- Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me and my Journey – Part 2

depression inspiring quoteStarting the New Job

To say I was nervous about my first day at work is an understatement.  There was no formal training program, but there was an office where everyone was more than willing to help me learn.  I was encountering new situations daily, and all I had to do was ask and someone would take the time to explain everything to me.  If didn’t take me long to start to be comfortable and fell like part of the “Family”.

I say “Family” because that is exactly what this company is like.  There are only around 15 people who … Read the rest

- Traumatic Brain Injury

About Me and my Journey

This is my story, and the first part of my journey.  I’m 61, and grew up in a mid sized town in Southern New Jersey.  When I was 18, I joined the Navy.  I had already attended a year of college, and didn’t like what I was studying.  I also didn’t like the fact that my parents were paying for my college.  I didn’t have any marketable skills, so I joined the Navy to learn a trade.  I chose to become a Navy Air Traffic Controller, a very wise  decision on my part.  I loved that job.

After boot camp, … Read the rest

- Suicide, Traumatic Brain Injury

Welcome to The Bare Therapy Blog!

The story you are about to read is true.  Names have been changed to protect the innocent (and some of the guilty).  I have suffered from depression for over 42 years.  I didn’t know this until a few months ago, when I was diagnosed with moderate to severe depression, with suicidal ideations.  This blog is a record of my journey that will describe my history with depression, what I have experienced,  and what I am experiencing in my quest to get help.

I don’t like wearing clothes.  Summer is my favorite season because I can get away with wearing as … Read the rest