One of my children really liked to make messes when she was small. You take a kid who is curious, who is sensory seeking and who is creative and you get a lot of messes. (Many of you are nodding and sighing and wringing out a sponge ready to clean up your own child’s brand new mess.) This child of mine used to find new ways to use things in weird ways that cause messes. This is how I dealt with it.
Creating our families is a journey that starts with the idea of what (and who) makes up a family and continues for the rest of our lives.
You’re invited to join Eve Hermann, LMT, at her annual Presence in Transition: The second Deep-Winter Day Retreat for Women at Spring Hollow Lodge in Westerville, OH on January 13th from 10am to 3:30pm. Join a circle of women at Columbus Metro Parks’ most welcoming lodge. “Our appointment with life takes place in the present moment. And the venue is …
“Pia could see herself standing in front of the class holding the [self-portrait] upside down. How foolish she had felt! Then she remembered Mrs. Lavelle pointing out the negative space behind her hair. It made her think of her father, the part of her life that was not here, but still defined her.”
I thought I’d tell you about how I write clinical case notes because it’s the kind of thing was interested in before I became a counselor and I still like learning how other people write their own notes.