,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 28, 2010

“The Sexual Crucible and Imago Relationship Therapy  Two Approaches to Marital Counseling ,” Elaine Cook

‘McCain: Campaign Finance Reform Is Dead Sen. Who Co-Wrote Finance Laws Not Surprised by Court Ruling Given “Skeptical, Sarcastic Comments” by Justices,’ By Michelle Levi

“Obama Assails Supreme Court Ruling On Political Advertising,”  Wall Street Journal, * JANUARY 23, 2010, 6:00 A.M. ET

“Here Comes Senator Brown,” Posted on Jan 21, 2010, Truthdig

“Conan Burns NBC’s Millions in Revenge,”  Posted on Jan 21, 2010, Truthdig

“GOP Senate Win In Massachusetts Jolts Democrats,”  by The Associated Press, January 19, 2010

“Live coverage of the US Senate race,”January 19, 2010 09:46 PM

wikipedia: Human papillomavirus

“HPV Prevalent Among Young Adults,” By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 19, 2010

Living Beyond Loss: Death in the Family, Walsh & McGoldrick, eds.

1) Loss and the Family: A Systemic Perspective, Walsh & McGoldrick

3) Family Reaction to Death, Murray Bowen

7) Mourning in Different Cultures

8) Multigenerational Transmission of Loss and Trauma: The African-American Experience, Elaine Pinderhughes

9) Spirituality, Death, and Loss, Froma Walsh

“After a difficult year, President Obama gets mixed results from voters: poll”  By Joe Tacopino, NY Daily News  Monday, January 18th 2010, 5:07 PM

“Tracking Obama’s Campaign Promises: 91 Kept So Far”, 1/18/10

“The Social Constructionist Movement in Modern Psychology,” Gergen, 1985, American Psychologist

“Faulty Brain Connection Associated with ADHD,” by Rick Nauert, January 15, 2010, PsychCentral

“Couple Dialogues with Illness: Expanding the ‘We,'” Skerrett

The Shared Experience of Illness

14) Coming to Peace: Dialogues on Survival, Suffering, and Death, Griffith & Griffith

15) A Journey with Hope, Fear, and Loss: Young Couples and Cancer, Rolland

Mental Hospital, Hunt, 1962, excerpt

“Whose Body Is It, Anyway?: What doctors should do when patients make bad decisions,” Gawande, New Yorker

Caring for Patients from Different Cultures, 1997, Galanti

2) Communication and Time Orientation

4) Religion, Beliefs, and Customs

“Psychosurgery,” from Abnormal Psychology and Modern Life, Coleman, 1956

“Michael White’s Narrative Therapy,” Alan Carr, Contemporary Family Therapy, 1998

Darknes Visible: A Memoir of Madness, chapter 5, William Styron.

Families, Illness, & Disability: An Integrative Treatment Model, Rolland

1) Introduction: In Search of a Family Psychosocial Map

2) The Psychosocial Typology of Illness

3) The Time Phases of Illness

4) Overview of Family Dynamics with Chronic disorders

5) Mulitigenerational Experiences with Illness, Loss, and Crisis

6) Chronic Disorders and the Life Cycle

7) Family Health and Illness Belief Systems

8) Anticpatory Loss in Physical Illness

9) Treatment Issues with Families

10) In Sickness and in Health: Helping Couples Master the Challenges

11) Personal and Larger System Interface Issues for Clinicians

“Cultural Formulation of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Death on a Horses Back: Adjustment Disorder with Panic Attacks,” Barret, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, read by Reanna

“The Lobotomist: A Maveric Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness,” El-Hai, read by Reanna

“An Education for Life,” from An Unquiet Mind, Jamison, read by Reanna

The Last Time I Wore a Dress, chapters 11 & 12, Scholinski, read by Reanna

“Barbed Wire,” chapter 11 of Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family, Kessler

“One perspective on the Milan systemic approach: Part II. Description of session format, interviewing style and interventions,” Tomm 1984, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“One perspective on the Milan systemic approach: Part I. Overview of development, theory and practice,” Tomm 1984, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders -IV-TR: “Use of the Manual,” ” DSM-IV-TR Classification,” “Multiaxial Assessment,” “Adjustment Disorders,” Dissociative Disorders,” “Eating Disorders,” “Mood Disorders,” “Bipolar Disorders,” “Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders,” “Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition,” “Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders,” “Anxiety Disorders,” “Eating Disorders,” “Adjustment Disorders,” “Personality Disorders,” “Decision Trees for Differential Diagnosis,” “Dissociative Disorders,”

“Strategic Family Therapy in the Trenches,” Bobrow & Ray, 2004, Journal of Systemic Therapies

“Patient autobiographies considered useful in psychologists’ work with clients, study suggests,” APA Monitor

“Why,” from Sybil, Schrieber

“Little Boy Blue Navy Blazer,” from Running With Scissors, Burroughs

“Minnie Mouse and Gunfire,” from Lucky Child, Ung

“Appetite in the World of No,” from Appetites, Knapp

“Process Differences Between Male and Female Therapists in a First Family Interview,” Shields & McDaniel, 1992, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

Medical family therapy: A biopschosoical approach to families with health problems, McDaniel, S., Hepworth, J., & Doherty, W.J. (1992).


