4 tips for staying abreast of the latest, cutting-edge research in the counseling field
How can you show acceptance for each of your clients whilst going about your everyday life as a counselor? Don't fret; I have three simple ways to incorporate social justice into your daily practice.
Shockingly enough, therapists are people too.
In February 2017, I received a life-changing phone call telling me I received a fellowship I'd applied for some months prior. I was numb. I was in shock. And I'm pretty sure I stopped breathing for about 10 seconds. Further, in March 2017, a press release was sent out through various listservs, newspapers, and pages… Continue reading My NBCC Fellowship year has come to an end. 😦
In Preparing for Dominica in 3’s: Pre-Contemplations, I listed: 3 things I was excited about 3 things I wanted to learn 3 things I wanted to accomplish So let's see how I did! 3 things I was excited about Familial roots -- It was definitely a very different feeling for me to be in a place… Continue reading Post-Dominica Reflections
I'm heading to Dominica soon! Woo-hoo! I am anxiously awaiting as I count down the days 'til departure.
I've seen a number of fellow therapists/counselors call themselves "healers", and it never sat well with me for some odd reason. I could never bring myself to identify as one who "heals" people who seek therapy. heal·er ˈhēlər/ 1. a person who claims to be able to cure a disease of injury using special powers 2.… Continue reading I’m a Therapist, NOT a “Healer”.
Want to see a therapist for the first time, but not sure where to start?
Being a therapist is truly hard work. The intense emotional demands (all day, every day), the sheer number of clients and all of their unique concerns, and not to mention all the required paperwork...! I often find myself searching for things that can enhance my clinical practice and make my #TherapistLife a little bit easier.… Continue reading What’s in My Counseling Toolbox: The 5 Must-Haves
PhD programs are extremely selective, so how in the world did I do it?!