Mental Health

Therapy Update: Boundaries Within My Family

"Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom." - Amitabh… Continue reading Therapy Update: Boundaries Within My Family

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Mental Health

Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

Highly functional in the realm of mental illness is typically described as someone who has many symptoms of a mental illness or is diagnosed with a mental illness but continues to work and live life in a somewhat "functional" way. When I met my therapist, she described some of the patients that she typically works… Continue reading Highly Functional and Mentally Ill: What You Don’t Understand

Dating/Sex · Mental Health

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Sexual Trauma Survivors

Sexual trauma can be a variety of things. Sexual trauma can occur when you are coerced into sexual relations with someone you know. Sexual trauma can be molestation from a family member at a young age. Sexual trauma can be when a stranger rapes you. Sexual trauma could be when you are fighting with your… Continue reading 5 Things Nobody Tells You About Sexual Trauma Survivors

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“Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health

"Don’t talk about it, pray about it." "You’re gonna pay to talk to somebody? Talk to me for free." "Put it in God's hands." "They don’t need to know all your business, you trying to open a case?!" These are some common responses I’ve heard in my field of mental health with minorities,  specifically within… Continue reading “Put It In God’s Hands” Commentary From Working With The Black Community in Mental Health