therapy

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
Minds
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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
The author and her husband.

I’m Not The Person My Husband Married

This is not the person my husband married. We're all a little crazy. We're all trying. Tomorrow we will not be the people we are today. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
If you do decide to tell your partner that you want to see a therapist, you might feel more comfortable if you have back up plan.

How To Tell Your Partner That You Want To See A Therapist   

Deciding to tell your partner that you want to see a therapist can be scary. And sometimes it's even a good idea to see someone together! Read...
Jen Glantz    |   01.9.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I Am The Crisis Friend.

Comfort In Chaos: I Am The Crisis Friend

I don’t know what “normal” is — that is to be not in crisis — because I never knew normal, to begin with. I am the crisis friend. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.30.17   |   SHARE
Minds