Author Archives: Guest Author

LOVE, and its many meanings in the therapeutic process

In February, we Americans have several traditional holidays, celebrating our two greatest presidents, Washington and Lincoln, [...]

New Year’s Resolutions: Hope vs. Doubt

At this time of year, almost everyone is wishing each …

Experiencing The Holidays

The holiday season is now underway.  Christmas decorations on Main …

Social Media Marketing for Therapists

As a therapist, your social media presence may not seem important, but it certainly should be. Just having a professional website isn’t [...]

Families – Always a Factor

It was already a truism in mental health circles more than sixty years ago: when a “problem” child is brought for therapy, and progress [...]

Insurance Company Records Request

It seems that requests by insurance companies or contractors for insurance companies for copies of client records is on the uptick. [...]

Temptations in Clinical Encounters

By definition, a temptation is an individual inner urge to …

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records*

*An earlier version of the article did not include a …

Mindfulness: Self-awareness vs. Self-criticism

The beginning of a new year traditionally is a time …

Transparency Without Overexposure, Boundaries without Remoteness

We therapists are paid to be nosey—in a professional way, …

When Death Threatens Someone Close to the Therapist – What to Expect – Really, not Ideally

We know how to deal with grief in our clients/patients.  …

The Right to Diagnose for Texas MFTs

On November 21, 2014 the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, At Austin in Cause No. 03-13-00077-CV issued its decision in a case [...]

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