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Therapeutic Notes : Therapeutic Genuineness

The therapy must truly respect and care for the youth and the parent: Suspend judgment – does not mean you must approve of all behaviors Respond carefully Does not mean total honesty (e.g. unexamined biases might reinforce stigma)   Advice … Continue reading

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Ethical Issues in the Work place

Going through my old clinical supervision bin, I came across a balled-up piece of paper. I read it and the words still break my heart. I share it with you in its entirety as it is a glimpse into the … 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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The Threat

My God, what happened to our country that citizens should be subjected to such abuse from our president? – Barbara Maus, Black Diamond

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Spoiled Kindness

Reading the journal entry  “Edible Donations”  – Just those two words made me smile and brought back a flood of memories, but it also became another topic of clinical supervision. The issue was I am an avid gardener. I would … Continue reading

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