There is a lot of information available about COVID 19 and it can be frightening and overwhelming. We are hearing a lot about what is happening and what we can't do - so let's focus on what we can do!
On National Mental Health Day…Don’t forget the Mental Health Professionals. Whether you are a mental health professional, or you know and love one, please remember – SELF CARE! Compassion fatigue can be a serious occupational hazard for those in any kind of helping profession. Compassion fatigue is characterized by physical and ...
Prepare Many therapy client’s may wonder, what does a therapist think about before they see a new client for the first therapy appointment? What sort of expectations do therapists set for themselves when clients come into the office? I try to prepare ...
Congratulations on taking the action to make your first appointment! This is a huge step. You should feel good about that. When I first speak with a new client, usually they share that they have thought about seeking therapy for a long time. Many people will even describe picking up ...
Are you struggling to find a balance between protecting your parents while not infringing on their need for an independent life? If so, you are not alone. Countless adults become caregivers or guardians for their aging parents, often finding it necessary to ...
Licensed Psychological Associate I have experienced the challenges of care giving myself, at the current time; I no longer fill that role. Now, I listen the stories of my friends and clients who are caring for their loved ones. One friend shares that her new routine is that after putting in ...
Are you struggling to find a balance between protecting your parents while not infringing on their need for an independent life? If so, you are not alone. This may be one of the toughest decisions we ever have to make. Even if you know it is the right thing to do, ...
Managing Partner iTherapy Twenty- Nine Percent of the U.S. adult population are providing care to someone. I have had the opportunity and the gift to be a caregiver, twice in my life, for both my mother and father. My father was diagnosed with cancer and we cared for him ...
Does my Insurance cover this (online counseling, counseling, etc)? Whether I meet a client online or in my office, this is one of the first questions clients ask me, usually after "Are you licensed?" The answer is the same whether I am meeting someone online or in my office: “I am ...
When my partner and I founded iTherapy, we developed the concept to meet the needs of our existing face to face clients, during a particularly rough winter season in the mountains of North Carolina. As travel was severely impacted we were missing many appointments with our clients. Many of our clients ...