Game On!

Jacobs, Barry J.
May 2010
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;May/Jun2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p38
The article offers the author's insight on how sports influenced his career as a psychotherapist. He states that in basketball, he learned about trust, relationships and teamwork. He says that being in sports helped him deal with problems with clients. He also presents his experiences with male clients and how he treated them with the basis of being a man himself.


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