Month: June 2017

The Power of Support

Written by Sabrina Johnson LMSW & Max Guttman LCSW This article is intended to showcase the power of support for people with a medical and psychiatric condition. We all need support in our lives. Obviously support and its power to create a space of…

Mental Health & Higher Education

Too many people carrying a mental health diagnosis in higher education are subject to discrimination, unfair and disproportionate disciplinary action & premature expulsion from campus life. While colleges have services for people with mental health disabilities, treatment programs, and on site consultation for community…

Can I Spit in your Lemon Cake?

During my first inpatient psychiatric experience as an adolescent I discovered that snack time was a crucial part of the day. Not only did snack time break up a monotonous schedule but it created an experience for patients in a hospital setting to enjoy,…

Misunderstanding Social Work and the Helping Professions

Help! During one of my first supervision’s as a social worker I was asked what I like about being a therapist. I replied: helping people.The psychologist providing supervision replied: that’s a bit nebulous, help how? Well, do this day, I’ve always felt strange about…