Five misconceptions about grief and loss

It's been a while since I've posted! This is partly because I am developing a second specialty, which is the field of grief and loss. As as therapist I feel as though I have some competence in treating these issues, but my goal is to be more than competent. I want to be better at … Continue reading Five misconceptions about grief and loss

How do you see a therapist that is out of network?

It's a story I've heard more than once. A client really wants to see me as their therapist, but I am not in-network for their insurance company. Now their choice is either to pay out of pocket to see me (a potentially expensive proposition) or find someone else. You may be surprised to learn that … Continue reading How do you see a therapist that is out of network?

If you need to see a counselor for PTSD, but don’t know if you can talk about it

This is a great question, and one that I get frequently. In the past, the way therapists were taught to deal with PTSD is to talk about it. They had the patient talk again and again and again about what happened, and over time the person would become desensitized and have more tolerance for their … Continue reading If you need to see a counselor for PTSD, but don’t know if you can talk about it