The Audacity of Privilege

The Messengers Today I had an exchange with a black woman who is a fellow counselor. In our dialogue she made a statement aligned with a very privileged perspective. My initial reaction was shock. But then when I considered the limited information I had about this fellow counselor and her apparent limited information about me, … Read more

What is the Therapist’s Responsibility in a Crisis?

Carrying the Weight of the World Sometimes being a therapist can feel like carrying the weight of the world. Whenever I have a counseling supervisee approaching their LPC eligibility, I am reminded that the responsibility of being a mental health professional is enormous. I am reminded because despite the supervisee’s excitement about getting their LPC, … Read more