5 Minutes to Better HIPAA Compliance

5 Minutes to Better HIPAA Compliance

In December 2020, a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) audit found that even before the pandemic, the overwhelming … Continued

The Relationship Between Mental Health and Occupational Therapy

 The motto of occupational therapy is “Living life to its fullest.” In order to help their clients do that, occupational … Continued

When Does a Therapist Have to Break Confidentiality?

Confidentiality is a cornerstone of therapeutic treatment. It gives clients seeking services the knowledge and comfort that they can be … Continued

Language Matters: Identity-First vs. Person-First Language

Do we say a “child with autism” or “an autistic child”? The way society views disability is changing, and so … Continued

The Impact of Video Games on Mental Health

Sarah’s daily life was riddled with worry. Each week when she came to see me for psychotherapy, she felt stricken … Continued

8 Substance Use Disorder Group Topics for Addiction Treatment Counselors

Almost 21 million adults in the US struggle with at least one addiction, and drug overdose deaths have more than … Continued

The Key to Systemic Family Therapy

“Systemic.” What a word. On one hand, systemic can be used to describe a deep-seated, pervasive problem like racism. On … Continued

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Writing SOAP Notes

Thorough, consistent documentation of your interactions with your clients and their progress are vital parts of treatment. They’re also important … Continued

Why SLPs Should Be Involved In Mental Health

Alternative medicine, or a holistic approach to healthcare, is gaining popularity. And it makes sense. The medical community is learning … Continued

The Importance of Kink-Aware Sex-Positive Therapy

“Shame dies when stories are told in safe places.” —Ann Voskamp I recently published a course about working with kinky … Continued