3) Collaboration with Medical Providers

6) Somatizing Patients and Their Families

“Taiwan,” Cultural Health Assessment, Mosby

“Minding the patient: Teams listen to hearts, minds,” Peterson, USA Today

“Teaching Doctors to Care: The problem with most medical students is that they’ve never been really sick,” Thornburgh, 2006, Time

“Haiti Earthquake Prompts Global Response,”  VOA News, 14 January 2010

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, Sapolsky

1) Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

12) Why is Psychological Stress Stressful?

16) Managing Stress

“On Being Sane In Insane Places,”  David L. Rosenhan, 1973

The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Carlton Munson

1) Introduction

3) Organization of the DSM-IV-TR

4) The Multiaxial System

6) Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders

9) Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

10) Mood Disorders

11) Anxiety Disorders

13) Factitious Disorders

14) Dissociative Disorders

15) Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

16) Eating Disorders

17) Sleep Disorders

19) Adjustment Disorders

20) Personality Disorders

21) Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention

23) Outline for Cultural Formation and Glossary of Culture-Bound Syndromes

Wikipedia: Drapetomania

“The Myth of the Reliability of DSM”  by Stuart A, Kirk & Herb Kutchins, Journal of Mind and Behavior, 1994

“Mental Disorders Are Not Diseases,”  by  Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. USA Today, January 2000.

“Remembering Masturbatory Insanity”

“Quake Strikes Off Northern California,” NY January 9, 2010

“The Engagement,” chapter 33 in Emily Post’s Etiquette

Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, Nichols & Schwartz

6) Strategic Family Therapy

9) Psychoanalytic Family Therapy

11) Family Therapy in the Twenty-First Century

12) Solution-Focused Therapy

13) Narrative Therapy

14) Integrative Models

Ethics in Marriage and Family Therapy, Woody & Woody

1) Ethics, Professionalism, and Decision Making

3) Multiple Relationships

4) Relationships with Supervisees, Students, Other Professionals, Employees, and Research Subjects

7)Violence, Dangerousness, and Neglect

8) Moral Values, Spirituality, and Sexuality

Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions, Corey, Corey, & Callanan

1) Introduction to Professional Ethics

2) The Counselor as a Person and as a Professional

3) Values and the Helping Relationship

4) Multicultural Perspectives and Diversity Issues

5) Client Rights and Counselor Responsibilities

6) Confidentiality: Ethical and Legal Issues

7) Managing Boundaries and Multiple Relationships

8) Professional Competence and Training

9) Issues In Supervision and Consultation

10) Issues in Theory and Practice

11) Ethical Issues in Couples and Family Therapy

12) Ethical Issues in Group Work

13) Ethical Issues in Community Work

“Strategic Family Therapy,” by Chloe Madanes, Chapter 12 of The Handbook of Family Therapy

A Walk Down the Aisle: Notes on a Modern Wedding, by Kate Cohen, read by Reanna

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, Sue Johnson, good parts version edited and read by Reanna

“Obama Closes In On Afghan Troop Increase,” 11/23/09,

“Participatory Evaluation: What Is It? Why Do It? What are the challenges?” Zukoski & Luluquisen

“Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Disparities,” Wallerstein & Duran, 2006, Health Promotion Practices

“Social Work Practice with Pagans, Witches, and Wiccans: Guidlines for Practice with Children and Youths, Yeardly, 2008, NASW

“Meta-analysis of MFT Interventions,” chapter 12 of Effectiveness Research in Marriage and Family Therapy, Sprenkle

“Experiential Approaches” chapter 8 in Family Therapy: A Systemic Integration, Becvar & Becvar

“The Experiential Paradigm Unfolding: Relationship and Experiencing in Therapy,” & “The Theory of Experience-Centered Therapies,” chapters 1 & 2 in Handbook of Experiential Psychotherapy, Greenberg, Watson, & Lietaer

Making Contact, Virginia Satir

Satir Step by Step, Baldwin & Satir [syntoptical]

“Taking a Life Chronology,” from Conjoint Family Therapy, Virginia Satir [plus whole book, syntoptical]

From Psyche to System, the Evolving Therapy of Carl Whitaker, Neill & Kniskern [syntoptical]

Family Crucible, Napier [syntoptical]

