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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.

Up Your Self-Care Game


In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, managing stress is vital to protecting our physical and mental health. One way to do that is to up our self-care game. After 30 years as practicing clinical psychologist and family therapist, I have found that care for oneself is most meaningful and helpful when it:

Behavioral Activation as a tool to help manage feelings of depression, anxiety & isolation


As the weeks of stay-at-home orders, economic challenges and uncertainty wear on, even more of us are experiencing increased feelings of depression, anxiety and isolation for good reason. If you find yourself wondering, “what can I do?” when experiencing these feelings, Jonathan Sutton, Ph.D., director of our CBT program, shared the following activities to consider:

Guided Meditation


Michael Maslar, Psy.D., and Director of Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies at The Family Institute leads a guided meditation practice.

An Introduction to Mindfulness


As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are sharing strategies, key ideas and tips from our therapists around different themes. This week’s theme is mindfulness with posts from Michael Maslar, Psy.D., Director of our Mindfulness and Behavior Therapies Program. 

Motherhood | Facebook Live


Few things, if any, can rival the strength of the bond of motherhood. The significance of this relationship is what imbues it with an array of powerful experiences and emotions. Such emotional experiences with or as mothers form over time our unique and shared meanings of motherhood. Transitions to Parenthood Clinical Director Nikki Lively, LCSW, hosted a discussion around…

Tips for Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week


It’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness week, and I’m so honored to have the opportunity to share some key ideas and coping strategies that I use in psychotherapy with my clients to support their mental health during pregnancy and postpartum. I’ll be sharing one per day everyday this week. I hope they can support and inspire a daily intention as you face each day.

Sparking Gratitude & Naming Losses

Tip of the month - Family

A swatch of silver lining during the coronavirus pandemic: To Have (sparking gratitude) and Have Not (naming losses) conversations with the children. There’s much they can learn — lessons for a lifetime of emotional health and well-being — by guiding them through these tough times in an emotionally intelligent way.

Strategies for Couples in Quarantine | Facebook Live


In this time of quarantine, not only do new struggles arise, but old ones can be exacerbated with the shattering of routines and a lack of personal space and distance. Even in the best of circumstances, spending 24 hours a day together in the same space can present difficulties, and when we add anxiety, upended routines, new responsibilities and financial and domestic…