Rejected by a Therapist. Me too. My therapist handballed me to someone else. Then THEY rejected me too. Good afternoon. My name is Rebecca and I am officially a mental health reject. It is true. It can happen quite a bit and I rarely hear it discussed. You’ve been through the whole “I have […]
“You look great” are words that make a person with high functioning depression want to scream. But they won’t – because they have high functioning depression and have usually been so indoctrinated to keep appearances “nice” that they wouldn’t even know how to make a fuss if they wanted to. Growing up in a […]
My meditation practice began, formally, when I was about 14 and I stumbled onto it myself. I was always a bit airy, fairy, woozy, doozy so I was reading some books on Spirituality and found a type I could do. In hindsight, a very lucky little camper. I do think that sitting high […]
Co-parenting with a Narcissistic Ex is difficult at the best of times. Leaving the kids for visits can be heartbreaking. However, unless you have a court order stating otherwise it is something that you must do. I would be very surprised if you had the court order. Narcissists charm lawyers and have […]
Survive Christmas Stress? Sit down. Grab a drink and let’s have a chat. One thing I do is truth-telling. So – let’s get really honest. A lot of my clients come from dysfunctional families and I wish I could tell them that things get better during the holidays. But – they just tend […]
The Ultimate Guide to why parents don’t notice their child’s feelings? Parents who don’t notice their child’s feelings? Since this type of parental failure (Childhood Emotional Neglect or CEN) causes significant harm to the child, people naturally assume that emotionally neglectful parents must also be abusive or mean in some way. And […]
By Jonice Webb PhD But one of the most surprising things about Childhood Emotional Neglect is that emotionally neglectful parents are usually not bad people or unloving parents. Many are indeed trying their best to raise their children well. This is why CEN went so many decades unaddressed. The field of psychology researched, wrote, and educated […]
Hold on a second Sunshine, before you click away. I can see your finger ready to click on the mouse. Cease and desist. The most common thing I hear from my clients is….ta da… “Nothing was really wrong with my childhood” And I actually do believe you. Bet you weren’t expecting that. Now – quid […]
Learning the correct words to describe how you are feeling is just like learning a second language. And we don't all get it. I've got a book full of words to help you describe exactly how you are feeling so that other people will be able to "get" you and understand you so much better.
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