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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…

Help new moms

How Can We Support Depressed Moms in Asking for Help? by Lita Simanis November 15, 2017 for the PSI Blog “If I tell someone how I feel, they might take my baby away from me.” “I shouldn’t be feeling like this. I’ve always wanted to have a baby.” “My doctor will just give me anti-depressant…

A Therapist’s Story (Part 2): My Battle with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

A Therapist’s Story (Part 2): My Battle with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety by Thai-An Truong, LPC, LADC for the PSI Blog November 2, 2017 My name is Thai-An. I am a therapist and a mother, and this is part 2 of the ups and downs of my motherhood journey. You can read part 1 about…