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In Treatment

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Michael Thielmann9 months ago
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 Grace9 months 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 Kopp10 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 Phillips10 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...
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Haleigh Keovilay10 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 ...
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...
7 Weeks in Treatment
I realize I did quite a poor job at actually explaining what being in treatment was like; if you read my post from February 26, 2018 then you got a glace at what my first day in treatment was like. My...
Jess Didwaya year ago
Living with Borderline Personality Disorder – Rx Me Good, Part 2
Happy New Year to me. My plate was full. In fact, it was MORE than full—it was overflowing. With my son in kindergarten, me working 6.5 hours a day while being in online college courses, trying to bal...
Sarah Burra year ago
Dealing With Mental Health Issues
Growing up, I always struggled in school. There was never a year where I could just sit back and relax and not have to worry about failing all my classes. I was "diagnosed" with a learning disability ...