Month: January 2018

Therapy records at public schools and universities don’t have the same privacy protections

I believe people receiving mental health care need to be fully informed about how their privacy might be protected or not protected. And one are which I believe every student needs to be aware of is that therapy records at public schools and universities don’t have the same privacy protections as those handled by private therapists and private clinics.  Under… Read more →

1,012 words describing the mental health profession’s biggest problem

Some blog posts write themselves.  This is one of them. A picture is worth a thousand words.  This one has twelve more thrown in for good measure. I can’t think of a better visual to describe a nagging problem widespread in the mental health profession. I found this advert on Facebook for an organization that offers continuing education to psychotherapists… Read more →

The Humble Psychotherapist

You will notice that I have chosen the title “Humble Psychotherapist” for my professional title. There’s a reason for this. Initially, I didn’t like the title “Psychotherapist.”  Maybe we can blame the 1960 movie “Psycho” and the horrible (though unfortunately tame by today’s standards) shower scene that the movie made famous. I was born after 1960, and I don’t know… Read more →