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Considering Grad School in the Mental Health Field?
- Making yourself a competitive applicant for graduate programs in psychology
- Where do I start? Applying for graduate programs in psychology
- So you want to be a psychologist: Transitioning from college to applying to graduate programs in psychology
- Acronym soup: the definitive guide to becoming a mental health clinician
- Look before you leap: What to know before you apply to graduate school
- What’s the Difference Between a Clinical Psychologist & a Counseling Psychologist?
- Know your program: Counseling versus Clinical psychology
Grad School Finances
- What you need to know about debt before starting grad school
- Student Loans 101: what you need to know
- How to consolidate your student loans
- How to refinance your student loans
- 5 steps to automating your student loan payments
- 4 ways to find extra scholarship money in grad school
- Time off: My maternity/paternity leave story
- Yes, I’m pregnant, or none of your business? How to talk with clients about expecting
- 6 tips for dealing with your grad program during parental leave
- How to take maternity/paternity leave from your private practice
The Practicalities of Training
- Tips for earning more face-to-face hours
- How do I track this? APPIC hour types and categories unlocked
- How to respectfully decline new patients while on practicum or internship
- Questions to ask on practicum interviews
- Questions to ask on internship interviews
- Questions to expect on internship interviews
- How to get the most out of clinical supervision – and what they don’t teach you in school
- Walking the clinical tightrope: When good supervision goes bad
- Why I got additional certifications after grad school
- Why I wanted Board Certification
- How I got additional training in [x] after grad school
The APPIC Match
- Will I Match? The latest news from APPIC
- Next steps: what happens if you don’t match
- Why moving for internship was best for my career
- A temporary hardship: I moved for internship, but it was worth it
- The frame that holds your most important work: a guide to working in the therapeutic frame
- Lateness vs. No-Shows: how to handle each
- Emergency situations: When is it ok to break confidentiality?
- Intro to intake: a guide to your first meeting (overview)
- Intake styles: Tailoring the first meeting to fit your clients’ needs
- Psychodynamic therapy 101: an introduction
- Cognitive behavioral therapy 101 an introduction
- Dialectical-behavior therapy 101: an introduction
- Psychodynamic therapy 102: techniques
- CBT 102: common cognitive techniques
- Dialectical-behavior therapy 102: key DBT techniques
- Behavior therapy overview: behavior techniques to use across disciplines
- Trembling at Trauma: a guide to trauma-informed intakes
- TRAUMA vs. trauma: finding nuance when we talk about the big “T”
- Adverse childhood experiences: traumas that set the framework for life
- ACEs are key: unlocking the hidden traumas that are hindering your treatment
- Prisoners are people, too: treating the trauma in your forensic clients’ lives
- How can I help my anorexic patient? / working with anorexic clients
- Your guide to working with bulimia nervosa
- Compassionate care for compulsive overeating
- How much weed, would you say? Your guide to a comprehensive substance use assessment
- Why Harm Reduction may be key to helping your client with substance misuse
- How Alcoholics Anonymous helped my client face his/her mental health problems
- I wanted AA to work for my client, but it wasn’t the right thing
- Know your psychoses: schizoaffective disorder versus schizophrenia
- What’s going on? Differentiating mania from other serious mental illnesses
- Exposure therapy gone wild: everything you need to know
- Walk with me across the Grand Canyon: using virtual reality for exposure therapy
- Adult films, adult problems: using pornography to treat sexual phobias
- The Mental Status Exam: What you need to know
- Check yourself before you wreck…your treatment: Managing our reactions to self-injuring patients
- How does your faith play into your clinical work?
- Is religion welcome in current clinical practice?
- What is it like to work with clients who do, or do not, want to work with practitioners of the same faith?
- X Steps to Nailing Your Dissertation Defense
- What I wish I’d known: How to land the postdoc of your dreams
- What matters on postdoc? Tracking hours (and knowing your state requirements)
- How I gained confidence as a newly licensed therapist
- Landing the job that’s right for you
- How to set boundaries in your first job out of grad school
- Resume or CV? Know when to use each to get the job you want
- How to get more experience with LGBTQ clients on internship and postdoc
- Interesting takes on passing/failing/studying for licensure exams (e.g., EPPP)
- Which prep is right for you? Find the best study materials to conquer licensure exams (e.g., EPPP)
- How to get licensed as an [MFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.]: An Overview
- How to get licensed as an [MFT, LCSW, LPC, etc.] in [State]: A step-by-step guide
- X steps for starting a private practice
- How to set boundaries while building your private practice
- How to earn additional income while starting your private practice
- Yes, we’re expecting: What to expect on family leave from your private practice
- 5 tips for marketing your private practice online
- Optimizing SEO for your private practice
- 7 ways to increase the client base for your private practice
- How to find a niche market for your private practice
- To Facebook or not to Facebook? How to set marketing boundaries as you build your private practice
- Brass tacks: Choosing the right EMR software for your private practice
- The definitive guide to tax write-offs for your private practice