So lately, at work, we've been getting trained on a treatment called "Parent Child Interaction Therapy". It is great, in my opinion, because I truly believe that to change a young child's behavior, the intervention must be with their parents and the surrounding environment. Working with children ages 2-7 is challenging, and PCIT takes out … Continue reading Impressed
Here few updates on my life. I got a job at a local nonprofit agency in September 2014 right after Angel died. We closed on our house that month too. It was a little bit difficult to accept the fact that all these good things were happening to me when I knew that my best … Continue reading It’s been a while…
Self-care: the art of balance...the manner in which one sets boundaries for themselves...knowing when to stop, when to say no...or taking that extra minute in the shower. One of the ways I engage in self-care is writing. I don't get to do it very often as I have a full time job, don't get home … Continue reading Angel and Self-Care
So here's an update. I was re-inspired to write again today when my beloved co-worker and I were discussing blogs. Since the last time I wrote, I've been working at an immigration shelter. Working with kids who come from other countries, that have different lifestyles, and that speak many different languages has really given me perspective. … Continue reading It’s been a while
What was the one experience that completely changed your life? What happened? How did it change your life?The experience that changed my life was being saved by God. This may sound silly, but really it's something you hear quite often. I'm not the type who will shove my religion in your face or make you … Continue reading Just stumbled in….
I recently attended a small conference for mental health professionals in my hometown with a few colleagues, who I happen to have a lot of respect for. There's my supervisor (or soup) and two other clinicians who may be some of the friendliest people on the planet. I must say, this job I landed has been … Continue reading Embarrassed or Proud?
So, I've been working in mental health for a while now...Okay, if by a while you mean approximately 1 year and 6 months, then yes, it's been a while. Although I'm a counselor new to the working world, I am observant, and there are some things that concern me. I'm not sure if they are … Continue reading Ethical Concerns