What does it take to be a leader? Thousands of words have been written on the topic. Here’s the truth: there’s no magic formula. But I do suggest three important elements to work on over time: Know yourself, know your purpose, and know your people. How to live that out will differ for every leader and every setting.Read More
The results of the 2018 annual Family Therapy Basics reader survey are in! We collected 118 survey responses in one week.
I was surprised by some of the information you provided, as well as encouraged by your positive and affirming feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to tell me about your experience as a reader and blog subscriber!Read More
Mindfulness is popular.
You likely have worksheets, lessons, techniques, and theories that help your clients understand mindfulness and its benefits.
You understand mindfulness and its benefits.
But, as we therapists know, sometimes understanding doesn’t foster motivation, or change. The fact is, therapists struggle to implement mindfulness, along with a “self-caring” lifestyle (Kissil and Niño, 2017).Read More
This month is the one year anniversary of The Refreshed Therapist Book Club!
I created the book club last year as a way to keep myself accountable to reading, and I decided to invite you, my online friends, to join me. We have become a consistent community of monthly readers.Read More