Posts tagged social work

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

  Facebook groups are an easy way to network and build professional relationships, find resources and referrals, and get answers to various questions about working as a social worker or therapist. And if you use Facebook on a regular basis, you’ve probably already experienced some of these benefits.   There are a lot, probably thousands, […]

Protecting Our Emotional Energy: Tips for Helping Professionals

Protecting Our Emotional Energy: Tips for Helping Professionals #boundaries #burnout #hsp #therapist #psychologist #socialworker #selfcare

  Being affected by our clients is a good thing. We’re human, and a lot of what we witness with clients is pretty affecting stuff. Our clients have an impact on us – from the more immediate of how we feel after a session to bigger impacts like how we see the world, and what […]

Summer in Private Practice

Summer in Private Practice. What to expect as a therapist in private practice. Is there a summer slow down or summer slump?

  It’s hard to believe it’s June already and summer is upon us (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere). As we move into summer I wanted to share some of my thoughts about summer in private practice with you. How does your business or workload change during the summer? Do things […]

No One Does It Alone: My End of Year Thank Yous

No One Does It Alone: My End of Year Thank Yous

  No One Does It Alone As 2016 comes to a close, I want to express my gratitude for all of my colleagues who contributed to my growth and success this year. No one does it alone! I’ve been fortunate to have some wonderful opportunities to share how self-acceptance and self-love can transform your life […]

Coping with the Death of a Client

Coping with the Death of a Client

I’m pleased to have my first article published in The New Social Worker! It’s a fantastic publication and resource I use often when looking for supervision material. If you’re not familiar with it, definitely bookmark it for future reference. Coping with the death of a client It’s never easy. Death stirs up a lot of […]

What Do Social Workers Do?

What Do Social Workers Do?

Happy Social Work Month to all my fellow social workers! Since March is National Social Work Month, it’s a great time to explore the question of what is a social worker? What do social workers really do? It’s a surprisingly difficult question. Social workers do such varied work, that it might be faster to tell […]

Group LCSW Supervision forming in San Jose

Group LCSW Supervision forming in San Jose

I am starting a clinical supervision group for pre-licensed therapists, social workers, and counselors. Groups last 2 hours in duration and the fee is $50 per session. We will meet in my San Jose office. You do need your employer to agree to the use of an outside supervisor to comply with BBS regulations. The […]

Book Review: Necessary Lies

Book Review: Necessary Lies

A review of Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain I’m going to cut right to the chase and tell you I loved this book and think you will, too! Necessary Lies is a historical fiction novel (my favorite genre) set in rural North Carolina in 1960. You can’t help but love the two female protagonists: Jane is […]