Tom sat down for his first hour after his initial evaluation.  I asked him, “How are you doing today?”ffffff

Tom responded slowly, “That’s a good question.  I know that we met last week and I’m beginning to understand some of the feelings I’ve had for a really long time.  I also feel that it will take quite a few hours for us to settle my particular issues.  In the meantime, I do feel depressed some of the time. I don’t want to take any medication. I can’t afford it because I don’t have insurance and I can’t handle the frequent side effect of weight gain.  What can I do to feel less depressed while we’re doing this work?  I used to drink alcohol but I don’t want to do that anymore either.”

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