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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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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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4 Tips to Build Your Private Practice Confidence

In private practice, counsellors and therapists need to differentiate themselves as practitioners and identify their target niche and other viable revenue streams. However, a key tenet that applies to all private practice practitioners is the need to embrace a positive attitude toward business.  It is critical for all mental health professionals in private practice to […]

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5 Immediate Gains with Best Practices in Conducting Assessments

Mental health is front and centre in the news today.  News reports are educating the general public that mental health is on a continuum that ranges from concerns to illnesses to disorders.  Mental health issues are in real life and in real workplaces. People do not have to have a mental health illness or disorder […]

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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