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Human First with Dr. Courtney
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Mental Health Communities: "You Can't Heal In An Invalidating Environment"
Join Dr. Courtney Tracy, aka The Truth Doctor, a licensed psychotherapist and doctor of clinical psychology, as she discusses Seven Aspects Every Mental Health Community Should Have to ensure it's a safe and validating environment. Dr. Courtney discusses recent life events and how her experiences led her to creating her own mental health community for her global online audience. There's also a discount code in the episode for those who want to join! We think this episode could help people who want to learn what to look for in a supportive community and those who experience traits of or are diagnosed with borderline personality, autism, and/or ADHD. We'd love to hear from you via screenshots on social media by tagging us at @the.truth.doctor and @truthdoctormedia. Thank you, and enjoy. The main message of the episode: You deserve a community that helps you heal, and that teaches you what it means to be a human while treating you like one. Follow Dr. Courtney on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube at @the.truth.doctor. Learn more about Truth Doctor Media at thetruthdoctor.com. LISTEN TO EPISODES ON ALL MAJOR PODCAST PLATFORMS! Timestamps: 00:00 - 00:49 - Intro and Starting the Truth Doctor 00:50 - 04:17 - Dr. Courtney's outpatient center and job interviews re: BPD stigma 04:18 - 05:20 - How stigma lives on the internet and social media too 05:21 - 08:24 - What is a "Validating Environment"? and What is "Community?" 08:25 - 08:30 - Seven Aspects of A Healthy Mental Health Community 08:31 - 11:04 - 1) A safe and supportive space 11:05 - 11:39 - 2) Accessible mental health resources 11:40 - 12:26 - 3) Empowerment and advocacy 12:27 - 13:22 - 4) Holistic mental health approach 13:23 - 14:49 - 5) Embracing diversity and reducing stigma 14:50 - 16:33 - 6) Community engagement and connection 16:34 - 17:47 - 7) Mental health education and awareness 17:48 - 19:54 - The Truth Doctor's three slogans 19:56 - 20:19 - Dr. Courtney's Validating Environment: her new Glad You Exist community 20:20 - 22:42 - The Glad You Exist community 22:43 - 24:16 - Glad You Exist community mental health and BPD healing offerings 24:17 - 25:16 - Why did Dr. Courtney create the Glad You Exist community? 25:17 - 26:35 - Learn more at thetruthdoctor.com/gladyouexist (discount code: HFPOD) 26:36 - 30:29 - Upcoming Glad You Exist events and the six principles of Glad You Exist 30:30 - 33:05 - Outro and "so glad you exist" COMMUNITY WEBSITE: https://www.thetruthdoctor.com/gladyouexist Starter Membership (3 months w/ discount): https://www.thetruthdoctor.com/offers/H248cT6e?coupon_code=HFPOD Annual Membership (12 months w/ discount): https://www.thetruthdoctor.com/offers/UZ7eFo3X?coupon_code=HFPOD #mentalhealth #community #borderlinepersonalitydisorder --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/humanfirstwithdrcourtney/message
About Truth Doctor Show
Dr. Courtney Tracy, a licensed clinical social worker and doctor of clinical psychology in California, hosts an unfiltered mental health podcast that holds nothing back. As an award-winning content creator, Dr. Courtney's goal with this podcast to leave you with powerful takeaways that impact your life or to at least leave your heart feeling a little more full or a little more understood. You're a human, FIRST, and Dr. Courtney's here to remind you of that. Follow Dr. Courtney on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube at @the.truth.doctor. New episodes every other Tuesday! Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more.