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What about psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

What about psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

Allen Heinemann, PhD

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

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I think it’s important that psychotherapy be available.  Some people enjoy the opportunity of a non-judgmental other party to hear what’s going on in one’s life and deepest concerns.  Other people find support through fami... Show More

I think it’s important that psychotherapy be available.  Some people enjoy the opportunity of a non-judgmental other party to hear what’s going on in one’s life and deepest concerns.  Other people find support through family, through friends, and that’s meaningful and adequate.  So, psychotherapy can be a very useful, short-term tool to deal with a disruption, reflect on what’s brought meaning in the past, and how that might continue in the future, or meaning might be found in different ways. 

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What about psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

Allen Heinemann, PhD

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

More Videos by Allen Heinemann
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I think it’s important that psychotherapy be available.  Some people enjoy the opportunity of a non-judgmental other party to hear what’s going on in one’s life and deepest concerns.  Other people find support through family, through friends, and that’s meaningful and adequate.  So, psychotherapy can be a very useful, short-term tool to deal with a disruption, reflect on what’s brought meaning in the past, and how that might continue in the future, or meaning might be found in different ways. 

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