The end of the year is near and in private practice the pressure is on! People need scripts, last minute consultations, referrals to other health professionals who have either closed their books or have long waiting lists, people forget to book longer consultation times pushing appointment times out and making your day longer and it’s […]
I’m really glad people are talking about men. I see a good amount of men in therapy and while the idea of accessing therapy/treatment is becoming more “acceptable” due to excellent health promotion in the community, it’s not something that comes as easily to men as it does to women. Why?
Every now and then I am reminded why I do what I do. This is especially evident to me when I have a client present with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) who can no longer get out of bed, shower, leave the house, attend school or work and eat food due to fears that something bad will happen
Caring for people is a precious and rewarding job and to be honest, I wouldn’t want to work in any other field. However it takes ongoing study, care, compassion, dedication and to hold others pain, trauma and difficult experiences while we motivate and move them towards healthier more functional ways of being.