Asking for Help

Asking for help has never been something that has been easy for me but with all of the changes in my life lately, I've been humbled. If I can get through this rough patch, make it through to the other side, my whole career will be about helping others and paying it forward. However, for [...]

Life Coaching

I had this idea of starting a life coaching business (I've finished all my LPC (counselor) coursework, just have internships left). The life coaching industry is currently unregulated so there aren't the same licensure requirements as counseling (which I still fully intend to keep pursuing). Plus, life coaches have a bit more leniency in terms [...]

Highly Sensitive People

Hi loves, A new development since my last posts. I've decided to change my degree plan to Clinical Psych with LPC track, instead of doing CMHC. This makes more sense for me long term and would mean I'm out from under the preconceived notions carried by the CMHC staff. The Psych staff have had no [...]

Students Surviving Stigma

Hi all, I know it has been a while since I've posted again. I've just been riding things out. When I got the committee notice I was devastated. I felt certain I was going to get kicked out, this near to the end. But, I proposed a solution: I step back from practicum, don't see [...]

Fit or Mis-fit: Finding Harmony with Mental Illness

How often do you find yourself in situations where you just don't quite "fit"? I've been thinking about this a lot lately in terms of mental health, specifically Complex PTSD. I haven't said anything yet because I've still been trying to come to terms with what this means in the context of my life but [...]