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Posted in Mental Health Therapy

How DBT Diary Cards Help My Mental Health

When I first started DBT-informed treatment nearly three years ago, the therapist I saw didn’t utilize diary cards. When I started seeing a new therapist, I was…

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What Is EFT Tapping & How Does It Work?

Stress is a common part of most of our lives right now. We don’t all have to live with anxiety and fear, though. In fact,…

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Posted in Mental Health Parenting

How I Told My Daughter About Mental Illness

Over the past two years, I have been admitted to my local psychiatric hospital four times, attended an intensive outpatient program for four months, plowed…

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6 Lessons From My Inpatient Hospitalization

I first walked through the doors of my local psychiatric hospital over two years ago. I felt so terrified that I could barely speak. Somehow…

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How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

I have a very serious confession to make: I have tried to die by suicide. I have made 3 attempts; my first being at age…

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