Tag Archives: therapist

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

Posted in Clinical Supervision | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Excerpt from a Career Journal: Teen Coordinator

I think I found a job that will begin to help me build the foundation for _________. The position is Teen Coordinator. I would be working and coming up with activities for youth. First, I must get past the interview … Continue reading

Posted in Career Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stigma

There’s a fear of putting our business in the street…of somehow revealing too much. Black women can perceive going to a therapist as something we don’t do. There is a deep-seated feeling that going to seek professional help is a … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Excerpt from a Career Journal: Meet Future You

I applied for graduate school and had my first interview today. They asked me “Where do I see myself in 10 years.” I informed them assisting girls who are involved in high risk activities toward safer and healthier lives and … Continue reading

Posted in Career Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Accept my Sexuality

I came out as gay to my parents when I was 28. I’m living on my own, after serving in the military. My deeply conservative parents did not accept my sexuality well, calling me “disgusting” and “sinful.” They froze me … Continue reading

Posted in Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments