We know that it's something we should do on a regular basis... But somehow, we still struggle to understand it and apply it to our own lives, consistently.
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
You may be feeling anxious or nervous about your first therapy session, and you may not know what to expect from it. Well, I've got you covered (per usual).
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”.
So what exactly do all those letters behind mental health professionals' names mean? I'm here to HELP!
Want to see a therapist for the first time, but not sure where to start?
The language we use in conversations with others either contributes to the stigma against mental health or contributes to ending the stigma.
A counselor's path to healing