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 […]



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 […]



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 […]