One Psychologist’s First Year as a Blogger

This week I’m celebrating the first anniversary of my blog. If you’re not a regular follower, I’ll give you my story in 25 words or less: Clinical psychologist and mental health advocate. Proven resources to promote mental health, wellness and recovery. Keeping it clear and practical. Hoping to make a difference. (That was exactly 25 words, by … Read more…

Even the Darkest Days Have a Brighter Tomorrow

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Nikki DuBose This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked writer and mental health advocate Nikki DuBose about her history of mental health issues and her current advocacy work. Here’s our interview: DS: When did you first start becoming … Read more…

Double Trouble in Recovery: 12-Step Support for Mental Illness and Addiction

If you ask anyone dealing with a substance use problem what “AA” means, they will immediately say “Alcoholics Anonymous.” Established in the 1930’s, AA is a well-known, effective peer-run approach used to help people in recovery from alcoholism. Several dozen offshoots of AA have been developed over the years which use the same “12-step model,” … Read more…

Life Can Be So Beautiful

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Natalie Harris This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked paramedic, blogger, and mental health advocate Natalie Harris about the challenges she has faced and how her journey of recovery continues to unfold. Here’s our interview: DS: When did you … Read more…

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