Trust and the Cultivation of Professional Identity

A fundamental aspect of professional ethics in any profession rests upon the trustworthiness of the individuals providing the services. Being a professional means in part that you will put the needs and rights of the individuals being served ahead of your own. That does not mean that the service professional should be self-sacrificing. Instead it … Read more

What People Want For Us

What’s Possible What we want for ourselves is in large part dependent on what we think is possible. Wanting is equally hopeful and vulnerable. So much so that many of us cut off from “want” in order to reduce the anxiety it provokes. As challenging as wanting for ourselves can be….what others want for us … Read more

Tell Me Something True

February is an important month for me for several reasons. I was born this month; it is Black History Month; it is the month that we put a spotlight on love. I am truly grateful to have made it to my 45th birthday. These past 5 years have been the most challenging of my life. … 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