I Am Mentally Ill, I Am Also Proud

I Am Mentally Ill, I Am Also Proud

By Reham Barakat

Imagine if I could begin this article by stating outright: I am mentally ill and proud. I am proud because I have learned so much more from being privy to psychological ailments than from regular life experiences. I am proud because I have been able to understand the depths and pain of wishing to end […]

10 Things I Learned, Loved and Hated About Going to Therapy

10 Things I Learned, Loved and Hated About Going to Therapy

By Yara Khairy

What is psychotherapy, you ask? It’s a therapeutic method of treating mental health issues by means of conversing with a psychologist or other mental health specialist. There are many things you learn as a patient going through psychotherapy. For example, you learn about your diagnosed condition, if any, how to best approach the issues you […]

11 Misconceptions About Being A Therapist

11 Misconceptions About Being A Therapist

By Neveen Hashem

It’s a well known fact that going to therapy carries with it a heavy and burdensome stigma in Egypt and the rest of the Middle East. A stigma so great, in fact, that it can often prevent people from seeking the help they need. And then there’s the practice of counseling itself. We all have […]