How Many Patients Are Way Too Many?

How Many Patients Are Way Too Many?

Money is the topic most therapists find hard to examine. The majority of therapists can trace their hangups about money to the fact that they’ve not reconciled two seemingly opposite concepts: profit and service. For some, service is honorable and profit is...
Washing Dirty Feet

Washing Dirty Feet

The thought of washing someone’s filthy, dirty feet makes me squirm.Even the thought of having another person wash my feet makes me uncomfortable. It invades my sense of personal space. No thanks, I’ll pass. In the Christian calendar, holy week is the week...
Something’s Wrong

Something’s Wrong

Recently, when I dialogue with therapists across the country I’ve noticed that something’s not quite right. It’s more than petty unhappiness with current jobs or unrealistic expectations. Our hearts are being ripped out of our chests. The primary...
Bottom Line Mentality Makes Health Care Sick

Bottom Line Mentality Makes Health Care Sick

How many times have you heard a business person say: “That’s a good idea, but the bottom line is…” or “We’d love to do that but the bottom line is…” Businessmen seem to love to say, “The Bottom Line is” Most...
Walking In Rhythm

Walking In Rhythm

  Do you ever feel like your work-life balance is out of whack? I’ve read that even the idea of having a “work-life balance” is a myth because it’s all life, isn’t it? I know what people feel when they describe the tension of being...