Category Archives for Therapy Articles

Humanistic Therapy

Humanistic therapy is a positive approach to psychotherapy that focuses on a person’s individual nature. Humanistic therapy looks at the whole person, both from the therapist’s view as well as from the perspective of the individual observing their own behavior. This approach allows the individual to explore how they feel in the here and now, […]

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Family Systems Therapy?

Family systems therapy is based on Murray Bowen’s family systems theory, which holds that individuals are inseparable from their network of relationships. Furthermore, it is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples to nurture change and development. Family systems therapy emphasizes family relationships as an important factor in psychological health. This therapy […]

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Teen Violence

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(Previously published in Lawyers Weekly in 2008)The group dynamics and individual factors of teen violenceMatthew Silliman’s death has everyone thinking; how could such a horrible crime be perpetrated by such young people? Four teenagers allegedly kidnapped, tortured, and killed Matthew, and he was thought to be their friend. A major issue […]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(Previously published in North and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly, October 2008)What is PTSD and what does it have to do with my case?Traumatic events can include, but are not limited to, military combat, violent personal assault (rape, domestic violence), being kidnapped, being taken hostage, terrorist attack, torture, natural or manmade disasters, […]

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Integrated Psychotherapy For Offenders With Antisocial Personality Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-JonesAbstractThe psychological treatment of antisocial personality has fallen to the wayside because most individuals with this disorder are excluded from therapy due to the punitive philosophy of the correctional system. These individuals continue to have unhealthy interactions with others, commit crimes, and return to prison after they have served both short […]

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Bipolar Disorder

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(This article was written for the NC Lawyers Assistance Program in January 2009.)Colloquially known as manic-depression, effective treatment is available. What is bipolar disorder and how do you know if your client has it and needs help?Bipolar disorder used to be called manic-depression because it includes major depressive and manic episodes. […]

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Parenting After Divorce

Divorce creates many obstacles that can leave both parties feeling defeated. For those with children, none may feel more trying (or important) than the challenges that come with co-parenting. Before making any co-parenting decisions, it is important to prepare for opposing opinions. Most likely, the same differences that stressed your marriage will manifest as you work […]

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Guest Writer Articles

Here is a selection of guest writer posts you might find interesting and informative:Domestic Violence and Custody, Part 1Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyDomestic Violence and Custody, Part 2Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyDomestic Violence and Custody, Part 3Tiffany Lesnik, AttorneyWhat’s So Important About The Therapeutic Relationship?H. Steven Moffic, MDSeparating Together and Collaborative DivorceJeff Seigle, Barbara Phillips-Bute, Christie M. Foppiano, AttorneysSomatic […]

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Navigating Child Custody

Making Wise Choices During DivorceIt’s hard to decide the best way to settle issues regarding your children when going through a divorce. KKJ Forensic and Psychological Services offers many options to help you decide.MediationMediation is a dynamic, structured, interactive process where a neutral third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of […]

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