“One-Year Outcomes of a Randomized Clinical Trial Treating Depression in Low-Income Minority Women,” Miranda et al., 2006, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

“Pluralism, Diversity, and Sophistication in Family Therapy Research,” Sprenkle & Piercy, chapter 1 of Research Methods in Family Therapy

“The Dramatization of Evil,” Tannenbaum, 1938, from Crime and the Community

“Racism and Mental Health: the African American Experience,” Williams & Williams-Morris, 2000, Ethnicity & Health

“Oppression Within the Counselling Room,” Reeve, 2000, Disability & Society

“Spirituality, Religion, and Health: An Emerging Research Field,” Miller & Thoreson, 2003, American Psychologist

“Cognitive and Behavioral Distancing from the Poor,” Lott, 2002, American Psychologist

“Experiences of Racially Mixed People,” Root, 1996

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, chapter 1, Ishmael Beah

Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood, chapters 2 & 3, Bell Hooks

“Clinical Trials in Marriage and Family Therapy Research,” Lyness, Walsh, & Sprenkle, chapter 16 of Research Methods in Family Therapy

When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge, Chanrithy Him

“Counseling Transgendered, Transsexual, and Gender-Variant Clients,” Carroll, Gilroy, & Ryan, 2002, Journal of Counseling & Development

“The Last Portal,” chapter 12 of Labor of Love, Thomas Beatie

“Identifying Male College Students’ Perceived Health Needs, Barriers to Seeking Help, and Recommendations to Help Men Adopt Healthier Lifestyles,” Davies et al. 2000

Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles, chapter 1, Anthony Swofford

“Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Girls and Women,” 2007, APA

“The Virgin’s Cage,” chapter 3 of The Caged Virgin, Ali

“Engaging Men in Difficult Dialogues about Privilege,” Loschiavo, Miller, Davies, College Student Affairs Journal

“The effect on self-actualization of a personal growth programme based on co-counselling,” Edwards, 1982, South African Journal of Psychology

Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry, Harry Stack Sullivan & Patrick Mullahy

Lecture I) Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry

Lecture II) The Human Organism and Its Necessary Environment

Lecture III) Developmental Syndromes

Lecture IV) Explanatory Conceptions

Lecture V) Therapeutic Conceptions

“The Myth of Normality,” Don D. Jackson, 1967, Medical Opinion and Review

“Drawing Valid Inferences II: Construct and Statistical Conclusion Validity,” chapter 3 in Kazdin’s  Research Design in Clinical Psychology

“Masculinity Scripts, Presenting Concerns, and Help Seeking: Implications for Practice and Training,” Mahalik, Good, & Englar-Carlson, 2003, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

“Descent into Madness” chapter 1 from The Day the Voices Stopped: A Memoir of Madness and Hope

The Therapist’s Notebook for Family Health Care

17) “Quilting As a Meaning-Making Intervention for HIV/AIDS,” Kerewsky

30) “Achoo!: Treating Clients WHen the Therapist Faces a Chronic Illness,” Hertlein,

“failing the aids test,” chapter 4 of My Pet Virus: The True Story of a Rebel Without a Cure

“Truth and Beauty” chapter 8 from Autobiography of a Face, Lucy Grealy

“The Sick, the Sad, the Savage, and the Sane,” Don D. Jackson

The Tactics of Change: Doing Therapy Briefly

1) Practice–And Theory

2) Therapist Maneuverability

3) Setting the Stage for Treatment

4) The Initial Interview

5) Patient Position

6) Case Planning

7) Interventions

8) Termination of Treatment

9) Case Study: The Aversive Adolescent

10) Case Study: The Anxious Violinist

11) Case Study: The Stroke Victim’s Family

“Family Therapy Pioneers: A Directory,” Family Therapy Magazine

“Drawing Valid Inferences I: Internal and External Validity,” chapter 2 in Kazdin’s  Research Design in Clinical Psychology

Wikipedia: “Participatory Action Research,” “John Heron,” “Thomas J. Scheff,” “Person-centered therapy,” “Catharsis”

“Fluoxetine, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Their Combination for Adolescents With Depression: Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Randomized Controlled Trial,” 2004, JAMA

“Re-evaluation Counselling: Personal Growth Through Mutual Aid,” Heron 1973, British Journal of Guidance and Counselling

“The Study of the Family,” Jackson, 1965, Family Process

“How Psychotherapists Address Hypothetical Multiple Relationships Dilemmas with Asian American Client: A National Survey,” Littleford, 2007, Ethics & Behavior

“minnie mouse and gunfire,” chapter 3 of Luck Child, Loung Ung

Chapter 41, The Unwanted: A Memoir of Childhood, Kien Nguyen

“Family-centered treatment for American Indian adolescent substanc abuse: toward a culturally and historically informed strategy,” Boyd-Ball & Dishion, 2006, Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances

