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A Simple Gesture & Beautiful Story about Building a Therapeutic Relationship!

  You never know when you’re going to hear a remarkable story about a healthcare professional who is practicing and teaching inspiring ways to do our work!  Such is the case of former nurse now doctor,  Anne O’Connor , MD an OB-GYN … Continue reading

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Using Status Behaviors Wisely as Clinicians

There is a fascinating discussion about status and human behavior in Keith Johnstone’s seminal book for actors, “Impro“.  He maintains that vying for high or low status positions in our relationships is going on constantly and that as audience members … Continue reading

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