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Friday, March 20, 2009

Who Are You?

When I ask clients to tell me about themselves, I usually get a speech about what type of work they do. When I ask the question again and ask them to tell me something else about themselves, I get a family history. After the third time, I say to them that I’m asking them to tell me who they are without giving me a job description or a family history. I know it can be difficult to separate what we “do” from who we are, but I think it’s extremely important that we learn to do so. What happens if you lose your job or you divorce? Will you cease to be whom you described? Of course not, but if your self-identity is tied to a position or another person, you may feel that way. Redefine who you are so that the next time someone asks who you are, you’ll have a great answer.

Dr. D. Clutter™

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I am Dr. Darnita L. Payden, Executive Director/Owner of Dr. DClutter™ Life Management, a division of PreciousOnes™ LLC. I have a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and over 20 years of experience working to help clients discover their strengths and talents. Having worked as a therapist, college professor, grief specialist and trainer, I have encountered in my journey many of the issues my clients may face. I have a sincere desire to help you find clarity, organization and independence in your life and environments. I know that life can be hectic, but I desire to help my clients bring as much order, peace and enjoyment back into their lives as is possible. What separates me from the norm? I focus on the client from a holistic perspective. I realize that most people desire a functional and an organized life, but may simply need support, understanding and information about why they have the habits or tendencies that have led to disorganization. I do not perform “quick fixes” or provide “one-size-fits-all” guidance, but I strive to provide strategies to my clients that will be life changing and useful for a lifetime. Dr. DClutter™ is a name well earned!!

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