Coming to the end of my group therapy course (DBT), I had convinced myself that I was getting better. I felt that I had reached a few milestones in my recovery. My social anxiety was going down a few notches and I was practicing the mindfulness techniques that
I had the wonderful pleasure of recording a podcast with my dear friend, Sangeeta. Her blog- Kids Are Gifts is an inspirational legacy to her son who tragically took his own life in 2014. She writes beautiful posts daily about her own mental health experiences, nostalgic family memories
Having just started Group DBT Therapy, naturally I have spent a lot of time reflecting on how my life has changed so dramatically over the last 12 months
Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s focus has been on answering whether we are surviving or thriving. I think that this is a question that we all need to ask ourselves.
1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. I couldn’t possibly be one of these statistics. I just wouldn’t accept it. However, last October I received the confirmation that I had feared for many years…I had a mental illness. After many assessments, appointments with various health professionals and […]