Category Archives: Colleague to Colleague Column

Temptations in Clinical Encounters

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

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.  …

What if You Just Don’t Like the Person? Professional responsibilities and limitations

We therapists are generally supposed to be able to provide some form of helpful psychotherapy to any and all who come to us, whether in [...]

Engagement with Colleagues: Support, Advice, Community, or not?

Human personality is so complex, and its problems can take so many different forms, that no one person can understand it entirely or [...]

Expressing Feelings: Aid or Error?

Everything we therapists do in sessions is directed toward the goal of helping our clients/patients to value themselves more and to [...]

Keeping Confidences

“Keeping confidences” of our clients/patients is necessary for the therapeutic alliance to work, and it’s also a major ethical [...]


After two or more decades of doing therapy, every seasoned therapist knows that she or he has evolved from the early professional right [...]

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