The Quiet Woman

Part 1: Connection

Sunday, April 8, 2012

I met a new client this week. She didn’t come to me through the usual route by scheduling an appointment, having her insurance verified, or through referral from the managed care company. She came to see me because someone had told her I would help her find housing. When she came into the clinic asking to see me last week, our clinic administrator was confused — this wasn’t the way new clients came in. I spoke to the woman briefly and asked her to come back to see me at…

Bebe Smith

Humanist. Social worker. Feminist. Working for humane mental health.

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