Mental Health & Wellness

What Happens When You Call the National Suicide Hotline | From a Former Volunteer

Whenever people are in an active crisis or considering taking their own lives, it is commonly recommended that they call the National Suicide Hotline for immediate emotional support.  However, many people are afraid to utilize the Suicide Hotline as a resource, either out of fear of the unknown (i.e., "What will happen when I call?") or… Continue reading What Happens When You Call the National Suicide Hotline | From a Former Volunteer

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I’m a Therapist, NOT a “Healer”.

I've seen a number of fellow therapists/counselors call themselves "healers", and it never sat well with me for some odd reason. I could never bring myself to identify as one who "heals" people who seek therapy. heal·er ˈhēlər/ 1. a person who claims to be able to cure a disease of injury using special powers 2.… Continue reading I’m a Therapist, NOT a “Healer”.