Behavior: Video Therapy

Instant replay, split-screen images and closeups have long been known to TV sports fans. Now they are beginning to become familiar to psychiatric patients as well. An increasing number of psychotherapists are supplementing their treatment by using video tape to give patients a good look at themselves. Some enthusiasts are so excited about the results that they are already talking of a major breakthrough in psychiatry.

One of the most creative pioneers in the new method is Manhattan Psychoanalyst Milton M. Berger, who uses a combination of analytic and video techniques to treat individuals, couples and families. While conducting traditional therapy sessions,...

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