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Goodbye Note

I had never thought to say goodbye to my coworkers in a formal capacity as I resigned from a position. Flipping through my career journal, I found this letter from a former coworker. I saved it as it is inspirational, … Continue reading

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Note from a Career Journal

A pale faded post it fell out of my career journal. I picked it up to read “My burning question is why does this group residential home exist? Why are you all here? I heard you speak of your families … Continue reading

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Secret Lives of Therapists

Reading the article the Secret Lives of Therapists, I found myself writing in the margins and highlighting things. What first made me pause was the following “What are you like outside the office? Here are some things we can’t do … Continue reading

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Healing Self

Do you find that healing and self-compassion interrelate in some way? A palliative caregiver describes the greatest regret expressed by the dying: I didn’t live true to myself. To “live true” we need to awaken self-compassion and love ourselves into … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Technology

Can we skype? Can we Facetime? In the last few years I have delved more into behavioral health. I am, however, not a fan of Skype or Facetime. To me it presents too many privacy violations. I will always be … Continue reading

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