Introspective Therapist
Kyeisha Hodge, LMHCA Therapist/Consultant/Speaker

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New Counselor FAQ: Being Broke

This is a recurring post that attempts to answer the questions that I, and other counselors had when we first started in the field. I have asked new counselors to tell me what they are concerned with; also feel free to ask a question in the comments section. I sincerely hope this helps.  Question: Am I…

Love on Top

“They say love hurts but I know its gonna take real work.” -Beyonce “Love On Top” song Listening to Beyonce’s love on top song got me thinking about healthy relationships and how they are depicted in popular culture. I often think that certain love songs paint love as this effortless endeavor and are fluffy and…

Self-Care Tip of the Month: Remember to Breathe Today

The mind is an amazing instrument. In many ways it is a time traveler. Your mind is able to speed forward to what you have to do in an hour and then recall vividly what happened to you one year ago. Often times, when juggling different hats like busy student, parent, friend, and employee we…

New Counselor FAQ

This is a recurring post that attempts to answer the questions that I, and other counselors had when we first started in the field. I sincerely hope this helps. Question: How do I know if I’m actually helping? First off, great question! Second of all, feeling inadequate as a clinician is a perfectly normal feeling…