Contributed by Maggie Mulqueen

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Can We Go Back?

A Therapist Contemplates a Return to the Office

All of us, therapists and clients alike, have been forced to adapt to the reality of living in a pandemic. But as we catch our collective breath, we must... Read more

In Consultation November 3, 2020

Money Matters

Getting Clear with Ourselves and Our Clients

Knowing your financial worth as a therapist can model self-care and self-respect for clients. Read more

Shedding Tears in Video Sessions

Why Have Our Clients Stopped Crying?

I’m not a therapist who judges the value of a session by the presence or absence of tears. But now that we’re a few months into the pandemic and meeting... Read more

Family Matters May 1, 2020

If the Dress Fits...

Sorting Through a Closet Full of Memories

When a mother and daughter are cut from different cloths, can they still hang in the same closet? Read more

Reflections on Remote Work with Clients

New Lessons on the Space Between Us

As a therapist, I've always liked to work a certain way, in person, face to face in my cozy office. But when the coronavirus hit and I repurposed a guest... Read more

Changing Places

When a therapist moves offices after 30 years, a lot of emotional issues get stirred up.

When a therapist moves offices after 30 years, a lot of emotional issues get stirred up. Read more

Remembering Catherine

Coming to Terms with a Client’s Murder

Over the course of my career, numerous world events have entered my office. But none of them prepared me for grieving the murder of Catherine, my client of 15... Read more

Maggie Mulqueen

Maggie Mulqueen, PhD, is in private practice in Brookline, MA. She’s the author of On Our Own Terms: Redefining Competence and Feminity.