For this week's video chat, Dr. AnnaLynn Schooley returns to discuss therapy questions as an intentional craft, and she covers four basic question types: single answer, open, closed, relational, and circular.Read More
Self-disclosure is a touchy subject among therapists. Some therapists never self-disclose, while others feel stifled by having a rigid boundary around self-disclosure. As I consider self-disclosure in therapy, I ask myself, “When is self-disclosure appropriate?” “How does self-disclosure deepen the therapist-client connection?"Read More
When I first started in private practice, I put up a website and signed up for MailChimp. I embedded a newsletter sign-up on my site, even though I had no idea what information I would be including in that newsletter, or how often I would be sending it. As you can imagine, I didn't get many subscribers. At the time, I knew that having a newsletter was a good idea, but I didn't understand the purpose of an email list.Read More
What do you imagine when you hear the word "simplicity"? I picture a minimalist home (uncluttered, not stark), sunshine, a warm-ish breeze flowing through clean, open windows, and myself reading in a comfy chair. Sounds dreamy, right?
But, it's not the visual components of my vision that are the most appealing, it's the sense, or experience, of that vision--the lack of urgency for anything other than being here, now.
What is your picture perfect simple life?Read More