Social anxiety can be debilitating, frustrating and can cause loneliness. While individual therapy can help you work through this issue, group therapy provides the opportunity to practice new skills and face your social anxiety in a controlled setting.
Clinical supervision groups can be a place to deepen your clinical skills, improve your work and grow. Use of self is one of the best ways to work with clients, and experiencing this process in a group with trusted colleagues is one of the best ways to learn this skill.
In a recent study of professional therapists, more than half of the participants reported “moderate to high burnout.” Many find that although they love the work they do, the loneliness and isolation of private practice can feel unbearable. To head off such dissatisfaction and fatigue, all clinicians, no matter their experience, should have a place
Private practice can be an exciting step for a new clinician, maybe even the dream you’ve been waiting for all these post-graduate years. You can be your own boss, do the clinical work you love, create your own schedule, and even earn a good living! And there are so many moving parts to a practice,
We’ve never been more “connected.” Social media and a more global perspective seem to link us at a moment’s notice. Yet, somehow, loneliness still feels like an epidemic. Loneliness isn’t just about having access to more people, it’s about how you have those people in your life. Truthfully, our devices can connect and isolate us at the
People are “connected” more than ever these days – social media, texting, video conferencing and even old-fashioned email help us continue to be available to family, friends and coworkers at all times. Distance learning and working from home allows us to manage overloaded schedules and possibly even get to the gym. And yet, more and
Even the most loving, committed couples can have mismatched sex drives. Many people assume that people with different libidos can’t be together and that trying to make it work is a recipe for disaster. But a relationship where one partner has a higher sex drive than the other doesn’t have to crash and burn. In
Regrets are never fun. Some irritate and prick us with hard lessons from the past. But we learn to live through and around them. Other regrets, though, keep coming to mind in waves of overwhelm and anxiety that can reach toxic levels in our minds and bodies. If we aren’t careful, the latter type of
Are you dating someone new? Are things going so well that you think you might be ready for sex for the first time? It’s a big decision to take a relationship to the next level. You may experience a certain level of excitement at finally acting on your mutual attraction. Or you may experience some anxiety
Often, grief comes calling during our toughest transitions and most tragic circumstances. It forces us to face our losses. Amid pain and upset, a chapter closes in our lives. Whether we endure the loss of a loved one, career, lifestyle, or relationship, our hopes for a specific kind of future are dashed. And whether we