Active Interventions: A Response to “Getting off the couch” in Counseling Today

The Original Article for this Discussion: Getting off the couch | Counseling Today In this issue of counseling today it talks about getting off the couch and doing other types of interactions with our clients other than sitting and doing talk therapy. The major premise is that counseling is able to have an active component to it … Continue reading Active Interventions: A Response to “Getting off the couch” in Counseling Today

Group Therapy: An Updated Understanding

"Sometimes we don’t fully understand what the client is going through until we take a step back, clean our mind, and look at the situation with new eyes. I like to think of this as if I have cleaned my windshield before driving. How do you accomplish this?" I first wrote these words in my … Continue reading Group Therapy: An Updated Understanding

Discussion: Nurturing Campers’ Psychological Needs – An Interview with Bob Ditter

The American Camp Association in the latest edition of their Camp Magazine posted an article that discussed the Psychological Needs of Campers in an interview with Bob Ditter. In this interview Bob Ditter discussed the three most important aspects of camper development: connection, mastery, and autonomy. These three aspects of camp are related to Self … Continue reading Discussion: Nurturing Campers’ Psychological Needs – An Interview with Bob Ditter