A day in the life of a therapist August 2014

Who do you work with? I work with adult men and adult women who want to change or are thinking about changing I work with people who have lost something or someone important to them I companion people as they explore the deeper meaning of their life I listen deeply to...

Deep Structural Change

My training prior to returning to school to earn a degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling was as a geologist. Yeah – right? There are some steps between graduate work as a geologist and graduate work in psychology yes? There are many steps – but the...

New life in dismal places

Reflections on becoming and being a psychotherapist I like to work and always have. I am curious and have a lot of physical energy and enjoy learning new things. I am a quick study and in a few months – I figure things out and am ready for a new challenge, a...

Therapists who inspire me – Yalom

I discovered Irv Yalom during my own therapy journey. His book – The Gift of Therapy – taught me how to be a client and then taught me so much about being a therapist. Imagine my delight when I discovered there is a documentary in the works that will show...