Mental Health

Does illness have to lead to isolation?

We live in an age of technology where people now expect instant feedback and instant connection. Yet, when you are sick, staying in touch is difficult. Whether you are ill because of some mental health issue like depression or a chronic medical illness like MS, it is easy to become isolated. Connection with others can …

What does a panic attack feel like?

You can look up all kinds of definitions but they won’t tell you what it feels like inside to have a panic attack. To gain the slightest sense of it, you need to be willing to listen (and I mean really listen) to someone who has gone through it. So many of my clients who …

What is depression in normal language?

Why would I write an article on depression? After all, doesn’t everyone know what it is and if you don’t, can you not just google it? I decided to write an article about depression because so many of my clients have told me how frustrated they are that close friends and relatives do not seem …

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