Countertransference: When Therapist Emotions Spill Over into the Therapeutic Relationship

Mental Health Professionals spend their days investing and pouring into the lives of others in efforts to help them improve their overall quality of life.  These efforts often include helping individuals, couples, and families wrestle with difficult emotions that at times spill over into the therapy room.  Effective therapists cultivate the skill of identifying and […]

Advocacy Within The Therapy Room

All therapists have an ethical mandate to advocate for their clients. Various mental health associations describe this mandate in their codes of ethics. However, many feel a lack of confidence regarding how they should implement this expectation. For many therapists, advocacy takes the form of strategically writing to health insurance companies or passionately protesting outside […]