Elizabeth Jarquin

Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

One of the problems we’ve consistently noticed in the world of mental health is poor access to quality treatment. This seems to occur even more frequently when individuals are seeking out therapy with mental health specialists. As eating disorder, substance use disorder, and trauma specialists (in addition to our more general areas), we know howContinue reading Open Path – Gatewell Makes Specialized Treatment More Accessible

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Why It’s Important to Work with a Specialist

Let’s talk about the importance of choosing a specialist when deciding on a mental heath provider. Recently, in an online professional group, a group therapist shared that leading groups is not that much different than conducting individual therapy. Not true! There’s so much more that goes into working with groups – into studying and workingContinue reading Why It’s Important to Work with a Specialist

Shattering the Political Blank Screen

As a therapist-in-training, I was taught to keep my cards close to my chest. Many of my mentors advocated for minimal personal disclosure, suggesting that revealing this type of information could dilute the therapeutic relationship. They instead recommended a neutral stance, a maintenance of what therapists call the “blank screen.” But, I’m going to shatter thatContinue reading Shattering the Political Blank Screen

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New Year, New Insurance Plan? Gatewell’s Primer on Finding the Health Insurance That’s Right for You

It’s that time of year again – time for open enrollment in the health insurance world. Are you confused by all the terms and choices? Gatewell finds all of the options overwhelming, and we’re in the business!  So, we’ve compiled this guide to help you sort out some of the key decisions associated with choosing a plan.Continue reading New Year, New Insurance Plan? Gatewell’s Primer on Finding the Health Insurance That’s Right for You