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Getting Too Close
by Jason Marketti
I don't know how many times I've seen this behavior by therapists in various clinics and facilities I've been in. I call it "helicoptering." It's when the therapist hovers over the client or when the therapist is too close to the acceptable comfort-level Read More...
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Before Therapy
by Jason Marketti
I am asked occasionally what I did before I got into therapy. Often I will make up some James Bond action job with a sprinkle of Nora Roberts romance mixed in for good measure. But then I am asked, "Seriously, what did you really do?" My first paying Read More...
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The Doctor Patient
by Jason Marketti
I have had the pleasure of working with several doctors, some MDs but mostly PhDs. In the early stages of my professional career, I was intimidated by some of them and I'm sure they knew that based on how nervous I appeared to be. Lately though I have Read More...
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My Last Patient
by Jason Marketti
The lights were low and everyone seemed to be in a relaxed state of mind. The patients were not lining up outside the therapy gym clamoring to get seen like they normally do, so I knew something was up. I had seen most of my patients earlier that day Read More...
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Justin Did It
by Jason Marketti
Even though I have introduced myself to patients and families and I wear a name badge that displays my name in bold capital letters, I'm still called by a different name. When people come looking for me and ask where Justin is, I tell them he left early Read More...
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    Jason J. Marketti
    Occupation: Physical Therapist Assistant
    Setting: San Jacinto, CA
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