My Healing Journey
Blog and journal entries, resources, articles, poetry, and art related to my healing journey as a mental health consumer and a counsellor.
Latest from the Blog
EMDR Therapy Results
I have been doing EMDR therapy now for close to one year. I remember when I started looking for a therapist sometime a year ago. I was really nervous but luckily, I had been doing the training for EMDR to become a practitioner so I had already tried it a couple of times. I did…
When the darkness comes
When the darkness comes…. I hope that you will see, the beauty that is still inside of me. I’ll gather my troops to begin the war. It’s not like I haven’t been here before. My toolbox open and my weapons strewn on the floor. I’m using every coping mechanism I have learned before. I will…
Trigger warning: This blog post discusses suicide and experiences of attempted suicide (not including a lot of details).
What does it mean to be a suicide survivor? How has this helped me in the mental health field? I will never forget the day I woke up in the hospital after my attempt. It was horrifying. I knew right away what had happened and how I attempted to change the trajectory of my life…
No one can tell you how your healing journey should go. It's your journey and your healing. Never forget the power of deciding for yourself.