Therapy notes help therapists recall the significant details of each client’s conversations in a clear, concise manner. Maintain a professional voice in your record-keeping and keep in mind that you should write for everyone who needs to access them. The American Psychological Association provides a framework for thirteen record-keeping guidelines.
Trauma therapists treat patients who experience and survive traumatic incidents. To become a trauma therapist, you need to earn a psychology graduate degree. After receiving a degree, you need to build experience treating trauma survivors and maintain your competence with the latest training in trauma therapy. IN THIS POST 1.
When you establish boundaries with patients, they act as a guideline for everyone in the therapeutic relationship. To ensure a successful relationship between the therapist and patient, therapeutic boundaries are vital. Dr. Nedra Glover Tawwab, licensed relationship therapist and NYT bestselling author, speaks about the different categories of boundaries in
If you’ve recently graduated, you’ll need to earn your license. Once you have your license, you’ll need to renew it. Renewing your license means continuing your education. Learn how to navigate virtual therapy and the digital reality of telehealth. Establish your emotional boundaries early on. Congratulations! You’ve done the hard
The United States is an ever-growing landscape of multicultural individuals. Learning to incorporate a diverse practice in your psychotherapy career expands the care you are able to provide to your clients. Racial or ethnic backgrounds may require a different approach to mental healthcare because of cultural stigmatization and barriers that
Opening up your own private counseling practice is a great step to take in any mental health professional’s career. Though the steps involved may be intimidating, it gives one a great opportunity to operate on your own terms. It is your personal preference on how you go about helping people