Private Practice

  1. New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
    The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.
  2. 3 Questions to Consider When Deciding on a Clinical Specialty
    3 Questions to Consider When Deciding on a Clinical Specialty

    Anxious about picking a clinical specialty? Before you go further, here are three questions to ask yourself to help make the decision a little easier. 

  3. Will You Survive the Workforce After Passing the ASWB Exam?
    Will You Survive the Workforce After Passing the ASWB Exam?

    It’s likely you have what it takes to pass the Social Work exam. Though passing the licensed clinical social work exam gets you licensed, there is a learning curve when it comes to actual practice. 

  4. How the Body Influences the Mind
    How the Body Influences the Mind

    What does it mean to “feel?” By what process do we gauge our emotions? In other words, how is it that we know we are angry, sad, hungry, fearful, tired, excited, etc.? A brief examination of what is referred to by Drs. Craig, Critchley, Garfinkel, and others as “interoception” may provide some helpful insights into these questions.