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Seeking Change

"Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."

- James Baldwin

In The News

  • New York Times article about treating depression with Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy.  Read More

  • As reported in Reuters Health, a recent clinical trial suggests that 'mind-body' therapy which focuses on the role of emotions in physical pain may offer relief to people with fibromyalgia. Read more

  • The APA released an article on the benefits of psychodynamic psychotherapy and a new study's findings that patients continue to improve after treatment ends.  Read more

  • As reported in Reuters Health, Mind-body therapy eases chronic pelvic pain. Read more

  • According to Psychology Today, a recent study has suggested that therapy may be 32-times more effective at making you happy than obtaining money. Read more

  • As reported in Reuters, findings from a study show long-term psychotherapy helps complex cases. Read more            

  • As reported in Reuters, a finding from a clinical trial shows that psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for panic disorder. Read more

  • FamilyDoctor.org's discussion of the Mind-Body Connection: How your emotions affect your health. Read more

Resources

Emergency Services

  • Seattle Crisis Clinic 206-461-3222
    or 866-4CRISIS [866-427-4747]

  • If someone is in immediate physical danger, call 911

Substance Abuse

 

Domestic Violence

Stalking and Harassment 

Counseling Directories

Reading for Clients

  • Living Like You Mean It by Ron Frederick

  • The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living by Mari Ruti

  • Love's Executioner by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson

  • Boundaries and Relationships by Charles L. Whitfield

  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

  • The Five Keys of Mindful Communication, by Susan Chapman

  • Families and How to Survive Them by R. Skynner & John Cleese

  • Breaking Addiction by Lance Dodes

  • How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan

  • The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley

  • Getting Unstuck by Pema Chödrön

Reading for Professionals

  • The Search for Authenticity: An Existential-Analytic Approach to Psychotherapy by J.F.T. Bugental

  • The Transforming Power of Affect: A Model for Accelerated Change by Diana Fosha

  • Advances in Contemplative Psychology: Accelerating Healing and Transformation ed. Joe Loizzo et al.

  • Balint Matters: Psychosomatics and the Art of Assessment by Jonathan Sklar

  • The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within by Mari Ruti

  • The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram

  • Modes of Therapeutic Action by Martha Stark

  • Changing Character by Leigh McCullough Vaillant

  • Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method by Ron Kurtz

  • The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield

  • The Evolving Self: Problem and Process in Human Development by Robert Kegan

  • The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness by Mark Solms

  • Lifespan Integration: Connecting Ego States Through Time by Peggy Pace

  • Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis by Stephen A. Mitchell

  • Partners in Thought  by Donnel B. Stern

  • The Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel

  • The Matrix of the Mind by Thomas H. Ogden

  • The Primitive Edge of Experience by Thomas H. Ogden

  • Boundary and Space by M. Davis & D. Wallbridge

  • Exploring Forgiveness ed. Robert Enright & Joanna North

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