Depression, anxiety and many other crippling psychiatric disorders can be treated effectively with psychotherapy. Unfortunately, not all forms of treatment work for everyone — and finding the right fit often takes a great deal of time and work. With a $100,000 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, Christopher Beevers, associate… » Continue Reading
Venus and Mars in Therapy, Anger Busting 101 and Ethical Issues in Working with Men are a few of the topics to be addressed by national men's health experts at the second annual National Psychotherapy with Men Conference, hosted this weekend by The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.
University of Texas at Austin College of Education alumnus Dr. Melba T. Vasquez has been elected president of the American Psychological Association (APA), a 150,000-member professional organization that represents psychology in the U.S. and works to advance psychology as a science.
In Treatment: The first day of class in "The Birth of Psychotherapy," taught by historian Dr. Robert Abzug, begins more like a group therapy session than a graduate seminar course. Seven graduate students from a variety of disciplines sit around a u-shaped arrangement of tables. After a round of introductions, Abzug, the Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professor of History and director of the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, grabs a marker and invites the class to participate in a brainstorm about the cultural meanings of psychotherapy.