Consent – it’s as simple as tea

0consentThis is possibly my favorite thing on all of YouTube. I show it every semester when I teach. We need to end victim-blaming and increase responsibility to end rape culture. Let’s teach everyone that consent is the only option.

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Speak about your Depression, part 2

0haI told you last week, that I’ve been in a funk. As a mental health counselor, it’s my responsibility to be a good example, to shake off any stigma, and do what needs to be done to get well. That is why I’m sharing this with you, despite being fairly private about my personal life to clients.

These are the things I’m doing Continue reading “Speak about your Depression, part 2”

Speak about your Depression, part 1

0muggleClinical depression is categorized in a number of ways and the ways it effects you may be different from the ways it effects others. There may be no preceding event and no “good reason” for feeling so sad, but you may feel the weight of sadness just the same. It can come on in waves, or suddenly, or gradually – and all of that is perfectly normal.

Our bodies are a delicate balance of chemicals and our brains are connected to our bodies in all of these same ways, so becoming out of balance is not as difficult as we might like to think it is. Continue reading “Speak about your Depression, part 1”

Your Song that Year – an Individual or Group Therapy Exercise

Realms Of The Mind
Design composed of cutout of male head and symbolic elements as a metaphor on the subject of human mind consciousness imagination science and creativity

For individuals to use an act of self-discovery or for therapists to use in a set of group or exploratory-therapy sessions Continue reading “Your Song that Year – an Individual or Group Therapy Exercise”