Entries by MESF

The Argument for Licensure: What difference does it make if someone is licensed or not?

There are good unlicensed counselors, life coaches, healers, spiritual counselors and others who provide some type of helping service to individuals. Some of these individuals are talented, insightful and great at helping people with various types of problems. However, if someone is not licensed then you have no assurance that they have completed sufficient education […]

Why Black People Avoid Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy has a long history of effectively helping people address issues from suicide to career planning. Given how helpful psychotherapy has proven to be, there have often been questions about why Black people have been reluctant to turn to therapy to help resolve problems. The reasons for not pursuing therapy could include limited access to […]