Posted by: Marie | May 12, 2010

(311) Spotlight: Find a Therapist

Post #311

Spotlight on a Great Blog

I have been perusing many therapy and mental health related blogs over the past few months and have found quite a number that I really like and have added to my blogroll.

Some of those blogs are of exceptional value to me — I feel compelled to call attention to them, as is the case with the blog I’m highlighting in this post. You may ask, “What qualifies as exceptional value?” Well, I value the following:

1) An overall focus on healing and moving forward — that doesn’t necessarily mean there is an absence of negative material; but rather, that it is balanced with solution-oriented insights;

2) Originality — while links to and reuse of enlightening material is good, original content is even better;

3) Relevancy — the majority of the posts are related to therapy and the therapeutic process;

4) Level of activity — the author(s) keeps the material fresh.

So, here is one blog that I feel qualifies as “highly valuable”:

Find a Therapist

This blog is a portal for therapeutic services . . . so, while it has a commercial purpose, it also provides great information about therapy in general. I have found valuable information here, over and over. Here is the introduction about themselves they publish on the blog:

“Find-a-Therapist, Inc. is the leading Web based provider of practice management services for mental health professionals and their clients. Since our launch on the Web in 1996, we have offered a solution to the problems of connecting people to the right therapist at the right time. From the start, we have been designed by psychotherapists to meet the specific needs of mental health professionals and their clients. Find a treatment program here.”

If you are so inclined, I encourage you to swing by this blog and enjoy!

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