Decision Making Models for Ethical Dilemmas

Decision Making Models for Ethical Dilemmas

Ethical dilemmas regularly happen. Sometimes they pop up almost instantly and sometimes they develop slowly over time. No matter how quickly or slowly they happen, it is important to have an ethical decision-making model in place to structure information so that the...
The Ethical Use of Power in AT Supervision

The Ethical Use of Power in AT Supervision

Art therapy supervision is an area of practice that can be rife with ethical dilemmas due to the differential in power between supervisor and supervisee. The supervisor’s explicit power is undeniable. While in training, a supervisor may have the authority to delay, or...
Advice for Interacting with Dueling Parents

Advice for Interacting with Dueling Parents

I have long told my counseling graduate students that the biggest problem in treating children is that they come with parents. Mental health professionals have to navigate not only the conflict between the parents but often their own difficult communication and...