Wikipedia: Re-evaluation Counseling, Co-counseling

“Research with Immigrant Populations: The Application of an Ecological Framework to Mental Health,” Serdarevic & Chronister, 2005, International Journal of Mental Health Promotion

“Reevaluation counseling: Social implications,” Scheff, 1972,  Journal of Humanistic Psychology

“Cultural Validity and Inherent Challenges in Quantitative Methods for Multicultural Research,” Quintana, Troyano, & Taylor, chapter 30 in Latest Theory and Research Design

“Science, Ethnicity, and Bias,” Sue, 1999, American Psychologist

“Ethnic Identity, Immigration, and Well-Being: An Interactional Perspective,” Phinney, Horenczyk, Liebkind, & Vedder, 2001, Journal of Social Issues

“Research Reservations: Response and Responsibility in an American Indian Community,” Gone, 2006, Am J Community Psychology

“A Bidimensional Model of Acculturation for Examining Differences in Family Functioning and Behavior Problems in Hispanic Immigrant Adolescents,” Sullivan, Schwartz, Prado, Huang, Pantin, & Szapocznik, 2007, Journal of Early Adolescence

“The Question of Homeostasis,” Jackson, 1954, Psychiatric Quarterly Supplement

“Rep. Frank Says D.C. Gay Rights March Misses Mark,”

“Is Bowen Theory Valid? A Review of Basic Research,” Miller, Anderson, & Kaela, 2004, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Panning for Gold: A Clinician’s Guide to Using Research,” Williams, Patterson, & Miller, 2006, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Evidence-Based Practice for Marriage and Family Therapists,” Patterson, Miller, Carnes, & Wilson, 2004, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Clients Deserve Relationships, Not Merely ‘Treatments,'” Schneider, 1999, American Psychologist

“Clients Deserve Empirically Supported Treatments, Not Romanticism,” Perez, 1999, American Psychologist

“Common Factors and Our Sacred Models,” Sprenkle & Blow, 2004, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

“Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients,” Paniagua 1994

“White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” Peggy McIntosh

“Toward a Theory of Schizophrenia,” Bateson, Jackson, Haley, & Weakland

“A Small Place,” Kincaid

“Glory Old Time” from Rumspringa: To Be Or Not To Be Amish, Shachtman

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches, Creswell

1) Preliminary Considerations

2) Review of the Literature

7) Research Questions and Hypotheses

8) Quantitative Procedures

9) Qualitative Procedures

10) Mixed Methods Procedures

“He’s Earned It–For Now,” Bill Boyarski,

Pragmatics of Human Communication, Watzlawick, Bavelas, & Jackson

1) The Frame of Reference

2) Some Tentative Axioms of Communication

3) Pathological Communication

4) The Organization of Human Interaction

5) A Communicational Approach to the Play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

6) Paradoxical Communication

7) Paradox in Psychotherapy

Epilogue) Existentialism and the Theory of Human Communication: An Outlook

“Sacred Landscapes,” chapter 5 in Treasures of the Thunder Dragon: A Portrait of Bhutan, Wangchuck

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative: “Students in Research,” “History and Ethical Principles,” “Research With Children”

“Will California Become America’s First Failed State?” –

Ecological Counseling chapter 13: “Counseling and Ecological Prevention Practice,” Chronister, McWhirter, & Kerewsky

Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, Nichols & Schwartz

0) Foundations of Family Therapy

1) The Evolution of Family Therapy

2) Lessons From the Early Models

3) Basic Techniques of Family Therapy

4) The Fundamental Concepts of Family Therapy

5) Bowen Family Systems Therapy

7) Structural Family Therapy

8) Experiential Family Therapy

9) Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy

15) Comparative Analysis

Ethnicity & Family Therapy, McGoldrick, Giordano, & Garcia-Preto

1) Overview: Ethnicity and Family Therapy

5) Families of African Origin: An Overview

6) African American Families

7) African Immigrant Families

8) British West Indies Families

9) Haitian Families

10) African American Muslim Families

11) Latino Families: An Overview

15) Cuban Families

18) Puerto Rican Families

20) Asian Families: An Overview

21) Cambodian Families

22) Chinese Families

23) Filipino Families

27) Vietnamese Families

36) Families of European Origen: An Overview

37) American Families with English Ancestors from the Colonial Era: Anglo Americans

38) Dutch Families

42) Hungarian Families

48) Jewish Families: An Overview

Apndx) Cultural Assessment

“An Introduction to Radical Constructivism,” Ernst Von Glasersfeld

The Milan approach to Family Therapy, Burbatti & Formenti

“Even AT&T says don’t text and drive” Triangle Business Journal, September 30, 2009

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