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Blog and journal entries, resources, articles, poetry, and art related to my healing journey as a mental health consumer and a counsellor.

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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 … Continue reading EMDR Therapy Results

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 … Continue reading When the darkness comes

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 … Continue reading Trigger warning: This blog post discusses suicide and experiences of attempted suicide (not including a lot of details).

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.