What it is like to do therapy

These are about what it is like doing therapy, as I have done for over 40 years.

Post-pandemic psychotherapy

May 26, 2020 The outlines of post-pandemic psychotherapy are taking shape. Fortunately, the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer, and it doesn’t look like a train.  […]


Teletherapy exhaustion is real

Over these last few weeks, I’ve seen an uptick in articles about teletherapy exhaustion. And a new term is entering our vocabulary, “Zoom fatigue.” We have seen the recent transformation […]


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 […]


Wrong ideas I needed to change

Our attitudes about what we are doing in therapy can either set us up for self-criticism and doubt or they can guide our thinking toward more achievable and satisfying ends. […]


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 […]