Interview with Felicia Nubivn, LMSW: Butterfly Gardens and Telehealth

Felicia Nubivn is a social worker, researcher, and advocate for social justice. We connected over Twitter, and she shared that she had been using a butterfly garden in telehealth sessions. Since I’m always looking for more telehealth ideas, I reached out, and Felicia was kind enough to take time to talk with me about herContinue reading “Interview with Felicia Nubivn, LMSW: Butterfly Gardens and Telehealth”

Interview with Dr. Stacey Freedenthal, LCSW, Author

Content Warning: This article talks about suicide and suicide prevention in general terms. I would like to start off by thanking Stacey for her patience with me. We met a while ago, and I have not been able to make the time to actually write this up until now. Stacey is a social worker andContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Stacey Freedenthal, LCSW, Author”

Ap Review: Combined Minds

I previously wrote about Calm Harm, an ap designed to help people through urges to self-harm and teach mindfulness and coping skills. The creators of Calm Harm have created another ap called Combined Minds, which aims to offer support to people who care for someone with a mental illness. Lots of aps exist to helpContinue reading “Ap Review: Combined Minds”

Dare App Review

While no app can replace therapy, there are some great options to learn more about mental health. Dare has an option for a paid upgrade, but the free version is fantastic. Choose what you are struggling with, and you are presented with education about each topic presented by a soothing voice. You can choose howContinue reading “Dare App Review”

Telewhat? Guest Blog by Taylor Harman, MA, LPCC

Taylor Harman, MA, LPCC, and I connected over Twitter (God I love Twitter). She’s a therapist and blogger who writes specifically about provider mental health and burnout. This is such an important topic all the time, but especially in the last year when need for services is up and working from home has blurred ourContinue reading “Telewhat? Guest Blog by Taylor Harman, MA, LPCC”

Interview with Jade Miller, Peer Support Worker

If you have been following my blog, you know I have been interviewing therapist authors to bring you more perspectives on mental health and more resources. Today I am sharing an interview with someone who is not a therapist. Jade Miller does peer support and shares her journey living with Dissociative Identity Disorder, and sheContinue reading “Interview with Jade Miller, Peer Support Worker”

Interview with Dr. Deborah Serani, Psychologist and Author

I connected with Dr. Deborah Serani on Twitter, and she was kind enough to answer some questions about her clinical work and her writing. She has some great books about depression as well as books for kids, and you can find her books on Amazon! To start off, tell me a bit about your professionalContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Deborah Serani, Psychologist and Author”

EAPs and Mental Health

I’ve started a series answering questions on the cost of mental health. I firmly and passionately believe that every single person has a right to mental health care that fits their individual needs and is affordable, AND ALSO therapists and other mental health professionals deserve to be paid appropriately for their time. I spoke beforeContinue reading “EAPs and Mental Health”

Thinking Outside the Box for Therapy

Karen Caldwell is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and International Psychometric Evaluator who provides mental health services as well as resources on her website, mentalbliss.org. She was kind enough to offer to share her writing with me. KC is raising money to provide free therapy sessions, and you can donate here! This postContinue reading “Thinking Outside the Box for Therapy”