Articles Tagged "professional practice domain"

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Jun 12, 2022

Member Interview with Jacob Jackson-Wolf, LCPC. Jake joined the Society as a student member and is Chair of the Professional Practice Committee (2022). Jake earned his Master of Education in Counseling and Human Services from Lehigh University and a post-master’s certificate in Professional Counseling from the University of Baltimore. Jake’s clinical experiences include work in […]

In March of 2020, therapists faced an unprecedented challenge and, in many ways, a glorious opportunity. COVID-19 and lockdowns meant that it was no longer possible or safe to provide psychotherapy in a “business as usual” way. Video psychotherapy, or telemental health, which had been considered by many as the lesser cousin of in-person therapy, […]

In this video, Natasha Stovall, PhD, psychologist and activist, joins Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD, to talk about addressing Whiteness in psychotherapy. Natasha talks about how Whiteness and White Supremacy are enacted in the consulting room, and helps us think through how we can think clinically about race not just with patients of color but with White […]

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In this video, Tiffany McLain, LMFT, psychotherapist and entrepreneur, sits down with Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD, to talk about setting your fees during COVID-19. Tiffany addresses common stories about money that we learn in graduate school, and often our own familial, cultural, and socioeconomic upbringing. We'll also discuss anxiety and shame around valuing our work, and […]

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Context Before psychotherapy, there often comes a phone consultation. When I ask prospective clients how they felt about prior therapy, the most common account is of a therapist whom they regarded as a kind, non-judgmental listener, but not much else. They wonder if they were properly challenged, if there could have been more guidance, or […]

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of telehealth - including an increase in the use of telehealth across state lines. Drs. Winkelman and Vivino explain the rules for providing interstate care and provide a framework for deciding how to handle situations when either the patient […]

Self-care has never been more challenging or more important for psychotherapists than in the last year. The Professional Practice Committee of Division 29 reached out to Dr. Erica Wise, an expert on self-care, to learn more. In this video, Dr. Wise shares her insights on self-care and provides unique tips for practitioners looking to work […]

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Mar 1, 2021

Driving to the office, parking the car, gathering your belongings, entering the building, saying hello to colleagues, checking messages, setting an intention for the work of the day. This might sound like a familiar sequence of events to many psychotherapists before March 2020. These are just some of the rituals that a psychotherapist might engage […]

As therapists and as people, we are acutely aware of the many sources of distress impacting psychological wellbeing, stressors which have been exacerbated as the global pandemic shut down the world and forced us to adopt social distancing measures. However, since March, I have observed and cultivated insight into a unique source of distress that […]

These were the contradictory messages I received about one of the most anxiety-provoking tasks of the budding new therapist and entrepreneur--setting your fees. The first time we set our fee often reflects how we feel about the act of charging for psychotherapy, not how your clinic, your hospital, or your supervisor are paid. But how […]