Category: General

  • This is a slap in the face! I quit!

    “I work with a patient who works full time and wants her treatment at a specific time when I am not available. I suggested other times we could meet, which she felt was “a slap in the face” since she “has to work” at those times. “We might as well quit!” she said. Psychodiagnostically, what…

  • Why did he drop out?

    “How do you ease people into the emotional side of ISTDP? I’ve had patients come in with different problems, and with some focusing in the first session they got in touch with their feelings. One had grief over a suicide years ago and never cried except in our session. Another externalized. I kept returning him…