It's a commitment to our partners, our fierce leaders, our brave individuals far and wide, near and dear who identify and are allies of the LGBTQ2IA+ community. We took this as a huge opportunity to inform ourselves, make it a priority to stay educated, and commitment to always be an ally to our diverse community.
I know people say that taking back the language is more empowering and I can understand that. But to me, I feel like we can do better. We don't need to use these mindless words at all, they've been so washed in stereotypes and false connotations.
Connect Counselling strives to be a safe, open, inclusive, non-discriminatory space for everyone no matter their sexual orientation or gender identity. Individuals are cared for from one on one to group therapy to couples sessions and to people of any age!
So while seeing everyone else experience self isolation and social distancing has been enlightening, it's also been a stark realization into how hidden this life is that many people with mental illness silently lead
When I first went to counselling, I was 16. It wasn't the right fit and I've since stopped, been back, and now go regularly. But here's why I'm glad I went in the first place and some of the things I wasn't expecting...