In Treatment

In Treatment

Discovering the ins and outs of treatments and therapies. Join the conversation today.

The Healing of Pain
Truly healing our pain is very simple as a concept but can be extraordinarily challenging in practice. More often than not, we confuse healing pain at the root with temporary symptom relief. As my pre...
Leia Waller9 days ago
Living with BPD
I’ve struggled with my mental health for as long as I can remember. I have always realised that I was “different” from everyone else but couldn’t quite work out why. As a child, I didn’t follow the cr...
Marissa Garner16 days ago
Pain Words Cannot Express
Pain Words Cannot Express “I’m not hungry,” I would say with conviction as I stared at my dinner plate and felt my stomach grumble. This had become my catchphrase when I was a young teenager, and most...
It's Okay to Be in Pain
One of my goals as a counselor has been to do my best to shatter destructive societal belief systems. I can think of no belief stronger and more deeply ingrained in the human psyche than, "It is not o...
Francis Gracea month ago
Therapy Isn't Selfish
Recently, someone boldly announced that therapy was senseless in that it was simply a time where the patient got to talk about themselves for an hour. They went on to imply that this was a selfish act...
Leeann Kopp2 months ago
Mental Health, Alcohol, and Finding Yourself
"Who are you?" "What are your interests?" "What are you good at?" "Where do you see yourself in the future?" All of these questions. At age 23, still unanswered. How do you respond when you haven't kn...
Lily-Rose Phillips2 months ago
To My Therapist
To my therapist, Thank you. Thank you so, so much. I cannot explain how much you've helped me. Do I still have depression? Yes. Do I still have anxiety? Yes. But do I now understand it just a little b...
HK
Haleigh Keovilay2 months ago
Fighting ED
On February 21, 2018 I started a program to take back my life from my eating disorder. I had my ED for about a year without even realizing. I was so down on my body and thought the only way to change ...
Jacqueline DeWitt3 months ago
An OCD Story: It's More Than Just Cleanliness and Counting
It was October 18th, 2016—a Tuesday. I had decided that this would be the day that I was finally going to go and speak with a professional about what had been troubling me since mid-August of that yea...