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Sharing Our Knowledge With You

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 Timely Benefits of Brief Therapy


A new reality is setting in. Children are home from school and people are being encouraged to work at home or not work at all. As couples and families adjust to these new routines, habits and shared working environments, there may be an increase in feelings of worry, frustration and exhaustion. 

Your Kids and COVID-19


Be mindful of your own reactions and your own level of anxiety so that you can model calm. Listen to them. Ask them what they have heard so you can correct inaccurate information. Answer questions keeping their age, maturity, and developmental level in mind. If you don’t know the answer, take a break and look up answers from reputable sources such as CDC and WHO. If your…

Love, Sex & Intimacy | Family Action Network


Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D., LCP, in conversation with Eli Finkel, Ph.D., about her new book, Taking Sexy Back: How to Own Your Sexuality and Create the Relationships You Want.

How to Respond to a Partner’s Venting

Tip of the month - Couple

Sometimes, we just need to vent. We need to blow off steam and get something off our chest. My supervisor drives me crazy! I could just strangle Aunt Louise! The way our kids were arguing in the car, I wanted to pull over and abandon them right there! When we’re filled with emotion following a challenging experience, conversation isn’t necessarily what we’re looking for. A…

What is CBT?


What is CBT?1 That is an excellent question and one that a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) clinician will routinely and proactively address with a client in a first treatment session or in an introductory call.

The Art of Listening


How might generous listening make space for courageous conversations? Watch Dr. Nancy Burgoyne and Dr. Jacob Goldsmith discuss “The Art of Listening.” Active listening with less judgment and more curiosity, humility and empathy is a skill that takes training & practice. Presented by Urban Consulate at Barrington’s White House.

How to Start Tough Conversations

Tip of the month - Couple

When you fly, do you pay close attention to the aircraft’s take-off? Maybe not. But don’t neglect your take-off when approaching your partner with a grievance or complaint. Marriage researcher John Gottman calls it your start-up.

Skillful Listening Tips for Parents

Tip of the month - Family

Many of us have it backwards. With our kids, we emphasize talking rather than listening. We believe that good parenting means explaining, reminding, correcting, admonishing, instructing — it’s no wonder a lot more words come out of our mouths than theirs. In time, all our gab tends to turn them off. By adolescence, many have tuned us out.