What to Expect in Therapy

When I first started my psychiatric journey, I had a lot of misconceptions surrounding talk therapy. A webpage from Behavioral Tech, A Linehan Institute Training Company, (which I will also link in the Books and Resources tab on this website) defines DBT Therapy as, “Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioral treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD, ABPP. It emphasizes individual psychotherapy and group skills … Continue reading What to Expect in Therapy

Things to Pack for a Stay in the Mental Hospital

Hi and welcome back to Negative space. Today we are going to talk about what to pack and what not to pack if you are going to the psych ward or if you have a loved one who has entered the psych ward and are wondering what you can take to them. I know that this time is incredibly difficult and scary, to say the … Continue reading Things to Pack for a Stay in the Mental Hospital

The Lazy Person’s Guide To Keeping A Bullet Journal

At the end of 2017, I had an epiphany. It was solidified after trying (and failing) to work a “regular” job due to my illness’ that I wouldn’t be able to regularly attend and pursue work outside of my home. Being the independent person that I am this fact got me down. I decided that if I was going to be bound to the house … Continue reading The Lazy Person’s Guide To Keeping A Bullet Journal