Online Course » Crying in Psychotherapy

Course Description:
Few people encounter tears in a professional setting as often as psychotherapists, counselors, and others in the field of mental health. Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Judith Nelson, PhD, on the role of crying in psychotherapy. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP3 player.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, you should be able to:
  • Identify three kinds of crying and distinguish between protest, despair, and detachment crying; and
  • Discuss the relationship between attachment theory and crying.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews: Judith Kay Nelson, MCSW, PhD, who is on the faculty of The Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work and Psychotherapy, a PhD program in California. Dr. Nelson maintains a private practice in Berkeley, CA, and she has spent many years studying, writing and presenting throughout the United States and Europe on topics related to crying, laughter, and attachment.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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