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

Breakthrough Moments!

My breakthrough moments always came when I was just doing what I loved! After graduating from Clemson University in 1996 with a BA in Psychology, I had no idea what I would do next. I was rejected by the graduate programs I had hoped to attend. I was literally crying on the phone to my … Read more