Resilience and Strength in Perilous Times
A cancer diagnosis, while devastating, can be a powerful teacher. Through the fear and anxiety, we can discover how to reliably calm ourselves and ask for support.
More Training Isn't Always the Answer
Research shows that confidence isn’t always tied to skills, ability, capacity, or even higher intelligence. So what does make us feel self-assured in our therapeutic roles, and what’s the role of clinical confidence in the outcome of psychotherapy?
The Benefits and the Boundaries
Clinicians interested in applying coaching skills in psychotherapy believe that working more from a collaborative partnership position—like a personal trainer or a mentor—can produce faster change and, for many clients, enhanced motivation.
Yesterday’s Patients Are Today’s Educated Consumers
The expectation of a full caseload of clients who don’t question the length or expense of treatment belongs to a former age. Like it or not, therapists who wish to stay in business need to understand the educated mental health consumers of today.
Helping Our Clients Take Their Best Shot
A new style of working has emerged that integrates the in-depth understanding of traditional therapy with the experience of being instructed, pushed, and challenged identified with coaching. But can a clinician effectively encompass both styles with the same client?
Recession-Proofing Mantras: How to Stay Calm When Your Practice Seems to Be Under Siege
Some highly practical mantras that can help even the more business-phobic practitioner keep afloat in these tough economic times.
Review, recommit, rebrand, reinvest
How do you protect your private practice from declining, or even sinking, in a tough economic market? Some tips about being smart, staying calm, and keeping your head when everyone else seems to be losing theirs.
Run with It!: Redefining the Comfort Zone
A woman recovering from cancer develops a new sense of her body and her comfort zone.
It's the perfect time to reinvent your private practice
Although business as usual may no longer be an option for therapists, the adjustments required to stay afloat could prove to be incredibly generative, not just for individual practices, but for the profession.