Category Archives: Private Practice of Psychotherapy

Goodbyes in Group Therapy

this is my response to a group member’s Email: I’m glad you’ll come for the complete, 3 more sessions, Goodbye.  It’s just what I’d imagine you’d decide, especially after yesterday’s session – a great demo and video of humans’ sometimes … Continue reading

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Video of my talk,”Evidence Based Clinical Hypnosis for Clients and Ourselves”

This is a video of a hour and a half public talk I gave in 2012 in the UNC-CH School of Social Work’s Clinical Lecture Series. It’s also available through “For Professionals”, in the top Home Page navigation bar — … Continue reading

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The Perils of Being a Psychotherapist

I couldn’t copy this post to re-post without a great deal of trouble.  A summary:  As a new therapist, the author shares the pain & burden of absorbing on the woes of her clients, and carrying too many complex cases … Continue reading

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Training Group for Therapists

Her’s a note I sent to an interested therapist about my monthly Training group. Hey P, I’ve led a monthly Training and Support Group (not a Supervision Group), for therapists for about 25 years. We meet first Fridays, 10:AM – … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy Effectiveness

Here’s the latest scientific statement from the American Psychological Association — it can give strong  support to folks wondering whether good research supports positive outcomes in psychotherapy. Effects and Effectiveness of Psychotherapy”   American Psychological Association Committee  8/2012 “Every day, … Continue reading

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Clinical Lecture Series in Chapel Hill 2012/13

Have a look at the 2012/2013 UNC-CH School of Social Work Clinical Lecture Series schedule http://cls.unc.edu   .  I’ll be speaking next March, & the other presenters are all first rate. Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to … Continue reading

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How have experienced therapists avoided burnout?

My posted answer to a question for therapists on Linkedin : In addition to the standard suggestions for stress management, personal therapy has been critically important to my balance and contentedness { the initial years as well as intermittently all … Continue reading

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Further reply to … private Practice ?

DR Bob  Dick •                        I want not to be a wet blanket , and I can support starting a full time private practice only if 1] you have a Strong niche in a market that would truly ! supply lots … Continue reading

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Question was from a late 20’s therapist re going into private practice now

DR Bob  Dick •  This is a slightly expanded version of my answer on that list serve for therapists .         I want not to be a wet blanket , and I can support starting a full time private practice only if … Continue reading

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