I was diagnosed with Chronic Depression at age 16 (1996), and I was given Prozac by my doctor without any follow up. I refused to take the pills and instead started exercising and dancing to naturally put serotonin into my system. It worked. I also changed my thinking and implemented positive thinking, which also worked. […]
I am writing to you as a trauma survivor who had to master Psychology just to get myself out and survive. And then, when I got to therapy in 2015, I saw all the ways it was inadequate for me.