Mindset & Insights

If You Want To Be Effective, Be Authentic: Lessons Learned Carving A Niche As A Psychologist And Coach

“Take your tongue ring out, even if it’s a phone interview!” my supervisor barked at me as I prepared for an internship interview. It was the last hurdle to obtain my doctorate in clinical psychology. The last 10-ish years of my college career hinged on getting — and finishing — an internship. No internship = …

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How To Take Back Control When You Feel Broken

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can never hurt you, right? I’ve been practicing therapy since 2014 and studying psychology since 2009. My experience? Words do hurt. The labels we give ourselves have a powerful effect on our identity and self-esteem. Stupid, ugly, worthless, unlovable, broken — these words carry weight. If we label ourselves as broken, our actions …

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