Star Trek Caregiving – Deanna Troi!

(Hello lovely reader: Trigger Warning – I’m talking about one of the many episodes where Deanna Troi is assaulted) As the Enterprise-D’s ship counselor, Deanna does not do much ‘counseling’ in the early seasons. This is not surprising, since while Roddenberry wanted to make a positive statement about the importance of mental health by having…

Star Trek Caregiving – Odo!

If Benjamin Sisko is the prophet of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, then Odo is its saint. As the head of security for the station, he spends most of his waking hours watching, studying, and guarding. He is iconic in his stance high above the Promenade, waiting to spring into action, the ultimate helicopter caretaker…