Month: February 29, 2016

An Understanding of Understanding (I.Q.)

The concept of I.Q., or “intelligence quotient,” as it is formally called, has been around for about 100 years, but in the that time, debates have raged over how to measure it, different types of intelligence, and the extent to which it is influenced by genes and the environment. Once I.Q. testing began to take […]

Ethical Concepts for Professional Therapists

From Aristotle to Mill, Professional Therapists have Ethical Concepts to Help Guide Their Decisions As in most professions, therapists, psychologists and mental health counselors may face decisions that have a moral dimension, and knowing how to choose may not be easy. Luckily, there remains a number of sound theoretical approaches—sound moral theoretical approaches, that is—that […]

How to Choose a Therapist

When it comes to choosing the right therapist, there is a lot to consider. Many individuals who enter into therapy may not be aware of the several variables that can affect the outcome of that intervention–such as the theoretical orientation of the therapist and the rapport the client has with their therapist. So, choosing the […]