Posted on July 9, 2020 by Origins Behavioral HealthCare
What is health? Is it just the absence of being sick or is there something more? What is freedom? Is it the absence of being locked up or is there something more? What is peace? Is it simply the absence of conflict or is there something more? Welcome to the Something More hosted by Origins Behavioral Healthcare.
In this episode, we are talking with Shea Barakatt LCSW, LCDC. Shea is the Clinical Director of Origins Counseling Dallas. She is an experienced Clinical Director with a demonstrated history of working in the mental health care industry. She has a master’s degree in clinical social work. She is also a licensed clinical dependency counselor. She is skilled in crisis intervention, family therapy, and case management. She came to Origins about two and a half months ago. Prior to that Shea had been working in residential treatment centers since 2006. She was ready for a change in direction and the chance to use her creativity and talents in a different way.
In this episode, Shea shares the journey of his own addiction, recovery, and how she became a social worker and clinical director. We talk about the importance of a positive mindset, viewing our struggles as gifts, and using our struggles to help us grow. We also talk about the stigma of postpartum depression and the importance of talking about it and realizing you are not alone in these struggles.