Insider’s Recap of EAPA Conference 2016

Hi – I am just back from spending 6 days in the windy city. Chicago is beautiful. Yes, got back just before the US elections – not going there now. And, I was fortunate to experience Chicago during baseball fever with the Chicago Cubs winning the Pennant, after 108 years. WOW ! The positive energy […]

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Monetize Your Professional Development With These 3 Steps

Professional development should be planned and not jumped into because it sounds interesting. What I have noted over the years among many mental health professionals is that their investment in professional development is plentiful yet so disconnected. Disconnected in the sense that their professional development has not advanced their career. The purpose of professional development is […]

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The Clinical Assessment – More Important than Ever

To truly understand the value of a comprehensive clinical assessment, it is important as a Mental Health Professional to understand who your client is today. Your clients today are living in this fast paced, tech oriented, constantly changing and constantly connecting world. They have a lot going on: at work, looking for work, managing their […]

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EAP – What’s it all About?

Let’s review some basic knowledge about the ‘who, what, where, when, why and how’ of EAP.  As well as, why EAP is important to counsellors. What is EAP / EFAP? Employee Assistance Program: It is a specialized workplace benefit in place to help employees deal with personal or work related issues. Employee & Family Assistance […]

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2016: Elevate Your Career; Elevate Your Life

In my last post, I wrote about the need to have a strategic plan in place.  A Strategic plan details the vision of your business/practice – it is about direction and growth. In this New Year, make a commitment to create and activate your strategic plan so that your energy is focused on realizing your […]

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Private Practice:  Plan Your Work – Work Your Plan

As a clinical counsellor or therapist in private practice, be mindful of your vision at all times.  The Vision-to-Action mindset means that you have a strategic plan for your career success.  The focus is first on the end in mind & then on the sequence of steps outlined towards your visual end. Remember there is […]

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Claire Sutton Concordia University Montreal, Quebec - Alumni

Concordia University Montreal, Quebec - Alumni

RCC BC Association of Clinical Counsellors memebr Claire Sutton

A designation of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

Claire Sutton EAPA International Member

EAPA International Member

Claire Sutton University of British Columbia - Alumni

University of British Columbia - Alumni

Canadian Employee Assistance Program Association

Canadian Employee Assistance Program Association