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

Argosy University the End of an Era

Last Friday March 8, 2019, Argosy University closed. My colleague, Ray Barrett, and I were scheduled to hold a 6 hour telemental health training at the Argosy Atlanta campus that day. Thanks to a former colleague and Argosy professor, I received notice on Wednesday evening (1.5 days before the event), which gave us one day … Read more

3 Keys to Professional Development

Professional development isn’t only about continuing education. Yes, learning is a part of development, but it is not the development itself. A person can gain information and still lack the requisite wisdom with regard to applying what they learned. In my experience there are some clear keys to professional development that directly impact the cultivation … Read more

Thanks for Your Patience

I wanted to take a moment to thank my regular readers. My subscribers over the past 3 years have known me to faithfully post my blog each week on Wednesday mornings. I took a break from the blog. Not because I wanted to take a break. But because I am committed to a level of … Read more