Cancelling Sessions

Although we consider the therapy hour to be sacred, life sometimes gets in the way of counseling appointments, both for clients and therapists. Therefore, it’s important to establish a cancellation policy.
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Managing Confidentiality in Couples and Individual Therapy

Managing confidentiality can be tricky when you are combining joint and individual sessions. Here are some considerations before you switch modes from couples therapy to individual or visa versa:
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Insurance and EAPs – The Basics (Part 2)

Are you in private practice and confused about how to process insurance claims? In this post, I will explain the basics.
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Insurance and EAPs – The Basics (Part 1)

Are you in private practice and considering accepting insurance? If so, this series of posts is for you.
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Ending Sessions On Time

Do you struggle to end your sessions on time? In this post, I’ll share some tips that could be helpful.
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Why I’m A Counselor: Update

I last wrote about this six years ago (that’s how long I’ve been writing for this blog!) so I thought it would be fun to give an update.
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How To Select A Supervisor

Finding a supervisor can seem like an overwhelming task. In this post, I will outline some suggestions to help you make an appropriate match.
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Handling Records After Your Death

Have you ever thought about what happens to your records, your clients and your practice when you die? According to the ACA ethics codes, you need to.
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Are You Distracting Your Client?

I’ve been thinking lately about things we may be doing in the therapy room that may be distracting to our clients. Do you do any of these?
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5 Ways To Make Homework Effective

The most effective homework assignments are the ones that clients complete. Here are some tips to help ensure client success!
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