Archive for the ‘For Educators’ Category

Water, the Brain, & You

February 20th, 2010

By Wendy Kovacs, LMFT HCC Senior Clinician I was in a training recently, and as we were working through the therapeutic exercises I was surprised to discover how thirsty I was! The other participants seemed to be having a similar reaction, so we asked the instructor why working our brain made us so thirsty. It…..


Humor and Healing

January 20th, 2010

A Talk Given by Billy Kaplan, LCSW President and Clinical Director of House Calls Counseling So when I was asked to give this talk about humor and healing the caller said, “and you know, Billy, whenever I see you perform, it’s like seeing Henny Youngman … but with a ukulele instead of a violin.” What?…..


TRAVEL LOG: Billy’s Adventures in China II

December 20th, 2009

By Billy Kaplan, LCSW HCC President and Clinical Director December 2009 – After the Journey I realize when I spoke to students in China at Fudan University in October I didn’t attract as much attention as did President Obama when he spoke there in November. But I like to think that, like the President, I…..


TRAVEL LOG: Billy’s Adventures in China I

September 1st, 2009

By Billy Kaplan, LCSW HCC President and Clinical Director September 2009 – Before the Journey I am deeply interested in rich communication with those I’m with, so as I begin to think about traveling to China with my wife in the middle of October, I wonder how, when we speak to people there, differences in…..