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Saving

Fuck. That’s what I want to say. I am going through my friend list today on FB for a class assignment and I run into an account for a person who passed by suicide. I perused his FB wall and I read a few notes he had written a few months before passing. It tore(…)

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Parents

In the line of work that I do, many frustrations when working with children who present with behavioral concerns almost always lead back to the parents. It’s common that parents will send their kids to therapists thinking their children are the ones who need to be “fixed” while they, the parents, don’t have to do(…)

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Touched

I need to write this now to capture what I feel and use this post as a reminder of why I choose to do the work I do, or even be the person I want to be. Last month, I attended a 3-day training for WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan). There was an individual, R,(…)

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Feeling Loved

There is something really magical about that. It’s such a simple feeling: to feel loved. It can come from just about anywhere. This week, I have been definitely feeling it. My little cat, Lily, who was brought in as a stray when she was 4 months old, slept on my lap. Granted, it was uncomfortable(…)

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