Daily inspiration in the form of hand-written notes on emotions, emotional intelligence, and relationships, based on the popular Instagram account @notesfromyourtherapist
For anyone in need of a daily dose of affirmation and empathy, therapist and mental health counselor Allyson Dinneen shares this collection of artful and beautifully photographed hand-written insights, based on her popular Instagram. These bite-size words of wisdom cover everything from setting boundaries and navigating relationships to how to take good care of yourself. As she does in her practice, through these notes Dinneen seeks to cultivate emotional well-being, recognize the struggle of being human, and offer a nurturing, compassionate perspective.
About the Author
Allyson Dinneen is a marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor who started the Notes from your Therapist Instagram project.
“Allyson has such a special way of reminding us of who we are by teaching us how to effectively communicate, draw boundaries, and live the life we are meant to live from a place of genuine care and love. I am so grateful for these beautiful words and insights I go back to so frequently. It’s as if I have an emotional map leading me to my very own treasure—me.” —Chrissy Metz, author of This is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today “Allyson has a way with words, where what she says gets straight to the deepest truth. Reading her notes helps me feel closer to myself, and I am surely not alone in that feeling. Now, especially, we can all use a dose of her wisdom.” —Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry, George Washington University School of Medicine —