The Ethics Case of Our Lifetime- From “Me” to “We”

How Our Values are Hurting Us Our cultural, spiritual and professional values are being tested as we undergo this public health crisis that is the COVID-19 global pandemic. As a culture, Americans are rule breakers. We value independence, freedom and individuality. Our nation was founded on the values of religious freedom by founders who had … Read more

Directed Experience for APC’s in GA

Professional counseling is a broad profession with many areas of specialization. Counselors work in many settings such as: Education Judicial Hospitals Crisis Lines Private Practice Residential Rehabilitation Community Mental Health, and so on… Broad Job Duties Counselors roles and job duties can go from very broad to somewhat narrow. For example: school counselors do everything … Read more

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

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