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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.

When Politics & Culture Disrupt Family Relationships

Clinical Science Insight

Do you love someone whose beliefs are so different from your own that it feels nearly impossible to bridge the gap?  Therapist Aaron Cohn, Ph.D., LMFT, poses this question in his powerful new paper on navigating disrupted family relationships. Following the pandemic and the most divisive presidential election in recent history, many of us are intimately familiar with…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Existing Substance Abuse Disorders


We asked Tamara Faulkner, LCSW, CADC, “How has the fallout from the pandemic, including increased stress and social isolation, affected those with existing substance use disorders?”

Mental Health & Substance Use


We asked Tamara Faulkner, LCSW, CADC, “What is the relationship between mental health and substance use disorders?”

Pathologizing Disorders


We asked Tamara Faulkner, LCSW, CADC, “We often hear the term ‘pathologizing coping skills,‘ particularly when talking about substance use disorder. What does this term mean?”

Who are You in Your Relationship with Alcohol?


We asked Tamara Faulkner, LCSW, CADC, “Recent studies have shown a marked increase in alcohol consumption over the past year. Could you provide a useful framework for individuals to think about their alcohol consumption if they are concerned about overusing alcohol?”

Substance Use in the Context of Couplehood


Whether or not your relationship has been struggling or thriving, there’s little doubt that many of us have learned more about ourselves and about our partners during a time where privacy and solitude, social outings, work/life balance and stability were upended by a global pandemic. In addition, there has been a dramatic rise of substance use over the past year, with nearly 1…

Understanding Ourselves Better & Learning What We Appreciate


We asked Daniel Lopez, M.S.W., LCSW, “As we begin to enter a new phase of public health safety, what lessons regarding loneliness, communication and community do you think can be translated into our new normal? What positive things have we learned from this experience?”

Reintegration Anxiety: Tips on Recreating Safety


This past year has provided us with a universal experience which, in turn, has produced vastly different outcomes, both socio-economic and emotional, for different people. Whatever your own experience has been — positive and/or traumatic — we all had to navigate a new set of behaviors and routine to accommodate both our own safety and the safety of those around us.  We now…