Boundaries in an Age of Informality
By Mary Jo Barrett • As the therapist's status shifts from an oversized "Svengali" to an overworked service provider at risk of lawsuits, what can we make of traditional ethical codes?
When the Whole World is Watching
By Ofer Zur • The revolution in communication technology has created a new set of ethical dilemmas, which—given the pervasiveness of Internet culture—are invading our sessions, whether we know it or not.
Think Before You Get Personal
By Janine Roberts • The ways we disclose, read cues from our clients, and dialogue about what’s been divulged are the keys to whether therapist self-disclosure helps clients’ therapeutic goals or gets in the way.
Two Practical Perspectives
By Steven Frankel and Clifton Mitchell • A therapist–lawyer on what most often gets clinicians in trouble with the law and everything you need to know about the duty to report, to warn—and more.
A Hospice Social Worker’s Take on Hitting an Inside Curveball
By J. Scott Janssen • Whether it's a 70-mile-an-hour fastball or a 10-year-old child who doesn’t understand why her mother has died, it’s natural to want to duck.