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Hi, I’m Lee. I’m a mother, wife, and marriage & family therapist living in San Diego, CA. I write because I am a creative at heart & I love to share stories, insights, and helpful information about mental health related topics. Truly everything can be tied back to the way we think, feel, and interact with the world around us.

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Do You Know Your Therapist’s Social Media Policy?

Understanding Therapy Consent Forms We continue our series on informed consents for treatment in therapy with the discussion of social media policies. If you want to read more about informed consent for treatment check out our previous blogs here. Over the past few years there has been a significant increase in the amount of therapists…

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What are the Limits to Confidentiality in Therapy?

Understanding Therapy Consent Forms Series Reading over the consent for treatment is such an important step in starting therapy services. We continue our discussion today with the topic of limits to confidentiality in therapy. (Feel free to check out our previous discussions on “No Secrets” policies and the benefits of therapy.) Most of those outside…

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What are the Benefits of Therapy?

Understanding Therapy Consent Forms Series We continue our series on informed consents for treatment in therapy with the discussion of risks & benefits of mental health treatment. There will always be pros and cons in life. “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction”, or so the saying goes. This also applies in…

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What is a “No Secrets” Policy?

Understanding Therapy Consent Forms The first step in starting therapy is always looking over and signing a consent form about the treatment you will be receiving. By nature, most people skim over these documents and go right to the signature line, but do you really know what you are signing off on? These treatment agreements…

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