How to Cope With Your Brand New BPD Diagnosis: Part I

  Read More: http://www.healthcollective.in/helplines/   Read More: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/borderline-personality-disorder/index.shtml   Read More: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/science-the-border/200904/borderline-personality-disorder-is-real-part-i-diagnostic-validity   Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2017/oct/27/borderline-personality-disorder-stigmatised-misunderstood-misdiagnosed   Read More: http://www.mentalhealthsupport.co.uk/BorderlinePersonalityDisorder.html   Art by Solo for The Health Collective Solo is a writer and cartoonist from Bangalore. She likes reading, playing video games and binge-watching Netflix. Her life would have been rather unremarkable had it not been for her […]

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6 Things to Know Before Entering Therapy

By Kamna Chhibber People frequently equate therapy with ‘simply talking’, just like you would with a friend or a family member. To us therapists, it is far more than that. A therapeutic setting creates the environment for you to explore experiences, thoughts, feelings and ways of responding within the context of your life, your work […]

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Lost Voices: Losing a Pregnancy

By Ratna Golaknath This article is a part of a series called “lost voices”, where Ratna Golaknath writes about issues that are often unspoken about and that hardly ever reach the therapy rooms. Many of my friends, acquaintances and clients have shared the experience of losing a pregnancy. This could be for medical reasons, an elective decision, […]

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Our Stories: Self-Harm (Trigger Warning)

Editor’s Note: It’s hard enough to confront some of the darkest moments of your life, harder still to attempt to articulate or share, but sometimes it helps. And sometimes it doesn’t, I guess. There is something about the “damaged” and “broken” though…It’s a tribe, recognisable by “scars that glisten in the moonlight” as I put […]

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