Therapy Note: Therapy

Therapy Note:  Therapy

A person can attend therapy whenever they want to work on themselves. As soon as you do not feel “like yourself” or if you have things that you would like to process are enough reasons to check in with a mental health professional. Just like going in for an annual physical check-up, it is a good idea to check-up in terms of mental health as well.

Gaslighting

Gaslighting

Gaslighting occurs when one person dismisses, devalues or even contradicts another person’s experience. The person experiencing it questions their own perception, memory and in some instances sanity. This goes beyond miscommunication or having different perceptions of a situation which is not uncommon even in healthy relationships.

What Happens To Therapists Who Listen To Trauma All Day (Article by Stephanie Barnes)

What Happens To Therapists Who Listen To Trauma All Day (Article by Stephanie Barnes)

“It is important to know that vicarious trauma is not an immediate response but is cumulative and can be an ongoing process from hearing and caring for those who have experienced traumatic events,” Ward said.

I had the wonderful opportunity to share some insight with Stephanie Barnes. You can read the full article here “What Happens to Therapists Who Listen To Trauma All Day”