How to Find or Choose a Therapist

I posted on this before, but I thought it would be useful to write more of a nuts-and-bolts, how-to version about finding and choosing a therapist.  I’ve had this conversation hundreds of times with potential clients and with family and friends, so I thought it would be a good idea to summarize it here. WhereContinue reading “How to Find or Choose a Therapist”

Do you REALLY want what you say you do?

 photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net/stuartmiles  You might say, “What kind of question is that?”  It’s a serious one, though.  We all want things, and we all say we have goals, but how clear is our picture of what these are- and how do we get there?  It’s hard to get somewhere if you don’t know. And whatContinue reading “Do you REALLY want what you say you do?”

F**K AVERAGE!

I apologize if anyone finds this title offensive, but I imagine anyone reading this is an adult.  This is just what I thought of as I recently started seeing GNC’s new “Beat Average” slogan.  I’m not at all advertising GNC, but the statement resonated with me so I decided to write about it. Sure, average is “good enough” for someContinue reading “F**K AVERAGE!”

Why Wait? Why Summer is a Good Time to Connect to the Right Resources

  Every summer most therapists who work with children and adolescents see a noticeable dip in their caseloads.  Kids go to camp, families go on vacation, or they just want to take a break from their usual routines.  For many families, their children’s problems seem to occur mainly in the school environment, so when schoolContinue reading “Why Wait? Why Summer is a Good Time to Connect to the Right Resources”