ALL I BRING IS MYSELF:
Reflections on the Art of Psychotherapy
Peg Elliott Mayo
DEDICATED THANKS TO
Those who have dared to share their secrets, lives, skills, fears, joys, spirituality, courage, trust and hope with me.
David Feinstein, Donna Eden, Don Pauls, Jill Current and Jerry Campbell without whom there would be no book.
Maggie O'Neill is the meticulous, patient and tactful copyeditor I have needed forever. Any typos or misspellings are mine, done after she'd done her magic.
Names, locations and other identifying details throughout this book have been changed to protect privacy. Some are composites of real individuals. Every event mentioned occurred, though only two of the encounters occurred after 1979, when I left San Diego County Mental Health. I have used my copious personal journal entries and, in several instances, tape recordings to support the ideas and reactions recounted. I have been scrupulous to protect the identity of those who trusted me with their secrets so none will feel betrayed.
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