GOOD Counseling

Boundaries

Therapists with Poor Boundaries + Why this Matters

Questions regarding boundaries have come up frequently lately with my therapy clients, so let’s see if I can help make sense of this. One client stated, “I feel weird that I don’t know much about you.” Another, “I’d like to be your friend.” Earlier in the month, “My girlfriends therapist talks about herself a lot. …

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Ego State Therapy

What is Ego State Therapy and Why Might it Help Me?

Has your partner ever told you, “you’re acting like a child?” Has a friend ever called you super judgmental and harsh? Does your boss make you feel insecure, even when they are giving you constructive feedback? Do you act one way as a parent, authoritative and confident, and another as an employee, passive and compliant? …

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Bright + Early Therapy May Benefit You in a Surprising Way

I’m continuing to transition to an earlier practice, seeing people for counseling sessions as early as 7A. Like many, with age, I’ve become more of a morning person (insert luxurious fantasy of sleeping in). When building my practice, a couple folks shot me dirty looks when I first offered them early sessions, but now they’ve …

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How Do I Know I’m Receiving GOOD Therapy?

Therapy is an emotional and financial investment, so people’s hesitation makes sense.  Some basic ways to assess whether or not you are receiving quality therapy, versus just chatting with a stranger, are:  Your therapist is qualified. It is very important to find a counselor with credentials and certifications in the area you are experiencing stressors …

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