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#158204 - 05/25/07 04:49 PM Re: Seeing the same therapist [Re: Ken Singer, LCSW]
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WW,

Note that Ken would not see a survivor's partner except at the survivor's request and even then he would not see the partner individually. As a survivor in therapy myself I can see how important this is. I need to have 100% confidence in my T, and it would be difficult to maintain that if I knew that later that week she would be seeing my wife to give her tips on how to help me.

I think this really would put the therapist in a difficult position and would surely have to complicate the task of getting the survivor to speak frankly and openly about how he feels.

Much love,
Larry

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Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
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#159128 - 05/30/07 07:58 PM Re: Seeing the same therapist [Re: roadrunner]
weepywife Offline
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Thank you for all of your responses. I decided not to go see my husband's T. Your input is appreciated.


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