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A Therapist’s Story (Part IV): How I Turned My Pain into my Counseling Practice

A Therapist’s Story (Part IV): How I Turned My Pain into my Counseling Practice by Thai-An Truong for the PSI Blog January 16, 2018 In my last blog, I talked about the steps I took that brought me out of the darkness and towards recovery. Below I will talk about the last steps in my…

Anxiety: My Manifestation

Anxiety: My Manifestation By M. J. Golias January 5, 2018 For Postpartum Support International Blog “I’m afraid. What if the power goes out and the A/C stops working?” I said to the older woman in the hair salon as I patted my freshly blown-out hair with my left hand while my right stroked my eight…

Dear Depression — A PSI Blog Post

Dear Depression By Jennifer Smith for the Postpartum Support International Blog December 11, 2017 “Dear Depression” appeared first in Jennifer’s blog, heretobehuman.com Dear depression: Thank you. I love you. Please forgive me. You came and visited me today and I cannot thank you enough for stopping by. You taught me an invaluable life changing lesson that…

How I Overcame Postpartum Depression

A Therapist’s Story (Part III): How I Overcame Postpartum Depression By Thai-An Truong November 30, 2017 for the Postpartum Support International Blog Despite being pretty pessimistic and hopeless that anything could help me, I started to force myself to try anything because I was desperate to feel like myself again. Whatever I tried, I often…

Letting Go of My OCD

The One Thing I Needed in Order to Let Go of My OCD by Chelsea Elker November 21, 2017 This blog previously appeared in The Mighty and Chelsea’s blog, Delicate Change My OCD. My mental illness. My disorder. My greatest enemy. My constant companion. How could I let go of the thoughts? They were dangerous, out…