Myriad Stories

After finishing my first intake session with my first patient, and after writing up a snapshot of her life story and what brought her to my couch on this late summer afternoon, and after taking my first stab at diagnosis and conceptualization, and after scheduling her for recurring sessions on Wednesday mornings, I walked out of the clinic and was struck with the sudden realization of just how many amazing and painful and transformative stories I am going to hear, just how many lives I am going to play a small but vital role in during the little time I have here on earth, in this chosen profession of mine.

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"There is all this untouched beauty, the light, the dark, both running through me." -Over The Rhine
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