May / June 2020 Volume 19, No. 3

Traumatic Stress and the Pandemic

therapy talk AAMFT Clinical Fellow Tonya Girard is treating some people who have never sought therapy services before. "People who were coping well in their lives, just day to day and didn't really need anybody to talk to, are now finding it difficult to be isolated, sometimes isolated with their families ... They're reaching out [...]

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March / April 2020 Volume 19, No. 2

Economic Inequality

therapy talk As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, it appears to be setting off a devastating feedback loop with another of the gravest forces of our time: economic inequality. In societies where the virus hits, research suggests that those in lower economic strata are likelier to catch the disease and are more likely to [...]

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January / February 2020 Volume 19, No. 1

Teen Views on Social Media

Family Therapists in Schools Join us today! therapy talk Hal Runkel, LMFT, author of Scream Free Parenting, believes parenting has changed in recent decades as a result of the 24/7 news cycle, the internet and the ability to check children's grades, school attendance and whereabouts at any moment. Runkel says, “If we think our number [...]

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