Author: humblepsychotherapist

Visit to university mental health center at deepens problems for some students

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Stanford University by students alleging that the university discriminated against them due to mental health status. Many students said that they were forced to take leaves of absence from the university rather than have their needs addressed on campus. The details of this lawsuit is outlined in this New York Times article.… Read more →

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 →