How To Create Your Own Notes Template - Guest Post with Dr. Maelisa

How To Create Your Own Notes Template - Guest Post with Dr. Maelisa

One question I receive from a lot of therapists is, “How can I create my own notes template?” But what they’re really asking me is, “How can I make writing notes easier and faster?

The good news is that I can answer all those questions together because yes, creating your own template for writing notes can make things much more efficient. However, my answer is not to provide you with a list of 10 therapy interventions and 10 symptoms to include in a checkbox. I’ve got something even better!

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The Initial Consultation: 6 Lessons Learned from Shoe Shopping

The Initial Consultation: 6 Lessons Learned from Shoe Shopping

Straight from the podiatrist with a nice limp in my step, nursing such severe plantar fasciitis that I couldn’t manage it on my own any longer, I walked into a shoe store. Not just any foot store, but a fancy running shoe store that felt all together intimidating. 

Here’s what you need to know about me. I wear a size 11 shoe and have since I was in 5th grade, so finding shoes is not really all that fun for me. I prefer to spend my money on travel and fun stuff with my family. So for me to go into an expert shoe store means I was in pain and needed help.

Here's the rest of the story and why it matters to YOU....

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Building a Counseling Practice: Real Life Stories with Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

Mercedes Samudio is on of those clinicians that has a clear niche and is clear about how she helps. She has a coaching practice as well as a psychotherapy practice and she does a great job of explaining the difference. She also shares a fascinating story about using twitter for her practice.  Check out Mercedes at The Parenting Skill.

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