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"Clara E. Hill demonstrates her three-stage model of helping clients. This three-stage approach involves exploration, insight, and action ... This model emphasizes a number of themes, including empathy, collaboration with the client throughout therapy, cultural considerations, and a focus on what the individual client needs. In this DVD, Dr. Hill demonstrates each stage of the model with a woman who has concerns about eating and weight"--Container.
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Students training to be therapists often don’t know what to expect going into their first sessions with clients. This can ignite a quickly growing list of fears inside their heads: What if my client doesn’t like me? What if I come off as inexperienced? What if I don’t know what to say? Likewise, seasoned therapists all remember the first time they met with a client--the anxiety and self-doubt were palpable. In this video, students will hear from new therapists what it’s like to begin clinical work, which will answer troublesome questions, ease anxieties, and provide for fruitful group discussion.
Provides an intimate look at the issues faced by women who become parents after coming out as lesbians. Six families share experiences with donor insemination, nonbiological motherhood, adoption, and other issues.
"Laura S. Brown demonstrates her approach to therapy with men who have been abused or have suffered trauma in the past. In this session Dr. Brown works with a 30-year-old man who was physically abused as a child. ... In addition to watching Dr. Brown discuss her feminist therapeutic approach in an interview, viewers may opt to listen to Dr. Brown's voice-over comments during the therapy session"--Container.
Dr. Lisa Firestone discusses the impact negative thoughts can have on one's sexuality. Dr. Firestone offers techniques that psychologist can use when counseling patients on effective behavioral changes. Includes an actual counseling session.
Interviews with teenagers and people in their early 20's who have come out in their small, rural Nebraska hometowns. They have faced prejudice and negative stereotypes as they revealed their sexual orientation to family and friends, and although some of them receive family support, their small town environment poses unique challenges that many urban gays do not face.
"Methamphetamine was first illegally manufactured in North Dakota in 1986. Since that time the drug, with its powerful high and dangerous hazards, has forever changed the landscape of rural North Dakota... a documentary based on first-hand experiences from a variety of sources specific to methamphetamine. The perspective of 'cooks,' recovering addicts, victims, law enforcement, and prevention educators illustrate the damaging effects of methamphetamine by providing riveting testimonials from those directly affected by the drug"--Container.
A dramatic and timely exploration of domestic abuse, which examines the persistence of violence against women in the US, through the story of Kim, a mother of three in Duluth, MN. Duluth was the birthplace of a revolution in the way society approaches battering, and the film tells the story of the leaders from Duluth who remain on the front lines today. The film also looks at the debate launched by researchers and academics who have challenged the Duluth approach.