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On a Hamster Wheel On a Hamster Wheel Program Transcript FEMALE SPEAKER: I don't know what else to do. My client, Reggie, he's ju\ st not making progress. I look at the treatment goals I set up for him, and I j\ ust don't feel like I'm helping him. You know? I want to be a good therapist, but- - FEMALE SPEAKER: Well you've been working with Reggie for, what, three months now? Tell me more about your interventions. What's going on in yo\ ur sessions with him?

FEMALE SPEAKER: I've given him homework. I've changed his treatment modalities. I've gone back and reestablished rapport with him. Nothing works.

He's just not making progress. I feel like I don't know what I'm doing a\ nymore.

FEMALE SPEAKER: It feels like you're running on a hamster wheel, doesn't\ it?

I've been there with clients like that myself. And we all have. But I think you are making progress. Look how you haven't given up? That's what a good thera\ pist does.

Look, I hear your concerns loud and clear. Now it's time for me to suppo\ rt your efforts. OK?


FEMALE SPEAKER: Good. Then let's talk about some other approaches that you might use. All right with you?


FEMALE SPEAKER: Good. Well, here's an idea. When I've had a client who's\ been a little bit slow in coming along— On a Hamster Wheel Additional Content Att ribution MUSIC:

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