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The Lucky Thirteen

By Dr. Larry B. Gelman

  1. We are NOT here to waste your time, energy or money!

  2. We are NOT here to “play games” or engage in psycho-babble!

  3. We are NOT here to guilt, shame or humiliate you!

  4. We are NOT here to go ‘round and round' in circles without positive results for you!

  5. We are NOT here to mistake you for your diagnosis!

  6. We are NOT here to violate your privacy or breach your confidentiality!

  7. We are NOT here to make you feel stupid!

  8. We are NOT here to collude with you to engage in unhealthy, destructive or illegal behavior!

  9. We are NOT here to complexify the simple or to simplify the complex!

  10. We are NOT here to render popular “flavor-of-the-week-month-or-year” services!

  11. We are NOT here to assess, diagnose or treat you in a “vacuum” relative to your life!

  12. We are NOT here to respond to you in a formulaic, non-individualized manner!

  13. We are NOT here to win a popularity contest but rather to make a constructive difference for you!

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