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  •  I guess I'm most interested in knowing (0+ / 0-)

    how this kid got to you.  A parent?

    When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

    by msmacgyver on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 06:42:26 PM PST

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    •  College student having academic difficulties. (2+ / 0-)
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      I was doing my internship at the psych services on campus.  My specialty was learning disabilities.  He had some of those too, but mostly it was emotional/personality.

      Cats are better than therapy, and I'm a therapist.

      by Smoh on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 06:53:22 PM PST

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      •  So he was vaguely aware that (0+ / 0-)

        his academic problems were in some way related to severe psychiatric disorders?

        When someone is impatient and says, "I haven't got all day," I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day? George Carlin

        by msmacgyver on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 07:36:31 PM PST

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        •  No. That came out in the assessment and (1+ / 0-)
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          I helped him see some issues he would like to address.  I had good referrals for him and he did follow up.  I also had permission to give feedback to his parents to impress on them the necessity of treatment.

          Cats are better than therapy, and I'm a therapist.

          by Smoh on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 08:56:49 PM PST

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