Category Archives: Medi-Cal

Sunshine

I was hoping to sit by the bank of windows, their light murky and scattered by years of grime. Ceiling tiles overhead have been removed to reveal years of dry, and maybe, wet rot. A spare classroom. Used for students … Continue reading

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Silence

I’m thinking about silence itself as an object/presence recently. Immediately in my reaction field is a post I was reading from another blogger here on WP. In my work as a child and adolescent therapist to some of the poorer … Continue reading

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Dang, I was assigned one heck of an interesting case this week. I’ll tell you all about it when I’m dead. Mums the word & ethics code & law.

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Flickering shadows

Some weeks I drag my feet toward my late afternoon/early evening clients for several reasons (i.e. diagnosis, family negating course of treatment, complexity), and yesterday I was actually looking forward to my afternoon cases for these same reasons. I can … Continue reading

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"It sounds like social work."

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