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I have a Skype therapy session every Wednesday - team lead suddenly wants to know what I'm doing that hour - how do I explain without giving it away? :(

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Op - I mean this with love. Is it possible for you to reschedule this to a Friday? Stepping out in the middle of a workday when you're possibly at the client does look sketch. If it's not absolutely pertinent to have it on Wednesday, I would suggest you look in to moving it to a Friday.

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None of team's business. Either call it personal and leave it at that or if really pressured, discuss with team leader.

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No. Fuck that. Your mental well being is #1. Explain it you have to otherwise say that it is an ongoing doctor appointment that is important for maintenaining your health

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Personal call.

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Say it's personal appointment and if they have an issue with it to address HR. You don't have to reveal the details of a mental health appointment with your team.

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Say "I've got a call I can't reschedule. What did you need?"

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Where did you find a Skype therapist? Genuinely interested

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@P2 I went on PsychologyToday.com - they have a filter option for virtual therapy 😄

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Thanks guys. This team really sucks - gets all up in my business and really loves to big brother everyone. I'm not sure they'll accept "it's personal," but I'll stick to my guns

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You, don't. That's HIPAA info. But it is personal work and you should try to do it outside of office hours. If you can't, you can't, but you should try.

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Consider having it outside of working hours if possible or when you won't be having the team/client needing you

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What about doing after biz hours? My mom is a therapist and she sees 95% of her patients after 5 precisely because people need to work.

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Appt or personal

It's personal.

@K1 this is a M-F project :(

@P4 I LOVE my therapist but she only works 9-5, M-F ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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