My journal increased my writing skill, allowed me to express myself without being interrupted (or judged), and otherwise enhanced my insight and creativity.
My prescription for the world when it comes to mental health disorders is this: think of them as illnesses like any other, naturally occurring and worthy of treatment.
Here lives the father discarded, the father unwanted. He sits on his throne made of fiber-foam, watching Japanese action flicks, not waiting for the phone to ring. It won’t.
A successful relationship between a practitioner and their client – whether a life coach or a psychotherapist – is built and developed through rapport, trust…
She removes her glasses. The first session is over and I uncross my legs and depart from the couch. We have no practiced etiquette yet, so we don’t shake hands or anything.
All wanted to be invincible. And all believed that having PTSD somehow meant that they were weak, broken,
Pulled from the depths of her sleep and through the fog of Alzheimer’s she screamed at the top of her lungs and began to say goodbye.