Category Archives: Clinical Supervision

Ethical Issues in the Work place

Going through my old clinical supervision bin, I came across a balled-up piece of paper. I read it and the words still break my heart. I share it with you in its entirety as it is a glimpse into the … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes: Asking Questions

My career journal is filled with scraps of paper, my dreams, countless questions, and thoughts; all of which bring a flood of memories with one powerful statement, which is “I wish someone would have told me this.” So, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Program Coordinator

Yesterday I had an interview for a Program Coordinator position at _______ shelter. It would be so wonderful if I could land this position. The position is two evenings a week and one weekend a month. I feel this position … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes: When You Have a Bad Therapy Experience

Therapists are all different. In my opinion, the best therapist is one who will let you have input about what you want from them. If they can’t give it to you, they will try to find someone else who can … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes : Empathic Understanding

Effectively communicate that you understand the youth emotionally as well as cognitively Enhance the youth’s and parents’/guardians’ perception that they can communicate with their needs Enhance self-worth (if she finds value in me, I must have value) Advice from a … Continue reading

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