Trigger Warning: This episode discusses mental health, disordered eating and perceptions of our bodies.
In this episode Emily opens up about her experiences with her mental health. The first half is recorded back in June of 2021 when Emily was really struggling and had just asked for help. Emily then checks back in and discusses how she now feels and the process of beginning Therapy. Emily discusses:
Her negative perceptions of mental health and her internalised shame
Her mental health in June and now October
The process of selecting a psychologist
A break down of the psychology appointments
The good and bad experiences in therapy so far
Revisiting past negative experiences
Most importantly, why it is important to speak up and ask for help.
If you need support please reach out to any of the below organisations:
Beyond Blue: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/
For anyone outside of Australia: https://checkpointorg.com/global/
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