Distance Clinical Supervision

On October 11, 2019 I have the honor of hosting my friend and colleague Ray Barrett of the Telehealth Certification Institute. He will be facilitating a training titled “Telemental Health Law & Ethics.” This is probably my 6th time hosting Ray in Atlanta. He is an LPC and one of our nation’s leading experts in … Read more

How to Get Your Life Together

Okay so I don’t know definitively how to get my life together. But I’ve been working on it. As a therapist, I have come to accept that in life there are themes and in some cases perpetual issues that show up. Those issues persist until we address them and cultivate a new way forward. I’m … Read more

Closing My Therapy Office

I observe people on social media everyday announcing that they are leaving their jobs and opening their practices. They post pictures of their offices, furniture and decor. They are proud. They are excited. They are ready to embark on a new entrepreneurial adventure. They are at the beginning of something. I am coming to the … Read more

Why do you want to be a Psychotherapist?

What is the reason you want(ed) to be a Counselor/Psychotherapist? In my ten years of teaching counseling graduate students, there were some common themes in response to the question(s) about why they wanted to be a counselor/psychotherapist. In no particular order the responses were typically as follows: People come to me with their problems. Everyone … Read more