So much has been said in 2020 about destigmatizing or decolonizing mental health services, but what do we really mean? It's an opportunity to step back and consider how as providers we send subtle and not so subtle messages regarding normalcy.
Shaming is a way to deflect attention away from personal discomfort and emotional pain.
Codependency can be viewed as an attachment issue of having its roots in addictive behavior. Either way, tapping into your authentic self is part of the healing process.