Counseling & Social Work

Soothing the Threatened Brain 93 min.

In this video, Sue Johnson and Linda Curran explore bonding relationships and discuss a recent large study on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). They discuss attachment, solitary confinement, constructive dependency, experiences in close relationships, and the fundamentals of EFT. They also consider bonding in military couples and the concept of emotional balance.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders — A Lecture 367 min.

This video seminar discusses how food, sleep, exercise, and stress affect mental function. It considers underlying factors of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD; discusses how fats, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals affect mental health; and teaches how to recognize when the problems are caused by other issues. Presenter Dr. Leslie Korn examines non-pharmaceutical interventions and...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Benjamin Zephaniah 45 min.

The British Library’s vaults hold a staggering record of the UK, and the world’s culture, history and society. The collections range from maps to stamps, scientific discoveries to illuminated Bibles, Anne Boleyn’s handwriting and Oscar Wilde’s tales. Now radical poet Benjamin Zephaniah will delve into this truly unique store house, finding six individual treasures that speak to him. Benjamin is a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Understanding Emotion-Focused Therapy 228 min.

In this introduction to Emotion-Focused Therapy Robert Elliott, one of the originators of Emotion-Focused Therapy, describes and demonstrates some of the key elements of this contemporary, research-informed humanistic approach. This set is an ideal introduction to this theoretically grounded, empirically supported, and integrative humanistic therapy. It includes an Emotion-Focused Therapy session,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Understanding Person-Centered Counseling 123 min.

In this introduction to Person-Centred Counseling, Barry Kopp demonstrates how, by working with the three core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence, he is able to develop the counseling relationship. This set includes an unscripted counseling session using the Person-Centered model, a debrief with client and practitioner, a discussion of key concepts, and a discussio...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Mastering DSM-5 and ICD-10 Diagnosis — A Lecture 372 min.

This advanced video seminar teaches mental health professionals to master clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis using the DSM-5®, ICD-10 ,and online assessment tools. It examines key symptoms for each diagnosis, common differential diagnoses, and frequent comorbid disorders of anxiety, depressive, trauma-related, substance-related, psychotic and neurodevelopmental disorders. Using case exa...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Play Therapy: Proven Treatment Strategies for Trauma, Anxiety, OCD and More! — A Lecture 336 min.

This video seminar presents a tool box filled with ready to use play therapy techniques for working with children and clients of all ages. It teaches approaches for different presenting problems such as anger, ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD, abuse, and fears, examining such techniques and media as Sand Tray therapy, coloring, puppets, dance/movement, “I Spy”, and Gift Boxes. It also considers pla...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits — A Lecture 356 min.

This video seminar explains how incorporating animals into professional activities can greatly improve client outcomes in a surprisingly broad range of areas. It presents examples of animal-assisted therapeutic goals for clients with PTSD, anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, physical issues, speech and language problems, learning disabilities, and autism. It discusses interventions and trea...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications — A Lecture 374 min.

Reviewing the action of neurotransmitters, this video seminar examines how psychiatric medications work. It looks at the action, effects, and side effects of such medications for depression as cyclics, SSRIs, SNRIs, and herbal medications; disucsses the use of lithium, anticonvulsants, and antipsychotics for bipoar disorder; reviews such medications for anxiety disorder as benzodiazepines, non-ben...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Psychotherapy of Psychopharmacology: What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know — A Lecture 361 min.

This video seminar teaches how to determine when a psychopharmacology consultation is necessary and how to prepare a client for the use of psychoactive medications. It discusses neurotransmitters and receptors, looking at how medications work in the brain; examines different classes of antidepressants, anti-anxiety agents, mood stabilizers, and anti-psychotics and their common side effects; and co...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016