Once Upon A Time ...
TI & CTI Blog
A couple of months ago, during the peak of the Black Lives Matters protests, we had a staff meeting. Our staff wanted to make a statement in support of BLM, but we decided to hold off, preferring to do the right thing rather than the quick thing. Then we had to figure out what that right thing might look like.
So we formed a committee to review all of our treatment and training materials, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
I like gambling; used to play in a regular poker game. But I prefer fair odds, so I’m not a fan of playing against the house. I did it only once, when I was 17: dropped 85c worth of nickels into a slot machine in Reno. That was it, until recently. I was cashing in some bottles at the supermarket and when I took my receipt to the service counter, there was the lottery ticket machine. I’d been ...Read More