Working with clients,
I can't help but notice how personal plans are both helped, and
sometimes, hindered, by cultural artifacts (norms, folkways, values,
Moving closer to the holidays,
we will find ourselves with family, friends, and others, all eagerly
sharing what's gone on in the months leading to these year-end
festivities. Also shared sometimes, one’s take on the choices, and
actual life trajectory, of the celebrants.
one's behavior up to now has been a satisfying blend of culturally
accepted features/artifacts, and presented in an accurate, internally
consistent way, this relational interaction is safe and satisfying. But
if such a blend is not possible and one's sense of self is sacrificed to
meet real or imagined cultural expectations, safe connection may be
sabotaged, making this a year-end round-up strictly for the
choice of acceptable compromise has been made easier for me since being
on the board of IE-CAMFT. Being a part of IE-CAMFT has helped me to
value who I am and how best to show myself to others who matter to me.
And the CEU opportunities offered by IE-CAMFT leave me with the courage
to openly reveal myself to others, allowing me to feel both present and
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Ezekiel Moseley, Amanda Barnes, Valerie Smith, and Mark Naftzger
Thank You for Renewing
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