Fifteen Ways Cardinal Point Counseling May Be Different

Waiting room professional waiting area

Right or wrong, I often judge an organization by how well it does the little things. It may not show the worker’s skills, but it shows the attention and dedication of management. Attention to the small details tells me how well an organization will handle the big things (provided they don’t lose the forest for […]

Just Solve the Problem

Solve the problem

In my own experience and experience working with couples, I can’t recall a single case where a relationship was made stronger through excuses, defensiveness, or finger-pointing the other way. My first boss was very wise and his tagline was “just solve the problem.” Imagine going to a nice steakhouse to celebrate a milestone. You paid […]

Who Determines the Counseling Agenda?

Style of counseling

This is a subject of serious debate among counselors. On one end are proponents of Carl Rogers and others, who believed that clients are the experts in their own lives and need a little guidance to figure out their problems on their own. These are primarily non-directive counselors who ask open-ended questions to get their […]