The other day I was helping at a farmers market. My two young children were with me and a person who new another vendor decided to stop by the booth I was helping out at. Now, I had never met this person but he started a conversation with me by ...
It's that time of year. The evenings are starting to get cooler. There are more rainy days. The smell of pumpkin spice will soon fill the air. Here in the mid-west and northern states many are going to be pulling out our warm cozy sweaters and stocking up on hot ...
Counselor, Therapist, Psychotherapist are broad terms that are used within my field interchangeably, this is not helpful. If we want YOU to come to us, we must be able to specify how we help you. I am going to explain how Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) help you figure stuff out ...
Welcome To CAST WELLNESS ONLINE!The purpose of this video is for a quick introduction to CAST WELLNESS ONLINE and welcoming online therapy into your life.If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us directly. Original Post April 02, 2019 ...
Individuals who suffer from Insomnia tend to hold myths about sleep which may be maintaining sleep problems. For instance, many people believe they need 10 hours of sleep a night or that they need to go to bed at a certain time. These myths can cause harm as you will ...
Invalidation is denying or ignoring a person’s emotional experience and communicating that their thoughts or feelings are not valid or wrong. Invalidation hurts the most when you feel like people are not listening to you, misunderstanding or minimizing what you are saying, or you feel that you are being ignored. Invalidation ...
In this post, some educational information will be provided for those of you who may not know much about online counseling. I have actually run across some potential clients who were not even aware that sessions could be done this way and were grateful to be informed of that option. ...
You’ve spent hours with your client and they’ve covered a lot of ground. Your client recently received a promotion and is now moving. Because they’re thankful for all you’ve done together and want to continue the work they ask if you can continue being their therapist via online ...
When I began doing online therapy (therapy using video calling) I wasn’t sure what it would be like, for the client or myself. Would the client benefit? How much can the client really get out of online therapy? Is in person, office therapy better? Let’s talk about some of these ...
You’re sitting in front of your computer screen after seven in-person counseling sessions. You’re exhausted, but determined to get to the bottom of this starting-an-online-practice thing. Your cursor blinks in the search bar… Hold up! Before you go to bed another hour later we’d like ...
You’ve finally crept all the way out to the edge of the high diving board. Your toes are wrapped around the final centimeters of the white sandpaper-y bendy piece of something. “You’ve got this,” your mom calls from the other side of the pool, video camera ...
If you've ever considered making a splash online with a blog but decided against it, because the odds of getting noticed seemed way too slim, this is the post for you! We got to sit down with Marissa Lawton, the online therapist’s go-to gal to getting noticed online, discover ...
“I was told that you couldn’t make real money if you had your own practice. Well, all I can say is, ‘I wish I had started my practice sooner.’ I’m earning the money I need, doing what I love, and running my own schedule, all because I started my own ...
So, you're interested in obtaining psychotherapy but don't want to take off hours from work to drive to a therapist's office, meander around searching for parking, and then drive back to work after an emotionally-laden session. I don't blame you. Wouldn't it ...
Offering online therapy can be extremely rewarding both for you, the mental health provider, and for your clients. Here’s the top 10 reasons why it’s awesome. 1. Ease & Convenience – Nothing beats the convenience of online therapy for both you and your client. Save time by saying good bye ...
I was working in a University Counseling Center about five years ago when I realized how helpful online psychotherapy could be. Several of my therapy clients were graduating college before they were really ready to graduate from therapy. I wished that I could continue working with them, but most were ...
Does my Insurance cover this ? 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, that is “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 ...
Online therapy is scary to some people because it hasn’t been around 100 years like traditional psychotherapy. It’s not the right answer for everyone. It’s certainly not appropriate for someone who is suicidal or in crisis or for certain complex diagnosis. The only way to find out is to take the ...