Women who experience early pregnancy loss (from either miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy) are vulnerable to symptoms of post-traumatic stress, sometimes for as long as 9 months following the loss. We, as therapists, can be aware of the risk of long-term post-traumatic symptoms and help normalize our clients' struggles with prolonged symptoms. Continue reading
We must take care to use social media in a way that is consistent with our status as members of the healing profession, that honors the sensitivity of the therapeutic relationship, and--most importantly--protects client confidentiality.Continue reading
We went into this profession for a variety of reasons, one of which—most likely—was simply to help people. We strive to help in the most ethical manner possible, and we never want our work to include an adversarial process, such as a malpractice lawsuit. Continue reading
The HEAL-WA Online Resource Library offers free access to vast amounts of data and research that will be helpful to your practice. Continue reading
We as mental health providers can play a role in helping decrease the likelihood of a mass shooting. A study published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2018 can give us concrete ways of possibly playing a role in decreasing the likelihood of a mass shooting taking place. Continue reading
Therapists, especially those in private practice, should seriously consider some sort of disability insurance coverage to protect them in case of accident or illness.
Most people don’t realize the risk of becoming disabled as the result of an illness or… Continue reading
You are just about to wrap up your last session in what has been a long, tiring week. Your practice or agency serves a diverse clientele, including the family in front of you. As they are discussing dates to reschedule,… Continue reading