Therapy

https://deboningpower.buzzsprout.com/1498075/6647077-therapy Today I poke at therapy and how we can use it to take our power back. Not much research today, ‘cept for some Foucault fangirling, so here are some links about some of the tools I’ve used on my journey. Meet Shrinkola:    Australia’s detention regime sets out to make asylum seekers suffer, says…More

“Everyone has imposter syndrome”

Academic peeps. When you say “we all have imposter syndrome” to people from marginalised backgrounds, you erase the many layers of disadvantage they’ve fought against to get into those ivory halls. I straight out stopped talking about my dis-ease in academia because so many of you responded like this. I left because of these words.…More

To Be Continued; A Comic about suicide

So this is what I’ve been doing with my mind and fingers instead of talking or writing. I’m kinda loving it as a new way of communicating. This is my new webcomic To Be Continued. In May 2018, I went through twelve sessions of unilateral ultra brief electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT. They shot electricity through…More

Turning ‘trauma’ into ‘armour’: part 1 – the fungus

Content warning: this post discusses suicide and Electro Convulsive Therapy. Structure warning: I am writing with my editing and self-censorship blinkers off – paragraphs, sentences and arguments may be imprecise.  Context I started this post just after I was released from a five week psychiatric admission that included 12 sessions of Electro Convulsive Therapy. It…More