Life is a rhythm of balance and imbalance, positive and negative, stability and crisis. Life is not just one thing and as therapists, we are not immune to that rhythm.
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.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.Mental Health is a part of being human. The joys and challenges of mind and emotion do not discriminate based on race and ethnicity.
Total wellness involves being the best version of yourself in any given moment. Being the best you in any given moment is not about perfection, it is about showing up in your life and your relationships in a manner that feels healthy for you. Finding the right therapist is one way to support this endeavor.
Talking about suicide does not increase the likelihood that a person will commit suicide. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide, seek help. The National Suicide Lifeline provides free and confidential support 24/7 (800) 273-8255