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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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The Question

What is the most important challenge women face today ? Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, … 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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Silence of Therapy

Silence is not a thing we make; it is something into which we enter. It is always there… All we can make is noise. – Mother Maribel What to do with silence: Give the individual a chance to talk before … Continue reading

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Accept my Sexuality

I came out as gay to my parents when I was 28. I’m living on my own, after serving in the military. My deeply conservative parents did not accept my sexuality well, calling me “disgusting” and “sinful.” They froze me … Continue reading

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