Charmaine PerryCharmaine Perry

Charmaine Perry is a counselor who works mostly with adults and couples in central New Jersey. Her passion is mental health and writing and finding ways to incorporate these two fields to advocate for mental health services for African and Caribbean Americans. 

 

  • Our Mind-sets and their Impacts

    May 03, 2017
    Conducting therapy takes a great deal out of us. We carry our personalities and traits into our sessions where we know it or not. Regardless of theoretical orientation, our personalities factor into the way we conduct therapy.
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  • The Importance of the Mind

    Apr 24, 2017
    Recently, while doing some research, I came across a couple of articles with celebrities who spoke out about the various mental health issues they have had or are struggling with. Celebrities have been more vocal about mental health and the stigmas associated with them.
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  • The Value of Empathy

    Apr 19, 2017
    Whenever I watch or read the news nowadays, I am left feeling like there is not much empathy left in this world. Every now and again, a positive story is mixed with the ever-negative news, but for the most part, it is mostly all the things wrong in the world.
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  • Pride and Therapy

    Apr 11, 2017
    I had a parent who cancelled services for a client and I must say that I was very concerned. I wasn’t concerned because of pride – because services were cancelled with me, specifically – or because the parent just didn’t want services, it was because I recognized that the client would not get the help that they needed.
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  • The Value of Supervision

    Mar 28, 2017
    I have never considered becoming an approved clinical supervisor until working on my postgraduate clinical hours. I have recognized the importance of supervision to our profession from the experiences I have gained through internship and postgraduate work.
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