Bizarre, Weird, Quirky Encounters in Psychotherapy
Jere Parker, author "WTF Moments in Psychotherapy" tells your audience.
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Why some encounters would make Darwin re-think his theories about 'The Survival of the Fittest'.
How not to take a urine drug screen at work.
While many substance abuse clients are gifted story-tellers, a few only mouth absurdities.
Your therapist may not be as stable as you are.
Why therapists must have a sense of humor.
The Lady Medusa
The Little Charmer Award.
A lady that reminds you of a refined Southern Belle, if that Southern Belle happened to come from a litter of Tasmanian Devils.
A gentleman with an extra appendage containing fake urine in order to beat an employment drug screen.
The Herbal Medicine Man
A "Pinocchio Award Winner"
The most altruistic, adorable dope smoker in the world.
Whiskey Neat Please
How this creative soul can drink alcoholic beverages and still have both hands free to grab all the shrimp, cheese, fruit and Swedish meatballs available at a Palm Beach Soiree.
Sluggo and Sweetums
A couple of lovebirds that would have been served better therapeutically by Vlad the Impaler or Attila the Hun.
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Jere F. Parker, M.A., L.C.S.W., C.Ht.
Jere F. Parker, M.A., L.C.S.W., L.C.A.C., C.Ht.,
A practicing therapist for thirty years with a counseling psychology masters degree, he is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Addiction Counselor, along with a Nationally Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. He also holds state, national and international certifications in substance abuse counseling and has done extensive work with relationship therapy, anger control, domestic violence and issues of stress and anxiety.
Mr. Parker has staffed for a mental health agency and various hospital mental health programs. Striking out on his own while embracing his entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Parker developed six, state certified offices in Indianapolis.
Mr. Parker has been interviewed several times throughout the years in the Indianapolis morning newspaper, Indianapolis Star, on radio stations including WTLC, WZPL, newscasts for ABC and CBS and on local news channels 6 WTRV and 8 WISH along with a local educational channel.
Mr. Parker has conducted workshops and lectures for business and industry, the legal system and his peers in the health professions.
Mr. Parker has written several self-help books and created several MP3 downloads to guide and encourage people in realizing their goals, all of which can be found on his websites; www.jparkerbooks.com and www.beginsuccessnow.com.