Over the years, I've learned how to recognize different types of exhaustion. They were not all the same and therapy helped me learn how to identify as they each needed different solutions. I want to focus on emotional and mental exhaustion. They may sound the same, yet they require different ways to handle them for me. … Continue reading Exhaustion

Me, myself, and my therapist

I had a conversation with a friend recently about this. His therapist is moving and he has to find a new one. This is someone that knows your whole world and helping you navigate it. I had the same therapist from high school until I moved for graduate school. She was there through hospitalizations, graduations, … Continue reading Me, myself, and my therapist

Trust in my supports

I started therapy when I was 13 and it was an horrible experience. I was just released from a psych ward for an suicide attempt, given diagnosis of Clinical Depression, GAD with OCD tendencies, and Bulimia. The outpatient therapist wanted to focus on my fear of snakes and that's it. I switched therapists and got … Continue reading Trust in my supports

No shame

​"Being depressed, autistic or mentally challenged in some way don’t always bring forward the pleasent and appreciated sites of your personality. It can make it difficult til coexist with others and make you seem cold and dismissive; even though this is not the case. Going to therapy helped me figure out how all the implicit … Continue reading No shame