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So, I can't really tell you exactly where I work...it would be a conflict of interest. However, I can tell you that I work at a local non-profit mental health clinic in the Borderland of El Paso, Texas. For those of you therapists or clinicians who are reading this blog, I hope that you have … Continue reading Pros and Cons: My Non-Profit Life
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6breg-93e72a In this short episode, or "mini-sode" as I like to call it, I give a few tips on how to gently confront a person about going to see a therapist. It's easier said than done...but what is worse...feeling a bit embarrased about bringing it up? OR...Never saying anything about it but regret it later? … Continue reading How to tell a person they need professional help.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-whi8f-92e9f9 Suicide is a tough subject. Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade....these are the two most recent high-profile suicides to impact our society. In this episode, I broach the subject of suicide assessment. As a therapist, this is a part of my day-to-day practice (sadly). Here, I give insight on what a therapist might assess for. If … Continue reading SUICIDE INFO-Assessment, stats, and how to find help. Episode 23