September Professional Networking and Learning

The Knowing is in the Being: Perspectives on Psychodynamic and Cognitive-Integrative Therapy Although psychodynamic and cognitive therapies developed pretty much as separate cultures, there is a lot of actual overlap. Ultimately, the beingness of human beings remains constant, and all effective therapy involves thoughts and feelings, actions and reactions, body and mind, within the client,…

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What’s in an Acronym…LGBTQIAP (and other inclusive language discussions)

Before going into language and labels and identity, start with a question from Diversity & Inclusion 101: “does the difference make a difference?” Before deciding “what label” to use, realize that someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity is subjective, personal and private, and that labeling may be a form of discrimination. That said, language around…

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