A male therapist with long hair says “Be yourself!”

Pardon me, but I have a secret to share with you. Actually, it’s not a secret to the clients who see me on a regular basis, but...er...the headshot on my website is kind of out of date. By about eight inches. Yes, I’m a male therapist with long hair. It’s shoulder length at this point. … Continue reading A male therapist with long hair says “Be yourself!”

My specialty has evolved from life transitions to trauma

For the entire time I’ve been a therapist, I have always taken a strong interest in life transitions. As someone who has gone through many such transitions myself, I have been well aware of how people going through big changes can get stuck. Over time, however, I have begun to realize more and more how … Continue reading My specialty has evolved from life transitions to trauma

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

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