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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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Therapeutic Note: Silence

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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Authentic Silence of Therapy

The other day a client smiled at me and said, “You are such a Jedi mind trick!”  I laughed because we had spent 50 minutes in near silence. Well, I did. I am comfortable with silence in and out of … Continue reading

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Solitude

To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this you need to experience solitude which most people are afraid of, because in silence your hear the truth and know the … Continue reading

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What Kind of Therapist Am I ?

Student’s description of site-specific activities this quarter: To define the profession of social work, distinguish it from other professions ad determining if the profession is the right choice for me, to define and use social work values and ethics , … Continue reading

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