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When the Therapist Feels the Stigma

With mental illness, insult always adds to injury.

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I am a clinical psychologist. You would think it would really help me to deal with my own mental illness.

It doesn't.

It is humbling how little I benefit from my own clinical wisdom. It is a testament to this uniquely vicious form of suffering. When you are in the…




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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

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