"Chronic suicidal ideation takes so many forms. It can be fantasizing about passing during sleep, developing a terminal disease, dying in a tragic accident. Or it’s background noise, a staticky station whispering taunts you can almost, but never entirely, tune out." Anna Borges
16+ Things Counselling Can Help You With
People come to counseling for all kinds of reasons. There is no wrong reason to talk to a counsellor, here are some issues that counselling can be particularly helpful with.
On Finding the Right Therapist for You
...if you don't like your therapist, and/or you think your therapist doesn't like you, you are not likely to experience the changes your are hoping for.
5 Things Your Anger Can Help you pay Attention to
As adults, many of us fear our anger. We are used to avoiding it, hiding it away and then when it gets out, it feels too big to handle and causes damage in our lives.
The Borderline Therapist
Dr. Slater reveals that she, herself, had been a patient in this same hospital, five times.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) – The New Hysteria
The problem with the way the diagnosis of BPD is being applied, is that, the individuals’ experience of trauma is often minimized or ignored.
When YOU are the Volcano – 7 Ways to Care for Yourself
Sometimes we get to a point where we risk losing relationships and potentially our own health, freedom, or life, as a result of things that we’ve said or done.
7 Ways to Love a Volcano
If you love someone who seems to be randomly explosive, it can feel like you’re loving volcano.
Mental Illness & Diagnosis – Saving Normal
Our society has become increasingly perfectionistic, with less and less tolerance for anything considered less than perfect or ‘outside of the narrowing range of normal.’
Mental Illness – A Relationship Story
Counselling can also help you to build a healthier relationships with anxiety and depression or sadness, as each may be useful at various points in your life, and each may be destructive at other times.