Tag Archives: therapy

Holiday Boundaries

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Can I buy a gift for my client?” “Can I accept gifts?” “Can clients and students give each other gifts?” Some clinicians may say NO giving clients gifts, others may say it’s…

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Myths of a Therapist

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“You know when I cried last? Do you know why I cried last? Do you know how it feels to be alone? Do you know why I sleep late everyday? Do you…

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The Promotion

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I was recently asked to be the program manager over the young adult house where I facilitate groups and provide individual therapy. I informed the staff this was a position I would…

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Pharmaceuticals, greed and a dead boy

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This article just enrages me. Medication should never be the first solution, nor should one implement a test such as GAF. Luckily that crap has been dropped from the DSM5, along with…

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Dealing With Offensive Remarks At Work

I am a middle-aged white female who works in a retail setting with colleagues whose skin tones are every color imaginable. I respect my co-workers, and they respect me. Our company generally does whatever makes the customer happy. But this is … Continue reading

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