therapy

If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth.

I Compulsively Lied To My Shrink Because I Was Afraid Of Boring Her

If therapy meant talking about my feelings, that meant I had no other choice except to dress up the truth. I compulsively lied to my shrink. Read...
Zara Barrie    |   10.25.18   |   SHARE
Minds
You might think you’re not working hard enough and that’s why you can’t find anything to talk about. That isn’t necessarily what is happening here.

What If I Have Nothing To Say In Therapy?

You might think you’re not working hard enough and that’s why you can’t find anything to talk about. That isn’t necessarily what is happening here. Read...
Sarah Fader of The Good Men Project    |   10.24.18   |   SHARE
Minds
The truth was that going to a group therapy session once a week for eight weeks sounded like a nightmare.

Why I’m Glad I Went To Group Therapy, Even Though I Was Terrified

The truth was that going to a group therapy session once a week for eight weeks sounded like a nightmare. In the end, I'm so glad I went! Read...
Gabrielle Sorto    |   09.28.18   |   SHARE
Minds
5. Are you taking care of yourself?

Frequently Asked Questions About My Neurodivergent Kid That Shouldn't Be Asked So Frequently

Every time I complain about the difficulty of parenting, whether the child is neurodivergent or absolutely 100% neurotypical, someone drops in my Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.18   |   SHARE
Families
Photo by Alexa Mazzarello on Unsplash

I’m A Therapist With Mental Illness

The most valuable thing though, being a therapist with mental illness, is that I get it. I know how desperate you feel to change your life. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   06.14.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my therapist.

I Ghosted My Therapist And I Don’t Feel So Bad

I’ll admit it; I, Jennifer Sara Glantz, have ghosted my fair share of guys in New York City. Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my Read...
Jen Glantz    |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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Photo by Japheth Mast on Unsplash

Self-Care Isn't Enough For Caregivers — We Need Support Too

As a therapist, I specialize in families dealing with trauma. My work is hard, so like any good therapist, I engage in self-care. Yet, it's not Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   04.27.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Sometimes mindfulness doesn't always work. So I started doing something different: knitting.

Knitting As A Form Of Therapy

The wonderful thing about knitting is that it combines mindfulness with mindlessness. You have to concentrate, sure, but you can easily lose yourself. Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.23.18   |   SHARE
Minds