Rogerian Person Centered Counseling

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. A therapist who doesn’t practice Rogerian Person Centered Counseling is like a musician who doesn’t practice scales. It is so basic and foundational that I wouldn’t know what to do without it. But, going to a therapist who only practices Rogerian Person Centered Counseling is likeContinue reading “Rogerian Person Centered Counseling”

Taming the Pumpkin, or, How to Influence People without Getting Wacked

Once upon a time a traveler hiked down from the mountains into a remote valley to find all the farmers there in a panic. They were running from their vegetable garden into their village, screaming. The women clutched their children close and the men grabbed their hoes, rakes, and pitchforks to defend themselves. “What’s wrong?”Continue reading “Taming the Pumpkin, or, How to Influence People without Getting Wacked”

The Shrink’s Links: Colleen Klintworth

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Today I want to introduce you to: Colleen Klintworth Colleen Klintworth, CASAC, MHC-LP, will be working with me as an intern, with her own clients, using my office on the weekend and a couple of days during the week. The laws pertaining to counselors in NewContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Colleen Klintworth”

The Shrink’s Links: Web Therapy

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Web Therapy Lisa Kudrow demonstrates how not to be a therapist on Web Therapy. Click here to go to the link Related articles The Shrink’s Links: The Art of Manliness The Shrink’s Links: Joy Whack-a-Mole

The Shrink’s Links: Crucible® Therapy

The Shrink’s Links Bringing you the best of mental health on the internet every week. Today’s Shrink’s link of the week is Crucible® Therapy I recently began a new series on relationships. I should say that I haven’t come up with these ideas solely out of my own head. I have my sources. The firstContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Crucible® Therapy”

The Shrink’s Links: The Plutchik Emotion Circumplex

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: The Plutchik Emotion Circumplex “How does that make you feel?” I’m a shrink. I say that a lot. Much of the time when I ask that, the person looks like a deer in the headlights. It’sContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: The Plutchik Emotion Circumplex”

“Do you take my insurance?”

This is the most frequently asked question when people make their first phone call to set up an appointment to see me for counseling. It seems like a simple question, but it’s not. When you ask if I “take” your insurance, I suspect you’re asking whether I am a member of your insurance company’s networkContinue reading ““Do you take my insurance?””