This newbies section is for those who are early in their careers. Over my career I have had the opportunity to work as a grad school professor and then hire and manage over 75 clinicians. Both of those roles have helped me understand many of the questions, insecurities, and challenges of getting underway as a therapist. Enjoy!!

The invisible library behind me

When doing therapy I sometimes imagine this massive invisible library behind my chair. It is full of theories, models, and ideas about helping my clients. And the bookshelves are stuffed […]


Finding the first job

Those first job openings are usually in one of four main settings: agencies, hospitals, government entities, and other settings like churches; occasionally in private practices. Agencies, hospitals, and government entities […]