Clinical Intersections

Clinical Intersections blog addresses clinical social work and how it intersects with current world issues. Written by clinicians and staff from Walnut Psychotherapy Center, it is published by The New Social Worker magazine.

Clinical Intersections blog addresses clinical social work and how it intersects with current world issues. Written by clinicians and staff from Walnut Psychotherapy Center, it is published by The New Social Worker magazine.

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I had gender affirming surgery while working in an environment that respects and celebrates this step for me. In disclosing this part of my journey to my clients, I made a decision to enter the therapeutic relationship authentically. Read more

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The more we use the word trauma to describe the sequelae from psychological stressors, the more we lose the nuance around ways trauma can show up and make itself known. These questions and answers clarify differences between grief, trauma, & C-PTSD. Read more

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What does it mean to have bad boundaries and what are good ones? How can I get some and keep them? And why is this so hard? Professional and personal reflections on boundaries and empathy. Read more

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Consider the steps someone goes through to become a client at your organization. At each step, there are ways to ensure that LGBTQ people will have a positive experience. Read more

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Something is wrong. Free yourselves from the idea that you are what is wrong. You, social workers, are the most right thing out there. This is the first entry in the new Clinical Intersections blog. Read more

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