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“Triggered” – Why I Wish People Would Stop Misusing Terms
As a trainee therapist I was often met with negative comments about my “resilience” if I was “triggered” about particular terms – but I don’t think that is fair. As a human being I have thoughts and feelings. Just because I am a therapist, it doesn’t remove that sense of humanity.
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Fight or Flight – What About The Missing 3?
“Fight or Flight” is a well known concept – the idea that we each respond to danger or trauma in a specific way. Something I’ve noticed is that many of us do not know about the final three options: I wanted to discuss a little about my own experiences with this model. Fight We’ve allContinue reading “Fight or Flight – What About The Missing 3?”
Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy was developed in the 1940s by Carl Rogers as an alternative to more psychodynamic modalities. The focus is on the ‘person’ (the client, you) and the relationship between the client and therapist (me).
Encanto: Using Cinema and Media in a Therapeutic Way
When you think about it, movies like Encanto and Inside Out are perfect examples of applying mental health and psychological concepts to a wider demographic. Have you ever tried to articulate with a therapist or professional about your concerns but they looked perplexed? That can be incredibly isolating. Finding a shared language between myself and my clients is probably one of the most important aspects on relationship building.
World Mental Health Day
Today is World Mental Health Day. I suppose it’s natural for me to want to put out a post about it – I’m a trainee therapist with lived experiences of mental illness. I don’t think that mental health is something we should only speak about on one day of the year, but I do thinkContinue reading “World Mental Health Day”
Suicide and Suicidal Ideation
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day – an internationally recognised day to prevent suicide. I don’t like days like this, because it suggests that we should only focus on it for one day – but nonetheless, it is important to do so. I have personal experience with suicide and suicidal ideation. I will only discuss my own story in this post, out of respect of the survivors that I know and their right to privacy.
Taboo: Self Harm and Self Injury
Content/Trigger Warning: Self-Harm/Injury