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Shrinks Don't Wear Neckties

…and it’s probably just as fucking well too.  If my current shrink had worn a necktie, I’d have sat there, just itching with desire to choke him with it during three out of four of our visits. 375 more words

How do I even?

I’ve been MIA for a few days – I am still in the hospital and until now have not been bothered to drag my laptop out of its bag. 276 more words

Mental Health

"What the Therapist Thinks About You"

Interesting reflections on psychiatrists’ sharing session notes with patients. Do some parallels suggest themselves for our teaching practice?

Source: Jan Hoffman in The New York Times

Impersonalization Illustrated (4/5)

1959 Manchester Closed Class
Tape 278 -2
Impersonalization Illustrated
By Joel Goldsmith
Part 4 of 5

Now, to begin with, if I hadn’t had these thirty years of proof, you wouldn’t be a bit interested in hearing this. 1,500 more words


The First Flirt With Suicidal Notions

It was a cool October evening with the sun just dancing crimson and gold around the tree line in the woods. I was 12 or maybe 11 or younger –I forget –it was such a long time ago. 734 more words

Mental Health

The Karen Difference

I have gone through a lot of case workers over the years in the mental health system I deal with where I live. It seems like at some point people just sort of came and went quickly and you never had a lasting contact to get to know. 677 more words

Mental Health