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          Slanders would not be so readily spoken if they were not so readily heard. – King Solomon (loosely translated from Proverbs 25:23) Most of us have worked with one (or more) people who regularly have something awful to say about our mutual coworkers. The office gossip inevitably has a way of causing good, positive, […]

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          The effectiveness of a counselor depends more on the bond they develop with their clients than the depth and breadth of their academic knowledge. -Bryan Truelove At this point in the series you have learned which type of mental health professional is best equipped to help with your situation. You have also learned the […]

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          Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware Below is a short list of the complaints I have heard about people working with counselors. I have also included some tips and questions to help you find the right counselor for you. The counselor: answered the phone during my session checked their email during my session regularly checked […]

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          Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. – Warren Buffett Now that we have a clearer understanding of who does what, let’s go over some more practical information about selecting the professional you will work with. After determining which professional’s skill set meets your needs, the next thing most of us […]

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                    Success depends upon previous preparation . . . – Confucious I FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT FINDING THE RIGHT COUNSELOR IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE COUNSELING PROCESS. OVER THE YEARS I HAVE HEARD A LONG LIST OF NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES PEOPLE HAVE HAD WITH OTHER COUNSELORS AS WELL AS SOME GENERAL MISCONCEPTIONS PEOPLE OFTEN HAVE […]

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A Cherokee tells a story to his grandson- A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. The first wolf represents: fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other wolf stands for: joy, peace, […]

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