Tag: counseling

The Struggle of Finding “The Right” Therapist, How Many Therapists is Considered Too Many?

And now it’s 3:49am and my thoughts are racing. I’m in graduate school and I’m wondering if I could go to my school’s counseling center to see another therapist until I can get back in with my current. I should be able to just stick it out, right? Besides, I only had to push my ...

My Story Published to The Mighty!

Hey Peeps!!!! A L Pitts here. I wanted to share with you my ‘official’ story. It has been published to one of my favorite sites, The Mighty. Click here to view my first contributing article! Share me! Repost me! Let’s get the When Your Brain Hurts project out there so we can gather more contributors!!   ...

4 Mental Health Resources for College Students

College, oh how we love it. In the future you will look back and reminisce on how college gave you the best years of your life. Right now, you’re probably looking at it like “What the heck am I doing? HELPPPPP.” Here are 4 resources you can use to make it through. 1. College Counseling ...

Brainmapping Results

My results were astonishing. My neurofeedback technician made it clear that these results were not a diagnosis. They are just there to show where my strengths and weaknesses are and what I’ll need to focus on during my brain training. The brain mapping technique measures brainwaves according to the different sections of your brain. My abnormal ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #9 – Working With My “Accommodations” (w/ voice memo)

I get nervous at the thought of other people asking about my sudden changes. I wonder if I’m being watched. I should probably always look like I’m working so that they don’t think I’m trying to take advantage. I just don’t think it’s physically okay to be overdoing things ALL-YEAR-AROUND. I’m not superwoman, and I’m ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #8 – Meeting With Human Resources and the ADA (Final Results)

They were very careful with me…I am not sure if it was a “compassionate” careful or a “I don’t know what she might do next” careful. They started off with, “I just want you to keep in mind that the law does not require us to change the production standard if you are required to ...

Anxious Ramblings Entry #7 – Perfectionism (w/ voice memo)

Why am I such a perfectionist? I make things harder on myself than other people do. Instead of being relieved that my accommodations meeting went well (which I will post an update soon) I’m sitting in my office with the lights off and the door closed, crying my eyes out because I’m worried that people ...