Burnout: More than a Buzzword

Burnout: More than a Buzzword

burn (oneself) out adjective (burnt-out) work too hard, work like a Trojan/horse/slave, work/run oneself into the ground, wear oneself to a shadow, work one's fingers to the bone, drive oneself into the ground, sweat, sweat blood, work day and night, burn the candle at both ends, burn the midnight oil, overtax oneself, overtax one's strength, [...]

Want to be a therapist or counselor?

Want to be a therapist or counselor?

Think that psychiatry or psychology are the only routes? Don't know the difference between LCSW, LMFT, and LPC? Want to know the different requirements for the various mental health-related academic and career routes? You should read this!   The list of career areas includes 1. Psychiatrist, 2. Psychologist, 3. Counselor: a. Social Worker, b. Marriage [...]

The Modern Workplace Bully

The Modern Workplace Bully

Classic Bullying Scenario: A scrawny boy with oversized "nerdy" glasses is sitting alone on the outskirts of the playground. The bulky, intimidating bully figure spots this weakling, this easy target, and heads over. With clenched, threatening fists, the bully towers over his victim and threatens to assault him if he doesn't give up the lunch [...]