Three ways therapy saves you money over time

There's no getting around it. Therapy, like a personal trainer or healthy diet, is a financial investment.

When you're working hard to earn your income, and likely already spending a majority of your income on things like high rent and coffee costs in NYC, taking the leap to invest in therapy can feel like a financial risk. At first.

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Alyssa Petersel
Guest Post: Being Seen is a Scary Proposition

In order for us to do the hard work of transcending the deeply ingrained patterns of shame and fear - patterns that often have significant influence on our self-perception and, in turn, our behavior - we need to gain a deeper understanding of these reactions. To begin to do this, we need to learn to comfort and show compassion for these parts of ourselves, rather than treat our fear and shame with the same anger and dismissal with which they were met in our childhood.

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Anna Nathanson
Can You Hear Me Now? Therapy from Abroad

When most people envision going to therapy, the image that comes to mind is one of a tastefully decorated, if plain, room in an office suite, with a bookshelf, a couch, and a white noise machine. Somehow, my therapy journey led me to the corrugated tin room of a Spanish language school in Guatemala, struggling to hang on to a fleeting wifi signal as I talked through my feelings in my late twenties…

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Anna Nathanson
My Wellbeing News Roundup

If you're curious about My Wellbeing's founding story, the behind the scenes of starting a company, or how we make sure our therapist matches are the right fit, you’ve come to the right place.

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Anna Nathanson
What Therapy is Really Like: Michelle's Therapy Journey

I’ve always been hard on myself. Guilt would weigh down on me like a rock in my chest at the end of the day. For a long time, I accepted it as part of life. I knew it wasn’t normal, but I thought there was nothing I could do about it. This is just how I am, I can deal with it. What I realized eventually was that I couldn’t. Not alone, anyway.

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Alyssa Gets Personal

This past mid-March, I was riding high, literally. I stood at the top of a mountain, dressed in an insulated, neon ski suit, poles in hand, ready to ski. I was running My Wellbeing, working actively as a therapist with a number of individuals, spending quality time with friends and family, and thought things were finally coming together...

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Alyssa Petersel
Prioritizing Your Life, One Step at a Time

One of the most overwhelming aspects of a job search can be perceiving that whatever decision we make will last for years or for our entire lives. We put a tremendous amount of pressure on the decisions we believe will shape us, our success, and our experience of ourselves and the world around us.

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Alyssa Petersel
Meet My Wellbeing Therapist Claire

I see individuals and couples, and love my job. If you don't have experience with therapy, it can seem like a weird concept. “So I’m supposed to go into a room with a stranger and tell them what’s troubling me? Ya, right”

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Alyssa Petersel
Welcome to My Wellbeing!

I'm so glad you're here. Welcome to My Wellbeing, where we connect you with the right therapist for you in NYC. Not ready for the therapy part? That's okay, we are passionate about talking about the importance of self-care, and we are grateful you've opted-in to learn a little bit more about us and about therapy.

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Alyssa Petersel