Category Archives: Clinical Supervision

Whining

Is there an effective way to respond to whining? When my daughter used to whine, I would say, “Oh gosh, it sounds like maybe you want something, but it hurts my ears when you talk in that voice! Could you … Continue reading

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Tell Me About Your Day

Our adult daughter, 28, doesn’t call us often, but often when she does, she is in a blue funk and sees every aspect of her life as a negative. She got an interview with a firm she has really wanted … Continue reading

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Fertility

My best friend is trying to conceive, but so far it hasn’t worked out. How can I elaborate and share milestones about my kids without making my friend feel bad? Sharing your children’s milestones is fun but do so in … Continue reading

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Frequent Diners

My husband and I usually have breakfast several times a week at a local coffee shop. Over the years, we have become friendly with several of the waitresses. At this time, there are two women that we would like to … Continue reading

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The Lavish Pastries

I am a director of a clinical lab at a large hospital. The lab supervisor, who makes much less than I do, has taken to buying expensive refreshments for the staff at monthly lab meetings. The department does not reimburse … Continue reading

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