Entries by Meredith Edelen

What is Self-Gaslighting?

1. Blaming yourself for not “handling things better” … Without acknowledging all the difficulties or challenges you’re facing and the strength it takes to survive them. 2. Criticizing yourself for being too emotional or disregarding a strong feeling and feeling shame… Without checking in on your feelings, the place they come from, or noticing triggers. 3. Shaming yourself […]

Never Been to Therapy Before? Here’s What To Expect

Beginning therapy for the first time can come with many questions, potentially making you feel overwhelmed. Here to help with that are 5 things to expect from a first therapy session. 1. Meet your therapist The therapist-client relationship is one of the most important aspects of therapy. Determining whether client and therapist fit is a two-way street. Do you feel […]