CATEGORY: Employment 16 articles

Employment related issues: finding a job, switching careers, work related anxiety & depression, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and sexual addiction in the workplace and taking care of self. Work is an enormous part of your life. Living a balanced life includes finding meaning in the work that one does.

Below you will find all the articles written on this topic.


How to Transition from College to Work

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, MA, Melvin Tillman, MA

For many, college can be a wonderful time of self-exploration, connecting with others, and engaging in fun activities.  Regardless if you went to college for four years or more, transitioning…


Learning How To Learn

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

In school, we learn so much about math, science, geography, psychology, etc. yet, it is rare to learn how to learn. Are you going away to college for the first…


What Your Body Language Is Saying

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Do you ever wonder why you didn’t get that job? Or, how about that loan at the bank? Do you want to have the hotty across the bar come up…


The Stages of Cultural Sensitivity

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Everybody struggles with cultural sensitivity.  You may offer someone pork when they don’t eat it. You may find yourself stumbling to find the correct words or phrase that helps you…


Exploring Your Communication Style

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Have you had people tell you that you’re being “too aggressive” or do you feel like, at times, you tend to get taken advantage of? Or, maybe there have been…


Space for Emotional Availability

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Space for Emotional Availability

There are two kinds of “space” one has in this world. The space that a person has in their own head, and the space that a person…


Getting the Most Out of Your Internship

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

How to get the most out of your internship.

            Clinical internships can be a great learning experience for students, however they can also be a great source of stress. Knowing…


What Should Your New Year’s Resolution Be?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

What Should Your New Year’s Resolution Be?

Before you make your standard New Year’s resolution to go to the gym at least three times a week, think about what you truly…


Quick Boundary Tips

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Once you have Identified Your Boundaries, you are ready to share them with others and express your feelings about the relationship and your boundaries


Interviewing Esteem

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

INTERVIEWING ESTEEM: Overcoming Nervousness and Making A Great First Impression

Your palms are warm and clammy. Your throat feels like it’s stuffed with cotton. You have the arm of your chair…


Job Finding

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

MOVING FORWARD / Job Finding in PhiladelphiaTips to Help Make the Transition from a Job to a Career

So you’re ready to do something new with your work life. Maybe you’ve…


Job Hunt Slump

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

JOB-HUNT SLUMPJob Search Got You Down? Here’s How to Keep Your Head Up

Getting started in a new career can be tough. Job searching often means a lot of grunt work…


Making the Transition from College to Career

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

AFTER GRADUATIONMaking the Transition from College to Career

So you’re coming into the home stretch of your senior year at college, and the list of things to do keeps getting longer…


What To Expect When Leaving College

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

STARTING OUTWhat To Expect When Leaving College

Leaving college is a plunge into the unknown. For the past four years, or more, most of your energy has been spent on passing…


Changing Careers

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Job SatisfactionThings To Think About Before Changing Careers

Scenario 1 - changing careers

So you start at a new job, maybe your first job in a real career. You fill in all the paperwork…


Anxiety Attacks in the Workplace

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Anxiety Attacks in the Workplace: You are in an important meeting at work when out of nowhere you begin to tremble.  Your heart starts racing.  You feel nauseated.  A sense…