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Black. Pregnant. And Feeling Afraid

Black. Pregnant. And Feeling Afraid

Before I share my thoughts on pregnancy during this current time, I want to first say congratulations to you if you are expecting! I see and support you if you are trying to conceive. I value your choices that children are not for you at this time. I send positive...

Being Fat and Pregnant is Amazing

Being Fat and Pregnant is Amazing

Dear fat pregnant womxn, I want you to know, I see you. Through my own lived experience of being fat and pregnant I know just how hard it is. The constant comparisons, the constant worry, the fear of your BMI being used against you. It is so hard. I’ve never been...

Embracing Uncertainty

Embracing Uncertainty

“What if rather than being disheartened by the ambiguity, the uncertainty of life, we accepted it and relaxed into it?” – Pema Chödrön Uncertainty. Relinquishing control. Letting go of having all the answers. For me, embracing ambiguity can feel nearly impossible....

Code Switching in Therapy and Life

Code Switching in Therapy and Life

Being a therapist often comes with a lot of reflection and if it doesn’t for you then maybe we need to consider some time to reevaluate our duties as a clinician. No, seriously when reflecting on how I show up as a person and therapist, I am always thinking about...

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

May is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Awareness month, so this month I thought it might be a good time to learn about some of the signs and symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. BPD is a pervasive disorder that has a serious effect on those living with...

Hello May: Hello Mental Health Awareness Month!

Hello May: Hello Mental Health Awareness Month!

Do you ever find yourself following national awareness days and months? I’m sure there is a cute picture of your spouse, dog, or you eating a slice of pizza with the hashtag #nationalspouseday, #nationaldogyday, or #nationalpizzaday on your social media page...