Tag Archives: Colleague to Colleague Column

Experiencing The Holidays

For some, the December holidays bring negative reactions. Some dread December and can’t wait to get past it. If family members are [...]

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 [...]

When Summer Ends, What Begins?

Whether or not a person – therapist, client/patient, or anyone – actually takes a summer vacation, there is a universal awareness that [...]

Temptations in Clinical Encounters

Our community of psychotherapists has evolved a set of rules for all its members, without exception.  These rules embody decades of [...]

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.  We know how to help someone who is very ill go through the various stages and [...]

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

We therapists know how to deal with a client/patient who is “stuck.”  But if we are the ones who are stuck, even after competent [...]