As I explain in Saving Psychotherapy, you can make a difference in this field as just one person, at any career stage. In fact, you may be surprised at what you can accomplish. I'm proud to have been involved with each of the efforts described below. In some instances, I've done a lot of the heavy lifting; in others, I was just one of many involved.
SB1172: California's first-in-the-nation ban on reparative therapy for minors
Recognizing "Couple and family therapy" as an acceptable degree title for MFT licensure
Streamlining hours of experience for licensure for California MFTs and PCCs
Changing the California "intern" title to "associate" for California MFTs and PCCs