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8 Major Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

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What do you think of when you hear the term "borderline?" What comes to mind for you? For a lot of people, "borderline" means "split," "switchable," "unstable," or "unsure and confused." In some ways this is true. Individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) struggle with managing emotions, making proper decisions, controlling their impulses, focuses on the broader picture (ignoring the narrow, negative view of things), and maintaining positive...
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10 Things You Should Say, 10 Things Not To Say

Mental health is a tricky topic. It is tricky because many people lack knowledge about what it is, how it is treated, and what the person who is struggling needs. Most of this lack of knowledge is the result of a society disinterested in learning about "mysterious phenomenon." In other words, society steers clear of topics that are difficult to understand and challenging to examine. It's so much easier to tackle something on limited knowledge...
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Christians and Depression

Do you know (or attend ) a church where mental health is not spoken of as much as it should be? How does this affect you or your perspective of who God is? Sadly, most people who are suffering from depression or a mental health condition stay away from the Church. Why? Because some churches foster a very judgmental, arrogant, and uncaring atmosphere that can make someone suffering from depression feel ousted, unworthy, and even...
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Treatment: 15 Reasons Therapy Isn’t Working


What has therapy been like for you (or someone you know)? Do you have positive or negative experiences to draw from? Sadly, many of my current clients have shared their negative experiences of counseling with me. In many of the cases I hear, I notice not only unethical behavior from the therapist, but also uncaring behaviors.

I absolutely love my field and I love people. I want to give them the support they need. But, unfortunately,...
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