depression

We’re Self-Involved, People

Posted on by Jen Bingaman, M.A. LMHCA Posted in Individual, Mind | 2 Comments

Back when I was in counseling (which feels like yesterday, but was about four years ago), I would go to my counselor each week with something to talk about. Generally the theme revolved around the dialogue in my own head and the self-talk I had that was overwhelmingly negative. This went on for several weeks and then one day, my therapist very bluntly said to me, “Jen, do you ever volunteer?” I was so taken aback, I couldn’t understand the …

The Case Files: Marilyn Monroe

Posted on by Jen Bingaman, M.A. LMHCA Posted in Addiction, Individual, The Case Files | 1 Comment

Right before I took my little staycation, a friend pointed out something quite obvious to me about The Case Files posts. I hadn’t written about Marilyn Monroe yet! Well, the time has come to examine someone who has always fascinated me, as I’m sure she has for many of you. I’m not going to give you a biography of Marilyn, because that’s been done at least 21 times according to her Wikipedia page. What I am going to do is …

The Case Files: Jon Hamm

Posted on by Jen Bingaman, M.A. LMHCA Posted in Individual, Mind, The Case Files | 4 Comments

Last night I was dreading writing this post, mostly because I had no idea who it would be about. I know of plenty of famous or well-known people who have struggled with things like bipolar disorder or some sort of personality disorder (likely because they need people to understand why they behave a certain way), but outside of those, celebrities are rarely brave enough to disclose their mental health issues. Enter, Jon Hamm. I will give you time to swoon. …

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