When we think of therapy, what pops into our head? Before becoming a psychiatrist, I would think of a stereotypical image of an American Freudian counselor analysing a patient lying on a couch. Of course, this does indeed still happen, and I myself perform psychotherapy. I used to think of it as something for those suffering mental health or those with relationship problems. However, as we know that is not the case. You can have mental health, or relationship problems, but therapy does not mean you have to fit in a category. Anyone can do therapy, and we do it without thinking.
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The Secret Psychiatrist
The Secret Psychiatrist is a female doctor and psychiatrist working currently in London. She has a degree in medicine and philosophy, as well as co-founding her own charity abroad in Romania helping children with learning disabilities.
She enjoys sharing tales of her journey throughout medicine into the land of asylums across the world. When not at work, you will find the Secret Psychiatrist travelling through the jungles of Peru or surviving earthquakes in Nepal.