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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Discretion

I am enjoying the research position. I do, however, have a BIG question. How do I truly keep confidentiality between parent and child, and help the child be their best self? The person who speaks the truth and lives up … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes: The People Pleaser

My career journal is filled with scraps of paper, my dreams, countless questions, and thoughts; all of which bring a flood of memories with one powerful statement, which is “I wish someone would have told me this.” So, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes: When You Have a Bad Therapy Experience

Therapists are all different. In my opinion, the best therapist is one who will let you have input about what you want from them. If they can’t give it to you, they will try to find someone else who can … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Notes : Empathic Understanding

Effectively communicate that you understand the youth emotionally as well as cognitively Enhance the youth’s and parents’/guardians’ perception that they can communicate with their needs Enhance self-worth (if she finds value in me, I must have value) Advice from a … Continue reading

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