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

Why I’m Not Going to Therapy

Earlier this year, I was considering going to a cancer support group. I thought that being in a group with people who are oncology patients might help me learn how to be with this reality. I also considered a caregiver support group for people who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s dementia, because the unique pain … Read more

Lifeboats, Boundaries and Self Preservation

Recently I made the difficult decision to reduce my sense of responsibility for someone I love. It was the most difficult decision I’ve had to make in a long line of challenging life circumstances. It is a problem that so many people face on a day to day basis. Our therapy clients come in with … Read more

Writing My Blog Used to be Easy

Writing my blog used to be easy: I wrote about what was on my mind that week. Typically that centered around work. I was inspired by the discussions I had with supervisees or colleagues. The range of topics was always relevant to the subject areas I write about. Other times my blog posts were inspired … Read more