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As researchers, educators and therapists, we work with our clients and PARTNER TO SEE CHANGE. Browse our behavioral health resources for psychoeducational content grounded in the latest research and developed for you by our expert clinicians. Here, you will find our popular Tips of the Month and Clinical Science Insights publication series, you can hear podcasts and watch webinars on a variety of themes, read topical articles from our therapists and learn about our latest publications.

The Challenge of Prosperity

Clinical Science Insight

Ours is the most affluent society in the history of the world, and yet wealth does not protect children from being at risk. Everyone knows someone whose child has seriously faltered, who has fallen into addiction, depression, or a more amorphous sort of “failure to thrive.” Current research shows that affluence itself is a risk factor in adolescent development — not just…

Crossing the Threshold to Health

Clinical Science Insight

A man faces a dilemma when he decides to enter psychotherapy, whether it is on his own or with his partner or family. Research shows that men are generally hesitant to seek counseling (Cheatham, Shelton & Ray, 1987), and when a male-female couple begins counseling, it is usually the woman who initiates the process (Silitsky, 2000). Why are men often reluctant to seek the…

Cross-National Marriages

Clinical Science Insight

Today’s world is characterized by increasing mobility, as more people migrate to new countries and adapt to new situations for professional, educational, political, or familial reasons. Marriage between people of different nationalities is a growing phenomenon.

Teenagers, Dating and Sex, Oh My!

Clinical Science Insight

Research on adolescent romantic relationships is a burgeoning field. It has only been in the past twenty years that researchers have started to investigate normative development in these early, often fleeting, relationships. Teens are often excited to experiment with romantic love and dating. Parents, on the other hand, often find themselves anxious about what to expect,…

The Importance of the Relationship with the Therapist

Clinical Science Insight

Research shows that many factors affect whether treatment is successful, including the severity of the problem(s) being treated, the patient's belief that the counseling will work and the skill level of the therapist. However, research over the past fifty years has demonstrated that one factor — more than any other — is associated with successful treatment: the quality of the…