From Distance Credentialed Counselor to Board Certified Telemental Health Provider

The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) has released its strategy for moving from the DCC (Distance Credentialed Counselor) certification to the BC-TMH (Board Certified Telemental Health Provider) credential. The CCE has been long known as an affiliate of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). However, it … Read more

Fright – Fight or Flight, Friends, Freeze, Forget

Fright Most clinicians, if not all of us, know and have been taught about flight, fight or freeze. We are aware of its application to anxiety, trauma and our innate survival response cycle. I was invited recently to train a group of people on collective (ancestral/generational) trauma and recent results in the study of epigenetics, … Read more

Why are White Men in America Killing People En Masse?

Why aren’t we having the conversation about white men and mass shootings? For many years we have had public discourse about “black on black crime”  and “gang violence.”  The conversations are held on the news, in social media, in living rooms, in educational institutions and among organizations that work diligently to try to mend the … Read more

Race Matters – What Therapists Can Do!

Race Matters I don’t really like to talk or write openly about race. I am doing so because it matters. It is important to me to write about what matters and race does. I remember growing up in Stuttgart, West Germany. I lived there for six years from ages 2 to 8. We lived in … Read more