But First Do No Harm

But First Do No Harm I don’t know if some have forgotten this lesson. Perhaps it is increasingly overlooked. The concept of reducing the risk for harm is still a vital component to effective therapy. Like every other type of service, the quality of what you receive is dependent upon the person providing the service. … Read more

Clinical Supervision Training

Supervisor Preparedness The counseling profession is navigating tremendous growth. We are growing in the state of Georgia but also throughout the United States as well as internationally. As more counselors complete graduate training and work toward licensure in their respective states, there is a need for quality clinical supervisors. Clinical supervisors are critically important to … Read more

2018 GA Composite Board Rule Changes for Counselors, Social Workers & MFT’s Pt. 1 Diagnosis Rule

Disclaimer I am an LPC in GA and a certified supervisor (CPCS & ACS). I am not a Georgia Composite Board member and I do not speak on behalf of the board. I am a current member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of GA and a former LPCA-GA board member. However, I also do … Read more

Ethics in Mental Health Practice- Double-booking and Overbooking

Ethics and Scheduling Psychotherapy Clients There are many things to consider with regard to ethics and scheduling psychotherapy clients. Here are just a few areas for consideration: Maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of those who seek to schedule appointments with you, including HIPAA and HIPAA HITECH considerations. Fairness- Are you giving priority to certain clients … Read more