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Re: Sudden termination initiated by therapist

Posted by Maria01 on July 4, 2007, at 21:19:44

In reply to Re: Sudden termination initiated by therapist Maria01, posted by sunnydays on July 4, 2007, at 21:11:49

> I think that talking with her supervisor without even warning your T that you were going to probably had a lot to do with that. It's important to be assertive and protect your rights, but perhaps your T felt attacked and like you were going behind her back without talking to her. I personally think that things might have gone better had you talked to her about the comment before going to her supervisor. I'm not sure why you felt you couldn't speak to her about it and had to go to a supervisor? People don't like to feel like they're getting in trouble, so my guess is that was part of her reaction.
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> I'm sorry you're hurting. Do some research and find a new T you think you can work with. But be aware that people are human. They make mistakes and sometimes we have to address those with the person and not go to someone else without trying to work things out first. It's like if I made a mistake at my job - I wouldn't want a coworker going to my boss without talking to me first to see my take on the situation.
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> There are other people this has happened to. It doesn't mean you're crazy. Good luck in looking for a new T.
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> sunnydays


HI Sunnydays...
I forgot to mention that I had tried to address it with her first, previously...I would love the chance to sit down with her again, but that door is closed...


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