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Dexter the Therapist Dog

Posted by Sabrina Marie Hadeed, MA, LPC, NCC Assistant Clinical Director & Therapist on February 16, 2016 | 6 comment(s)

Imagine a girl who struggles to connect with others. Imagine this girl afraid and angry. Imagine her longing to be understood but finding it hard to trust. Then picture this girl in a primitive central Oregon desert wilderness therapy program, trying desperately to cling to her defenses. She is hiding in her sleeping bag, curled up like a caterpillar in a cocoon. She is refusing to come out. Field staff and peers in her group have all tried to encourage her out of her cocoon sleeping bag, with no success.

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