Posted On: 17 Nov,2009 By:
Category: Psychologist

Psychologist as Hostess: Welcoming the people I work with

Privacy: When I opened my private practice, my vision was and is, to make it a warm, welcoming, safe, and comfortable place. That begins with people knowing that the space is private. There are 2 ways to enter and exit the building so people don’t have to worry about running into anyone they know. I […]

Posted On: 10 Nov,2009 By:
Category: Solution-focused

The Evolution of a Psychologist in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

Last week I was at the annual Solution Focused Brief Therapy Association (SFBTA) conference in Albany. As usual, it was an incredible few days. Terri Pichot, a psychotherapist from Colorado and a board member of the association, talked about three levels of integration of solution-focused ideas that can take place as people learn about SFBT. […]

Posted On: 7 Nov,2009 By:
Category: Relax

Laughter Medicine 101

Laughter is life’s greatest natural medicine.

Posted On: 2 Nov,2009 By:
Category: Solution-focused

This psychologist’s path to solution-focused therapy

As a kid in Banff, I often stepped in when other kids were getting bullied. It just didn’t seem fair to me that kids were getting picked on for the way their bodies or clothes looked, for being sensitive, or in my case, for being more serious and coming from one of “those families.” I […]

Posted On: 26 Oct,2009 By:
Category: Psychologist

So you’ve decided to see a psychologist

You’ve made your decision to be or not to be in therapy. Now you may have some other ideas to consider. Would you like to talk with a man or woman? What experience does the therapist have? What does s/he charge? What does a typical meeting look like? What about confidentiality?

Posted On: 23 Oct,2009 By:
Category: Psychologist

To Be or Not to Be in Therapy with a Psychologist

How do you make your decision? You’re thinking about whether or not therapy would be right for you. Some people think they have to be really messed up before they consider it. Others think it will be way too expensive. Still others wonder whether it will really be worth their time. Will therapy really make […]