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Starting One Week Ago—Check It Out


The NYS Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (CQC) has been supplanted by the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs.  http://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/ Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of the Justice Center for the Protection … 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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