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I am a mother, partner, and social worker. I lived in DC for 56 years and now live in rural eastern Oregon, known as the high desert Oregon Outback. I provide psychotherapy in a primary care clinic. I knit, crochet, and garden. I worship in a progressive Episcopal parish in a sea of otherwise evangelical Christians. I am bisexual, and do workshops on LGBTQ lives and ways of being.
Area of knowledge and what I know well:
psychotherapy, caregiving, social service systems and how to be an advocate within them, LGBTQ mental health, psychosocial aspects of physical challenges.
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Social worker living in eastern Oregon. I provide psychotherapy in a primary care clinic. I'm bisexual, and do LGBTQ workshops. Very knowledgeable in Caregiving – come find me there!
Certificates/Awards
Master of Social Work 1988
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Hi Kimberly. You do have so much going on. Your husband passed on in January, 2023, right? From your posts, it sounds like you live in Maryland, and you have a therapist. Also, i can just imagine how many appointments you have for medical providers f...
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Hello, everyone. Losing a loved one to suicide is one of the toughest things to recover from. I've worked with clients who've had this experience, and also a client last year who's son was killed intentionally with a gun. I believe that the self-sear...
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And here is a relevant article: https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2020/grief-loss-during-holidays.html  
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HELLO BeatleLoverKT and NicoleW. I'm moved and grateful to you both for connecting, supporting, and sharing your kindness with all of us as well. For BeatleLover, this is a big milestone: 5 years of loss and grief, but also transformation. You are NE...
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Hi Kimberly. You do have so much going on. Your husband passed on in January, 2023, right? From your posts, it sounds like you live in Maryland, and you have a therapist. Also, i can just imagine how many appointments you have for medical providers f...
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Hello, everyone. Losing a loved one to suicide is one of the toughest things to recover from. I've worked with clients who've had this experience, and also a client last year who's son was killed intentionally with a gun. I believe that the self-sear...
JaneCares 10-27-2023 04:28 PM
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And here is a relevant article: https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2020/grief-loss-during-holidays.html  
JaneCares 10-16-2023 07:37 AM
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There's going to be a webinar on this topic in mid November: https://local.aarp.org/aarp-event/virtual-aarp-tx-grief-and-the-holidays-austin-tx-11152023-nsnrpchp3k4.html
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HELLO BeatleLoverKT and NicoleW. I'm moved and grateful to you both for connecting, supporting, and sharing your kindness with all of us as well. For BeatleLover, this is a big milestone: 5 years of loss and grief, but also transformation. You are NE...
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Hi Kimberly. You do have so much going on. Your husband passed on in January, 2023, right? From your posts, it sounds like you live in Maryland, and you have a therapist. Also, i can just imagine how many appointments you have for medical providers f...
JaneCares 11-05-2023 09:24 PM
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Hello, everyone. Losing a loved one to suicide is one of the toughest things to recover from. I've worked with clients who've had this experience, and also a client last year who's son was killed intentionally with a gun. I believe that the self-sear...
JaneCares 10-27-2023 04:28 PM
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And here is a relevant article: https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2020/grief-loss-during-holidays.html  
JaneCares 10-16-2023 07:37 AM
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There's going to be a webinar on this topic in mid November: https://local.aarp.org/aarp-event/virtual-aarp-tx-grief-and-the-holidays-austin-tx-11152023-nsnrpchp3k4.html
JaneCares 10-16-2023 07:36 AM
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HELLO BeatleLoverKT and NicoleW. I'm moved and grateful to you both for connecting, supporting, and sharing your kindness with all of us as well. For BeatleLover, this is a big milestone: 5 years of loss and grief, but also transformation. You are NE...
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