Veterinary Training Winchester KY
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Career Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Loss or Grief, Depression, Anxiety or Fears
School: University of Iowa
Year of Graduation: 2003
Years In Practice: 6 Years
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
$120 - $130
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Counselor
Christian Counseling, Relationship Issues, Loss or Grief
School: University of Kentucky
Year of Graduation: 1991
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
$90 - $100
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna
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Monday 7:15 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Animal Microchipping, Declawing, Emergency Veterinary Clinic, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Surgery
Why is Deception So Common?
It has always bothered me when doctors and nurses blandly tell dying human patients that they will be “OK.” I am also bothered when I hear veterinarians and their support staff tell pet owners that their pet is going to be “all right” despite a poor prognosis looming overhead.
We may feel guilty if we take away a person’s hope, but should we lie about reality? Deception is all too common a habit in the human health care field, but should veterinarians also support the false hopes of their clients? Should frank lies come straight from health care professionals who encourage terminal patients to thrash in the gears of the “mindless machinery” of medicine? Is there harm in giving clients the truth about their pet’s actual condition and probable prognosis, at least as a reality check?
If veterinarians follow the pediatrician model, we need to inform the “parents” about their pet’s condition. Are physicians and veterinarians too blunt when they inform us with the statistical prognosis? Is there a more compassionate way to say, “You have six months to live”? How can this difficult information be gently delivered to the family without ripping their hearts out and stomping on their hope?
Deception is commonplace in the human and pet food and supplements industry. We know that 38 percent of the labels in the supplement and nutraceutical industry are not what they claim to be.
In a 2008 University of Chicago medical ethics survey of human oncologists, 73 percent said progno...
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