Inspiring mental health professionals

Change the rules.

I've built a career out of important, systemic changes. 

My counseling work has helped individuals and couples challenge the often-unspoken rules that had left them unsatisfied.

My advocacy work has created a better environment for therapists and the clients we serve.
I've challenged rules that held our profession back -- and won.

My teaching has prepared thousands of new therapists to practice ethically and effectively without losing the essential qualities that brought them to the profession in the first place.

I believe in big, bold, transformative ideas.

I work like hell to make them into reality.

Therapist licensure: Why 3,000 hours?

For better or worse, survival in this field requires more than simply being clinically strong. You need to know how to find a good job, differentiate yourself from other therapists, negotiate for pay, protect your legal rights, advocate with third-party payors, and much more. Read more

Why good therapists suffer from exploitation, on the PsychotherapyNotes blog

You can, through a number of relatively simple acts, raise the profile of psychotherapy and the respectability of psychotherapists in the eyes of your community. Read more

Saving Psychotherapy