Psychiatrists VS. Psychologists

As someone who has been in therapy for quite some time, I feel like I have a good grasp on the similarities and differences between Psychiatrists and Psychologists. Most people will tell you the difference comes down to the fact that Psychiatrists can and do prescribe medication where as Psychologists can’t and don’t. But in reality, there are many more subtle ways that the two … Continue reading Psychiatrists VS. Psychologists

Lessons learned in therapy

I’ve been in therapy for a long time. I’ll likely be in therapy the rest of my life. I’ve learnt many valuable lessons along the way and I honestly feel that all people can benefit from attending therapy, whether they are diagnosed with a mental illness or not. The therapeutic relationship has been exceptionally important for my recovery journey. I have been fortunate enough to … Continue reading Lessons learned in therapy

‘Don’t joke about that’

Last week I attended the Mental Health Service Conference. If you haven’t already checked out my Instagram I highly recommend doing so to see my daily updates from the conference. One of the things I really wanted to speak about but didn’t get a chance to was the inclusion of stand-up comedy. This may seem odd for a conference but the first day was a consumer … Continue reading ‘Don’t joke about that’