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Unformatted text preview: Brittani Richter Case Study 2 Case Study Worksheet for Gertrude Client Information (paragraph form) • Age: 26 • Gender: Female • Ethnicity: African American • Occupation: Sales Associate for an Insurance Company • Marital Status: Married for 13 months Presenting Problems (s) (paragraph form) • Current problems: Gertrude’s presenting problem is that she is constantly feeling tired and fatigued regardless of how much sleep she got the night before, causing problems at work. She is constantly worried about the future, whether or not she will be able to handle everything, that it has caused a strain on her marriage and on the idea of reaching her goals. • History of problems: Gertrude has faced problems with depression and anxiety in the past around age 14- 17 and now currently. She took medicine and had family support. Her depression left her around time of graduating because she was ready to start over and felt she would no longer have to isolate herself from people because there would be no such things as “cliques” in college Symptoms : • Cognitive: Always feeling tired and fatigued, thoughts of being worthless, and worried about future and if she will succeed....
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