Explore the challenges and resilience of the transgender community amid hate crimes and anti-trans legislation. Understand the impact on mental health, discover acts of resistance, and learn about the vital role of gender-affirming therapy in this supportive guide.
Navigating the complexities of bisexuality can be a challenging journey, oftentimes plagued by erasure and biphobia. Through a tailored approach to mental health, clients can receive validation and support for their unique experiences, feelings, and challenges related to their bisexual identity.
The days feel short, while everyone’s expectations of you stay long. You can’t feel the warmth of the sun on your skin. Scrolling over images of genocide juxtaposed with celebrity gossip, cognitive dissonance feels like nausea. Winter storms knocking out your power, your heat, your plumbing, your childcare. And at the same time you might be going through grief, job loss, abuse, recovery, conflict, chronic health conditions, loneliness. Sometimes it’s enough to wonder if you’ll be crushed, unable to get up and get through another day. You’ve stretched around and out for any kind of help or hope and maybe only found scraps.
In relationships, arguments with your partner can quickly escalate with neither of you willing to concede. The heat of the moment can cloud judgment and make communication difficult. This is where DBT comes into play as an effective tool to avoid further escalating arguments. The “STOP” skill can help de-escalate conflicts.
When I was a grad student, I doodled my way through many a lecture. I think at the time I was just trying to stay awake, but later I came to understand that for some people movement helps to increase focus and aids learning. My doodling was a mishmash of random pen marks on the
Description “Whatever you dream of I believe you can be” This book presents a magical portrait of Miu Lan, a child who can change into any shape they can imagine. Miu Lan changes their shape from day to day based on how they feel and no matter what shape they are their mother loves them
There are moments in life where something happens and your stomach or heart sinks, your face gets flushed, your eyes burn with tears, your breath gets short, your chest gets tight, your heart races, your body tenses or shakes, and you feel so much that you may explode. Does any of this feel familiar? This
I’ve been blessed and honored to be in community with and mentored by a number of long-time, seasoned, old school community organizers who are not easy to shake. And when they tell me they’re worried, or I see their tears about all of these laws being passed, I pay attention. And I’ve been knowing that
It can be difficult to embody your authentic self and gender when you are not fully “out” in the world. You do not need to come out to practice gender-affirmation; coming out is a process and is not necessarily everyone’s goal or where they are at in their life. Not everyone can come out safely
Jacob’s New Dress by Sarah and Ian Hoffman, illustrated by Chris Case Description “There are a lot of different ways to be a boy” Jacob loves playing dress up with his friends and at home. But whether he is playing dress up or being himself his favorite thing to wear is a dress! Will his