Things I Wish I Could Explain to the People Who Love/Care for Someone with Severe Mental Illness

Hi lovely readers, Happy Tuesday. Things are beginning to return to partial normalcy here in Canada, though of course businesses require that you wear a mask and we still aren't supposed to gather in groups larger than 10. It is hard for me to remember a lot of quarantine, because some of it was very … Continue reading Things I Wish I Could Explain to the People Who Love/Care for Someone with Severe Mental Illness

CBT for Healing from Trauma & Abusive Relationships: Avoiding Reinsertion into Familiar Traumatic Situations, Re-engagement with Abusers, & Self Re-Traumatizing

Hi lovely readers, Happy Saturday! Thank god it’s the weekend - I hope you have time to relax and reflect after a long work/school week. Today I’m going to discuss one of the big issues people with PTSD have as a result of abusive relationships or sexual or emotional trauma resulting from someone who deliberately … Continue reading CBT for Healing from Trauma & Abusive Relationships: Avoiding Reinsertion into Familiar Traumatic Situations, Re-engagement with Abusers, & Self Re-Traumatizing

Mental Illness: Realities, Biggest Misconceptions & Ending Stigma

Hi lovely readers, Happy Friday. It's been a long week - probably one of the longest of my life. I am so happy it's almost the weekend and I hope yours is as restful as I'm hoping to make mine. Today I'm going to talk about mental illness, particularly the more 'severe' varieties, and what … Continue reading Mental Illness: Realities, Biggest Misconceptions & Ending Stigma