Patty vs Leslie

When therapists are wrong

When you look at the ethical guidelines for therapists a whole lot of them are in place to address the power imbalance between therapist and client. In the minds of our clients, the things we therapists do or say hold greater weight than the same thoughts that, say, your hairdresser or mechanic might offer. (Except when it comes to how …

Interesting topic

On a writing list I’m on, someone asked how a person manages to do the writing that sells when it’s not the kind of writing that she wants to do. Good question. When my son was two, I began my writing career with plans to write creative non-fiction — essays about life as a mother — and occasional articles to …