A coach is not a therapist

Fit and Feminist

Last week, Brian became licensed as a mental health counselor in the state of Florida.  It took several years for him to reach this point, including the completion of a master’s degree and several hundred hours of supervised experience as an intern.  And even though he’s now licensed, it doesn’t mean his work is done. To maintain his license, he has to earn continuing education credits every year.  It’s a lot of work to become a therapist, and understandably so, as therapists are working with people in their most vulnerable places.  The potential to help is enormous, but so is the potential to cause harm.

Why am I telling you this? As much as I just want to brag all over my husband for being awesome – and goodness knows I do plenty of that already – I’m sharing this because lately I’ve been seeing some things that I find…

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