Our good friends at Blurtitout have been speaking with Chris Smith, a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with over 10 years’ experience in counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), about how Covid-19, the current strain of Coronavirus, affects those of us with mental illness and what we can do to support our mental health. We know this
Dear Depression, I never thought I’d say this to you. I’ve loathed you, put up with you, been overpowered by you for so long. You’ve sapped me of self-confidence, of energy, of the enjoyment of things I love. But you’ve also taught me a lot, and for that I guess I should say thank you.
anxiety, the mental health narrative that doesn’t get talked about have you ever tried telling someone that your anxiety might not be compatible with theirs and the first thing it made them feel was personally attacked? either they’re unmitigatedly self-absorbed or they simply lack the mental strength to see beyond themselves enough to not invalidate