"I am an African-American woman. The black community has even more stigma. As a group of people we are told to be tough and get over things. Having a problem is seen as weakness."
Area of Lived Experience: MDD, GAD, PTSD
Focus: Medication, Affirmations, developing strong relationships, panic attacks, biblical therapy, childhood trauma, depression, anxiety, coping skills, and choosing a therapist.
Resources Used: Counseling at college (christian counseling), depression/ anxiety medicine, exercise, church, talking to friends, and writing or writing poems.
My name is Psalm and I am from Philly! I love Grey's Anatomy, and I have watched every season at least three times, I am a vegetarian that occasionally misses the taste of cheesesteaks, and I go thrifting every chance I get even if I don't have any money for it lol I have a bachelors in Psychology, and I minored in social work. I have experience in crisis counseling, and active listening. I have always been a personal therapist for my friends and family However, I also have my own struggles. I was diagnosed with PTSD, and MDD. Even through the difficulties I face, I know that things can get better for me and for you as well!