Counseling & Social Work

Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders — A Lecture 367 min.

This video seminar discusses how food, sleep, exercise, and stress affect mental function. It considers underlying factors of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD; discusses how fats, protein, carbohydrates, and minerals affect mental health; and teaches how to recognize when the problems are caused by other issues. Presenter Dr. Leslie Korn examines non-pharmaceutical interventions and...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Understanding Emotion-Focused Therapy 228 min.

In this introduction to Emotion-Focused Therapy Robert Elliott, one of the originators of Emotion-Focused Therapy, describes and demonstrates some of the key elements of this contemporary, research-informed humanistic approach. This set is an ideal introduction to this theoretically grounded, empirically supported, and integrative humanistic therapy. It includes an Emotion-Focused Therapy session,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Understanding Person-Centered Counseling 123 min.

In this introduction to Person-Centred Counseling, Barry Kopp demonstrates how, by working with the three core conditions of empathy, unconditional positive regard and congruence, he is able to develop the counseling relationship. This set includes an unscripted counseling session using the Person-Centered model, a debrief with client and practitioner, a discussion of key concepts, and a discussio...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Mastering DSM-5 and ICD-10 Diagnosis — A Lecture 372 min.

This advanced video seminar teaches mental health professionals to master clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis using the DSM-5®, ICD-10 ,and online assessment tools. It examines key symptoms for each diagnosis, common differential diagnoses, and frequent comorbid disorders of anxiety, depressive, trauma-related, substance-related, psychotic and neurodevelopmental disorders. Using case exa...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Play Therapy: Proven Treatment Strategies for Trauma, Anxiety, OCD and More! — A Lecture 336 min.

This video seminar presents a tool box filled with ready to use play therapy techniques for working with children and clients of all ages. It teaches approaches for different presenting problems such as anger, ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD, abuse, and fears, examining such techniques and media as Sand Tray therapy, coloring, puppets, dance/movement, “I Spy”, and Gift Boxes. It also considers pla...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits — A Lecture 356 min.

This video seminar explains how incorporating animals into professional activities can greatly improve client outcomes in a surprisingly broad range of areas. It presents examples of animal-assisted therapeutic goals for clients with PTSD, anxiety, depression, behavioral disorders, physical issues, speech and language problems, learning disabilities, and autism. It discusses interventions and trea...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications — A Lecture 374 min.

Reviewing the action of neurotransmitters, this video seminar examines how psychiatric medications work. It looks at the action, effects, and side effects of such medications for depression as cyclics, SSRIs, SNRIs, and herbal medications; disucsses the use of lithium, anticonvulsants, and antipsychotics for bipoar disorder; reviews such medications for anxiety disorder as benzodiazepines, non-ben...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Psychotherapy of Psychopharmacology: What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know — A Lecture 361 min.

This video seminar teaches how to determine when a psychopharmacology consultation is necessary and how to prepare a client for the use of psychoactive medications. It discusses neurotransmitters and receptors, looking at how medications work in the brain; examines different classes of antidepressants, anti-anxiety agents, mood stabilizers, and anti-psychotics and their common side effects; and co...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Crisis Counseling: Strategies and Interventions to Safely Manage Clients — A Lecture 350 min.

Reviewing legal and ethical obligations in crisis situations, this video seminar teaches how to assess psychiatric issues and the influence of substances in mental health crises. It discusses different types of psychotropic medications, examines elements of risk assessment in suicidal clients, looks at homicidal and violence risk, and considers emergencies that stem from substance abuse. The video...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

David Kessler on Grief and Grieving — A Lecture 320 min.

In this video, renowned grief expert David Kessler teaches tools and tips to help patients or clients process grief in a healthy way. He discusses anticipatory grief, children's grief, complicated grief, types of grief, trauma, pet loss, and suicide. He also considers how the body reacts to grief, positive psychology, self-care, and ways to help support grieving clients and patients.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016