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
Becoming Who You Strive to Be with Narrative Therapy

This Chalkboard Magazine piece explores how narrative therapy, a form of psychotherapy, helps us examine, reshape and sharpen the way we perceive ourselves. Energy healer Benson Simmonds guides readers to write their own TED Talk-like reflection to better understand who we are, how we present ourselves, who we strive to be and how we can get there.

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