Category Archives: Clinical Supervision

Therapeutic Notes: Parenting Problems

Anybody else overly consumed with wanting the best for their adult children? Reality is they have to want the best for themselves. You can’t “will” it upon them. My fear is their best is not my best! But why does … Continue reading

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Spoiled Kindness

Reading the journal entry  “Edible Donations”  – Just those two words made me smile and brought back a flood of memories, but it also became another topic of clinical supervision. The issue was I am an avid gardener. I would … Continue reading

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Client Notification

An image of one of our clients was taken and used in last week’s homeless newspaper. I want to discuss if it’s appropriate to bring this to her attention and discuss with her how she felt about the issues of … Continue reading

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Career Growth

If you haven’t already, think about where your field should be headed. Ask yourself, “What are the grand challenges in my field?’ “What should I know that I don’t?” “How can my work help?’ Instead of focusing on numbers of … Continue reading

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Authentic Silence of Therapy

The other day a client smiled at me and said, “You are such a Jedi mind trick!”  I laughed because we had spent 50 minutes in near silence. Well, I did. I am comfortable with silence in and out of … Continue reading

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