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When Therapists Get Together to Talk About Our Patients

Talking to colleagues helps us reexamine not just our patients, but ourselves in relation to our patients

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It’s Friday afternoon in my colleague Maxine’s office and, along with four fellow therapists, I’m talking about a patient I can’t seem to help.




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Lori Gottlieb

Lori Gottlieb

New York Times bestselling author of MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO SOMEONE: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. www.lorigottlieb.com

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