Learning to Love Contradictions

Learning to Love Contradictions

Like every other human walking this earth, I’ve struggled to step outside of the narrow one-sided view my brain presents … Continued

Navigating Your Way Out of Trauma

At its core, human nature is pretty simple. It’s an animal instinct—we move toward what feels good and matters to … Continued

Is Your Mentor Failing You?

Regardless of what stage of your career you’re in, private practice can get lonely. And that’s especially the case for … Continued

The Importance of Community as an Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, yet no one seems to talk about it. As a business owner, there’s no … Continued

What Happened to Work-Life Balance for Virtual Practitioners?

Redefining Work-Life Balance at Home Work-life balance, work-life integration, or work-life harmony. However you define your ideal, symbiotic relationship between … Continued

This Clinician Incorporated Mindfulness into Her Private Practice—with Powerful Results

Meet Nikki Rubin, Psy.D Nikki Rubin realized early on in her career that every mental health practice has two equally … Continued

Clients Who Threaten Therapists: How to Stay Safe

The overwhelming majority of those with mental illness will never become violent. But it’s also true that therapists can be … Continued

How Many Clients Are Too Many Clients?

When balancing a practice caseload, things aren’t always as simple as they appear on some “idealized” schedule. Life has a … Continued

4 Ways Therapists Can Overcome Imposter Syndrome

If you suffer from Imposter Syndrome as a therapist, you’re not alone. I’m the Education Director here at SimplePractice Learning … Continued

Sacrificial Helping Syndrome: Why do we give more than we have?

Most of us became therapists because we want to “help people.” Frequently, we chose this profession because something traumatic or … Continued