Few people encounter tears in a professional setting as often as psychotherapists, counselors, and others in the field of mental health. Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Judith Nelson, PhD, on the role of crying in psychotherapy.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE course is designated as intermediate to advanced.
You can access the audio to this interview via your computer's MP3 player and/or read the text of the interview.
Upon completing this program, you should be able to
- Identify three kinds of crying and distinguish between protest, despair, and detachment crying;
- Discuss the relationship between attachment theory and crying.
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- Part 1: Interview with Judith Nelson, PhD
- Part 2: Audio Version of Interview
- CE Test
Subject Matter Expert:
Judith Kay Nelson, PhD, MSW, is on the faculty of The Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work and Psychotherapy, a PhD program in California, and she maintains a private practice in Berkeley, CA. She has spent many years studying, writing and presenting throughout the United States and Europe on topics related to crying, laughter, and attachment.
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.
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