Note to reader: I am using this space and place to post parts of a new slip-fiction novel series I am working on, Left Brain Right, the story of a young girl who hears voices. Left-Brain excerpts will be from her care-takers’ point of view, while right-brain excerpts will describe how she sees the situation. I will not be posting the whole story, but I will be posting practical tips when dealing with someone, or one’s own self, as they are going through traumatic, or not so traumatic, experiences.

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How today’s story excerpt can help you:

Theme: Sometimes we just need someone to day, “I get you.” “I’ve been where you are.”

In today’s story excerpt, Michelle’s doctor will be introducing a room mate in hopes that Michelle will be better able to relate, and/or communicate, with a peer.

Story Excerpt: (left side)

Progress Report: September 5th Compiled by Dr. Wong

Report of recent symptoms/behaviors:

Staff members reported that Michelle spent most of the day in bed. When I went in to check on her, she was in a chair, wrapped in a blanket, staring out the window. She was unresponsive to verbal prompts. A roommate will be introduced later this afternoon. Perhaps she’ll be more responsive with a peer. She earned 0% on her DBR card today.

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