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Tips for Your First Therapy Appointment

The realization that you could benefit from therapy is not an easy one to arrive at. We appreciate your courage in starting a potentially life-changing journey. If this is the first time you’re experiencing therapy, or a new counsellor, you might be having some questions.

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.

Tying Threads Together

A guest post by Shivranjana Rathore. 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.

Let's Talk About Family

A guest post by Shivranjana Rathore. 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.

Recognizing Emotional Abuse

A guest post by Shivranjana Rathore. 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?

Jugaad: A Little Book of Know-hows from Young People about Mental Health

A guest post by Yashna Vishwanathan. 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, which is curated by Yashna Vishwanathan and has drawings by Ananya Broker Parekh.

Introducing The Buddy System by The Plane Jar

A guest post 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.

The Power of Helpful Responses in Supporting Mental Health and Self-Care

Each of us has experienced rough days and times when our mental health has taken a hit. Moments when getting through the day feel like a struggle and routine tasks seem like a burden weighing down on us.