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…

It seems that affairs and infidelity are on the rise, particularly with the rise of websites like Ashley Madison, which has the tagline “Life is Short. Have an Affair.” And the recent hacking of Ashley Madison has  brought the topic of affairs and infidelity back into the spotlight. So we spoke to Dr. Tammy Nelson, who…

Resilience is often considered the ability to deal with life’s challenges, whether you’re dealing with a small disappointment or a crisis of disastrous proportions. Resilience is built into our brains, however, over time we learn unhelpful patterns, which then become fixed in our neural circuitry. But neuroscience is now revealing that what we previously thought was hardwired and…

Here’s my presentation that I recently did for PDP Seminars and ACAP for the Professional Practice Symposium. Watch the presentation below and see my notes under the slide deck. How to use ethical online marketing to build a successful private practice from Clinton Power The digital revolution has changed how you market a private practice…