Advice for new therapists

Advice for new therapists

The 6 most important lessons new therapists need to learn when beginning a career in mental health.

0:47 – Get direct feedback
2:44 – Take on a case that scares you
4:52 – Own your ignorance
8:48 – You are not a savior
11:10 – Know your blind spots
13:54 – Start practicing good boundaries
17:02 – Get comfortable being uncomfortable challenge
18:17 – Comment of the week

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* What is imposter syndrome and how can you deal with it?
* How to overcome overconfidence and cockiness:
* My therapist self-care routine:
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