Why Therapeutic Boundaries Still Matter

I am not placing blame on anyone. The truth is I don’t know if it even matters how this long-held standard in therapy began to unravel. What I do know is that therapeutic boundaries for people who are practicing psychotherapy still matter. What I am also clear about is that the pressure to erode those … Read more

Walk at Your Pace

Since the day before Thanksgiving, I have increased my physical activity. I have been going for walks at my local YMCA on the indoor track. The track is above the basketball court. You can look down onto the court while walking and observe everything. The “Y” is a wonderful bright spot in my community. The … Read more

Selecting Counseling Interns

By current standards, I’m not sure how I would have fared in today’s internship selection process. I started my internship 23 years ago in the type of counseling setting that is ideal for interns entering the field now. It is ideal because many counseling graduate students would like to have the experience of providing ongoing … Read more

Supervising Counseling Interns

Clinical supervision in the counseling profession is still provided widely by clinicians who have experience, training as a therapist, and is limited to those who have been trained in supervision. In the state of Georgia the practice of ethical supervision is growing. We have a credential offered by one of our professional associations (the LPCA-GA) … Read more