A Good Life

I have many conversations with therapists, entrepreneurs and people in general who are charged with personal development in pursuit of a good life. They don’t call it that. But that’s how I have come to think of it. Entrepreneurship Many of us are engaged in entrepreneurship in order to support the life we want to … Read more

On Caregiving

Caregiving is probably the single most difficult challenge I’ve faced in my life. Earlier this year I read an article titled “Eldercare: The Crisis Facing America’s Working Daughters.” The article points out that the caregiving or eldercare crisis tends to hit when women are in their 40’s. This a time when those with children are … Read more

Should Clinical Supervisors Request Background Checks from Supervisees?

Why Background Checks? Many employers require background checks and drug screens of the people they hire. Background checks and drug screens cannot predict or deter legal and ethical problems. However, both can provide information to employers to assist them with hiring decisions. Supervisee’s Privacy & the Supervisory Relationship Supervisees have rights based on our codes … Read more

Women and Career Advancement

Common Career Related Concerns I am often in conversations with women about their careers. These conversations include but are not limited to the following: Needing to address a problem with a colleague or superior and feeling uncomfortable. The desire to leave a position, but facing barriers of one’s own design (discomfort with change). Wanting to … Read more