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HAPPY SOCIAL WORK MONTH

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This week I celebrated the 7th anniversary from when I submitted my first research proposal and presented at NASW-LA in Baton Rouge, LA. This week I presented at the NASW-MD Conference on Suicide Among Active Military Personnel and War Veterans. My first time I was introducing the information from my article I published with NASW and I was very comfortable and did not feel nervous at all. An altercation occurred between two of the participants. I feel that I handled the situation very well. During my presentation, I provided a… Read More »HAPPY SOCIAL WORK MONTH

May the work I've done speak for me: 

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There comes a time in every adult’s life where they must be honest and in tune with their true feelings. A couple of weekends ago I was having a pity party for myself because I was in class on Saturday and Sunday at a CBT certification course. Next weekend I will be working on speaking engagements. The weather is getting warmer and everyone is enjoying the outdoors, and I will be working. I started to think about the time when will I get the chance to enjoy my weekends and… Read More »May the work I've done speak for me: 

Daily Inspiration

Happy Hump Day: When we relinquish control of our lives to someone else, we also relinquish responsibility for our happiness, our well-being, our growth, and our choices. It’s healthy to want to be nurtured by someone. I admit when I am not feeling 100 it’s something I need. A significant other can make our lives easier. We are sent helpers, friends, and lovers. I am learning the difference between receiving help and support and being controlled. There’s a difference to surrendering to love and surrendering to control. Therapist Corner: Don’t… Read More »Daily Inspiration

Dating Investigator

Dear Mr. Gatson, I’m not sure if this is the right email to send this to. Feel free to correct me if not. Below is my entry/ question to your blog. I’ve gone out on a few dates this year and each time I’ve noticed a few small things. For example, one gentleman I noticed when I ask him questions he’s a bit vague with his answers. I called him out on it and he said “I don’t come out and say a lot in the beginning.” I replied “I’m… Read More »Dating Investigator