Let’s Talk About Risk Assessments

CW: This post discusses suicide in general terms. I wrote this piece to help therapists do a better job with risk assessment and talking to clients about suicide. Recently, I have seen evidence that many mental health professionals are not as comfortable talking about suicide with clients as we need to be. Of course, thisContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Risk Assessments”

What Do Risk Assessments Look Like?

Content/Trigger Warning: Suicidal Ideation September is Suicide Awareness Month, so my best friend, Cirien, helped me create a mock risk assessment. Many people wonder what it looks like if you tell your therapist you are having suicidal thoughts that you don’t want to act on, so I created this video to show how I respondContinue reading “What Do Risk Assessments Look Like?”