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Re: What to do w/T that falls asleep DAisym

Posted by Lonely on March 14, 2008, at 1:11:00

In reply to Re: What to do w/T that falls asleep Lonely, posted by DAisym on March 4, 2008, at 19:55:03

The last couple times he's been more alert so I haven't said anything yet. As far as honesty is concerned ... well, that brings up some interesting issues. I have told him what I find upsetting about him and his attitudes in the past only to find my sessions shortened and the cold shoulder.

And that brings up an interesting issue too ... how much responsibility do we have to our T's? And in what way?

> Tell yourself you are helping all his patients, not just yourself and don't wait any longer. It was bad enough for you to post about so it is time to address it!
> Can you try: "I have something that is hard for me to say because I don't want to be impolite or hurt your feelings but you seem to have a hard time staying awake during my sessions. I'm trying hard to not assume that I bore you - but I'm not really sure what to think. I'd like to know what is happening and how we can make it stop."
> You job in therapy is to be honest about what is on your mind. Go for it.




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