What I’ve Learned From Having A Mental Illness

What I’ve Learned From Having A Mental Illness

Last night, I spoke, along with ten others, about mental illness. Not in a, “Oh, that might happen to someone you love” type way. Nor was I using my professional status as a psychologist to discuss symptoms and treatment. It was the “This Is My...
What It Takes To Be Real: This Is “My” Brave

What It Takes To Be Real: This Is “My” Brave

Last weekend, I cried. I don’t cry much. When I do, it’s often because I’m hearing someone else’s pure pain and sorrow. That happens a fair amount when you’re a therapist. I may not allow the tears to break from behind my eyelids, but...
Revealing The Real Faces Of Mental Illness. This Is My Brave

Revealing The Real Faces Of Mental Illness. This Is My Brave

No one knows Emily. They think they do. They know she’s traveling up the ladder at work, earning a promotion last month. They know she’s an extremely loyal friend, and always has time for everyone who needs it. They know she’s fun, ready to go...