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Create a Safe Place for Clients in Therapy

by Angela Stevens on May 18, 2009

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Part of a successful client-patient relationship is to make therapy as successful as possible. That can be hard to do if certain pieces of the puzzle are missing. Regardless of the kind of therapy you provide for clients, they need to feel that they are in a safe environment; even if that safe place is mostly a mental state.

A person’s desire to feel safe in therapy is crucial to the success of the therapy and a natural need.  As a therapist, it is your job to ensure that your clients feel safe and have a safe place to have a therapy session before beginning. Without safety in any therapy session, your client will not be able to work towards a successful recovery. Fortunately, you can help a client feel safe no matter where you are treating them. [continue reading…]



Social Networking in the Travel Healthcare Industry

by Angela Stevens on April 20, 2009

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When you travel from location to location as part of your job, you may start to feel disconnected from those around you. If you’re like me, you want to be connected to something, if for no other reason than to know that other people understand where you’re coming from. Social networking can help you to meet other travel healthcare professionals, both online and in person. [continue reading…]


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How to Become a Pharmacist

by Angela Stevens on April 9, 2009

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Becoming a pharmacist takes a lot of training.  Pharmacy used to be a five-year degree, but it is now a six-year degree.  To be a pharmacist, you must earn your Doctor of Pharmacy degree, or PharmD.  This is a professional degree, not a graduate degree. While pharmacists may be referred to by the title of Doctor, they can dispense drugs but not prescribe them. [continue reading…]