Leading the Way in Trauma Therapy

Sep 28, 2016, 2:54 PM

I know a lot of people think that sliding scale is a cool thing to offer. I am opposed to sliding scale. I'll tell you why: Because in my first year of private practice, a college counselor convinced me to take on one of his students at half price. Then she came in every time with some new gold bracelet or cashmere sweater, and talked about the fancy restaurants and clubs she went to, that I ...

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Sep 5, 2016, 9:36 PM

As the director of our intensive trauma-focused therapy service, I receive a lot of phone calls from people who would like to be feeling better and/or doing better. Some are in extreme distress. I’m often asked, “Should I be checking myself into an inpatient program, or going for intensive outpatient therapy?”

Here are the questions I ask, to determine how to respond:

  • Are you safe? If left to ...
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