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Interpersonal Relationships; working with clients and professionals

Practitioner/client/veterinarian relationships can be challenging at times. This webinar will begin by defining the nature of relationships, conduct a brief overview of different types of relationships and the role of boundaries. The webinar will review why conflict emerges within relationships, and strategies to resolve it. Concrete communication techniques will be identified that can be used by participants to assist in the development and management of relationships.

Randall Fisher, LICSW

Over the course of his career, Randy has been engaged in a variety of roles in both social service and behavioral health programs. Since 1984 Randy has maintained a private psychotherapy practice, and while head of Behavioral Health Services for the Hilltown Community Health Centers, he spearheaded the development of  integrated behavioral health strategies in the primary care setting. Randy has also provided organizational consulting with a focus on the relationship of finance to clinical services and team building.  Teaching at the bachelors and graduate levels, he also provided supervision for graduate internships and residencies. In the late 1990’s Randy was named the director of a battered women’s shelter where he wrote a manual based on parenting children who have witnessed violence. More recently, in collaboration with Dr. Anthony Siracusa, Randy helped to develop and write, “Your Psychotherapy Companion”, published through Outskirts Publishing.  Randy received his graduate training at State University of New York, Albany.