Violence

Dr. Christine Courtois on Violence: VIDEO

Dr. Christine Courtois talks about her perspective on working with clients in relation to violence. The following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. LF                   In working with people who have been violent, what do you think is the most important thing in terms of treatment… Read more »

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The Colorado Shooting Leaves Us Wondering: What Makes a Person Violent?

The tragic mass shooting that occurred in Aurora, Colorado just after midnight on Friday, July 20th, left at least 12 people dead, 59 people wounded, and millions of people stunned as to what could possibly drive a person to commit such a violent act. With no motive, we are left to wonder why James Holmes,… Read more »

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Preventing Violence: Interviews with Dr. James Gilligan

In this exclusive video series, Dr. James Gilligan talks about what triggers violent behavior and how to treat violent individuals. See more here

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Preventing Violence: Exclusive Interviews with Dr. James Gilligan

  [SlideDeck2 id=13289] In this exclusive video series, Dr. James Gilligan talks about what triggers violent behavior and how to treat violent individuals. See more here Order PsychAlive’s DVD Interviews with Dr. James Gilligan: In this DVD, Dr. James Gilligan discusses the developmental roots of violence, such as the psychological effects of childhood neglect and… Read more »

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PODCAST: Guided Imagery and the Critical Inner Voice

Lisa Firestone, PhD and Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD discuss the broad reaching effects (including generational effects) of the critical inner voice on suicide, violence, child abuse and troubled interpersonal relationships. LISTEN TO PODCAST

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The Nature of Violence

Dr. Donald Meichenbaum talks about violence. nce

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Rihanna and Chris Brown: The Abusive Cycle

Rihanna’s racy remix “Birthday Cake” has created a public frenzy ever since the song was released. But it’s not just the inappropriately sexy lyrics that have people talking; it’s the man she sings it with. Her one and only, lover and abuser: Chris Brown. No one can forget how that duo ended. A day before… Read more »

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The Self Under Siege

Each person has a unique set of genes that distinguishes that individual from every other human being on the planet. This identity is affected by the impact of interpersonal environmental stimuli that are either favorable to the individual potential of the personality or damaging. If people managed to retain significant aspects of their unique identities,… Read more »

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VIDEO: The Nature of Anger

Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is  a founder of Cognitive Behavioral Modification and has been voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the Century. As a clinician and researcher, he has treated all age groups for traumas suffered from violence, abuse, accidents, and illness. In this interview, Dr. Meichenbaum talks about ways of handling anger…. Read more »

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A New Approach to Violence Treatment: An Interview with Dr. James Gilligan

The following videos and transcripts are part of an exclusive interview series with Dr. James Gilligan and Dr. Lisa Firestone. Dr. James Gilligan is a renowned violence expert, and has contributed years of research to the treatment of  some of California’s most violent prisoners. Additionally, he served as an expert witness in the litigation that was… Read more »

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