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Therapy Isn’t for Everyone

Let’s talk about the people harmed by mainstream mental health

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The first time I sought out therapy, I was met with a smiling gender-conforming white lady who furrowed her brows when I described the pain I was in and said softly to me that it “must be so hard.” It made me immediately want to bolt from the room. Instead, I just sat…