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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