A Genetic Counselor’s Journey from Provider to Patient: A Mother’s Story

@article{2008AGC,
  title={A Genetic Counselor’s Journey from Provider to Patient: A Mother’s Story},
  author={},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={412-418}
}
As genetic counselors, we frequently offer support and information while shielding ourselves emotionally from the heartbreaking situations faced by our patients. To experience such circumstances firsthand changes our perspective on the world, ourselves, our relationships, and, inevitably, our role as genetic counselors. No one asks to be in the position of having to make a decision about one’s pregnancy, but such experiences may help us, as a profession, reflect on and improve our counseling… CONTINUE READING