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Easing into your first therapy session | Image

Easing into your first therapy session

In one’s journey to practice mental health care, a counsellor that gets you and supports your journey is one we all hope for. When it comes to beginning that journey in therapy, we know that the process isn’t as easy as we’d like for it to be....

August 20, 2019 Read More

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Tying threads together

In this series of blog posts for TheMindClan, I have written about recognising emotional abuse and about the need to understand the meaning of, and fallacies in the perceived meaning of family....

July 4, 2019 Read More

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Making our Mental Health Platform more Accessible

When we launched TheMindClan in May of last year, we knew we wanted to empower you with tools for mental health care. As we grew, we became increasingly aware of the sensitivity we need to convey, and inclusivity we need to nurture towards every individual who uses the platform....

June 28, 2019 Read More

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Let's talk about family

Before you start reading this, I want you to take a pen and paper and answer this - What does ‘home’ mean to you? Hold on to this question because this will remain the central point of this post....

June 21, 2019 Read More

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What I learned when I attended a workshop on relationships

We’ve all grown up assuming that our relationships with our friends, family, and romantic partners will be smooth. If two people love and care about each other, things between them are bound to be good, right?...

June 7, 2019 Read More

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Recognizing emotional abuse

A guest post. Pull Quotes: "The key to understanding emotional abuse therefore, lies in checking the extent of negative impact a person has on one’s psyche." "Does a dynamic make one feel lesser every time there is an exchange?...

May 30, 2019 Read More

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health | Image

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health

Jugaad - A Little Book of Know-hows from Young People about Mental Health Jugaad is a little book on mental health shaped by the lived experiences of 14 really powerful voices by young people....

May 22, 2019 Read More

Introducing the Buddy System by The Plane Jar | Image

Introducing the Buddy System by The Plane Jar

Under our Mental Health Campaign, we provide aid to people in many ways such as counselling, support group and the buddy system. So, what is the Buddy System? The Buddy System is an initiative started by The Plane Jar in order to provide emotional support to whoever needs it....

March 7, 2019 Read More

Experiencing alternate venues for therapy sessions | Image

Experiencing alternate venues for therapy sessions

Picture of the lake ! 🙂 My last session for 2018 was by this lake at Sanjay Gandhi National Park. She and I spent two hours under a magnificent tree, occasionally squinting with the sun in our eyes, but also thankful for its warmth that muted the chilly breeze just enough to create that rare, perfect weather day....

January 6, 2019 Read More