Tag Archives: therapy

According to Therapists: Looking for a Friend

Don’t pick a therapist because you like them as a person. Instead, choose a therapist based on their credentials, expertise, experience with certain issues you may be facing, and overall effectiveness. “Choosing a therapist you’d like to be friends with … Continue reading

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According to Therapists: Not Being Direct With Your Therapist

Your therapist is there for you. If something doesn’t make sense or feels off, be upfront and tell them. “You won’t hurt our feelings,” “You can say, ‘This isn’t working for me,’ ‘I need you to be more challenging,’ or, ‘I’d … Continue reading

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Healthy Realationship

You’ve been open about therapy being part of your life. Are you still working with a therapist? Yes. When you have trauma, eventually it needs to be reprocessed. What I’m working on with my therapist now is building up my … Continue reading

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Helping Hand

When I was struggling with my mental health, it was difficult to find a therapist. If it was hard for me — someone who has the means — I knew it was a huge problem in the Black community,” she … Continue reading

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Mental Health

I have been struggling with self-harm for several years now. Every time I get explosively angry, I end up attacking myself (usually by scratching the insides of my arms, or my face/lips with my nails or some other sharp object). … Continue reading

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