What is True Self Care?

You’ve heard the buzzword, but you’re not alone if you’re wondering why you’re not making lasting change in your mental health after taking a vacation, going to that yoga class, or taking the “mental health day” your boss recommended.

I’ll never forget when a friend of mine, who was a resident physician at the time, told me her attending gathered up all the residents in a room and announced that they all had to figure…

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Psychotherapist & Pop Culture Savant

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