You can’t sustain your therapy practice without marketing online. Part of that strategy requires building your content, not just for your website but also for your blog. With blogging, you get more opportunities to acquire new clients since statistics show that blogs get 67 percent more leads, they get 97 percent more links to websites,…

Most psychotherapists today will agree it’s essential to include the client’s body in the therapeutic process for therapy to be effective. The mind-body connection has been reinforced by emerging research over the last decade, which shows the mind and body are inseparable when it comes to how we operate as human beings. Hakomi therapy, which…

Picture this. You’ve just finished seeing your final client for the day. Your client has left your office with a smile on her face and you’re basking in the glow while reflecting on the great work you did together and the progress your client is making. You love this work and wouldn’t want to do…

As therapists, we have to be able to talk with our clients about many intimate aspects of their lives. Speaking about issues such as child abuse, trauma, rape, assault, incest and other difficult subjects are a part of everyday conversations for most therapists – it goes with the territory. However, you might be surprised to know…

Online therapy refers to a wide range of therapy services that are provided by therapists to clients that are sometimes thousands of kilometers apart, thanks to the power of the Internet. But online therapy is a potential minefield with lots of ethical issues that can arise with practitioners that are providing online therapy without specific training or knowledge…

In this workshop for mental health professionals, renowned Sex Therapist and Relationship Counsellor Tanya Koens will present on a broad range of sexual issues that present in your work with clients including: When to bring up sex? Practical tips and techniques on how to talk about sex What to do when your or your client feels Why…

When it comes to navigating ethical issues as a therapist, most of us like to think we have a pretty good handle on what’s good ethical practice. But the data says otherwise. We have all heard of stories of colleagues who have breached ethical guidelines, or have had complaints made against them. And still our professional…

The Human Givens therapeutic approach is founded on the principle that we all have fundamental emotional needs that need to be met. The Human Givens approach says when our important emotional needs aren’t met, we can become anxious, addicted and depressed. The 10 emotional needs Annie discusses in this interview are: Security – we need…