Month: September 2013

[Review] Co-Creating Change

Co-Creating Change: Effective Dynamic Therapy Techniques. Jon Frederickson, 2013. 532 pages. Seven Leaves Press. ISBN 978-0-9883788-4-1. Two things immediately stood out to me about this book. The first was the title. “Co-creating Change” underlines the importance of the alliance between counselor… Read More ›

Holding Space

One of the many great things about being in the counseling field is having the continuous opportunity to develop a relationship with a fellow human being. A relationship that is unique in that the environment created between two people is… Read More ›

Letting “it” in

In my first counseling course the instructor emphasized something called the “it” factor. The “it” factor is basically the counselor – what the counselor brings into a session by way of personality and character traits. Initially this seemed to be… Read More ›

Online Therapy?

There has been a lot of discussion within the counseling community (at least the circles I hang out in) about online therapy. Some like it, others don’t. I have listened to discussions from both views and both sides make compelling… Read More ›