The Latest. Lately, I have been spending a lot of time learning about us humans and how we are wired from our brain to our central nervous system and everything in between. I’ve been totally geeking out listening to podcasts, ted talks, reading articles and new books. It’s really interesting that I am learning so much more in a new way. When I was working on my Masters of Social Work and becoming a State of Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I was taught everything is a pathology and because of that, it gets labeled a disorder. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorder and so on. There has never been a lot of talk or focus on anything other than presenting symptoms and the industry of mental health has been quick to prescribe. I’m not saying medication isn’t helpful or necessary sometimes, but as I sit here today, it’s with confidence I say it’s time to look deeper than the symptoms. Humans Need Con
Connection Is More Than a Want, It’s a Need.