Tag Archives: money

Beginning the Weekend


So the woman who was to start next week as my aide called this afternoon to say she won’t be coming to work. Something about her grandson having to go to summer school, and her son bringing him to her … Continue reading

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A Reply to Catherine


(From Facebook)  Anne C Woodlen:  Nastiness I learned today: When people with chronic mental health problems become old and sick and need Assisted Living Programs or a Skilled Nursing Facility, they have trouble getting a placement. It is because elder … Continue reading

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You, Me and the Money


“I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there,” Romney told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien.  I’d like to tell Soledad a few things myself.  I’m poor and I don’t see any safety net. Here’s the reality of … Continue reading

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You Come First—Really


You are the most important element in the psychotherapeutic relationship.  You—not the money, not the agency and not the therapist.  They all exist to help you, and if they don’t know that then you shouldn’t go to that person or … Continue reading

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