High Functioning, but Mental

Elisa A. Escalante /LCSW / 08-24-2022 “Functional mental illness is just a fancy way of saying ‘I can do my job pretty well, but it comes at a high cost to my mental and physical being.  I’m Sacrificing’” There is about 2-3 days a week where my brain feels as if it is ‘frying’ byContinue reading High Functioning, but Mental

Climbing the Mountain

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 9-29-2020 “I climbed a thousand mountains, and then that hill stopped me in my tracks” -EaE      I talk to clients and friends about the circumstances that people are dealt, as well as the decisions we must make in our everyday lives. Unfortunately, some people are born in holes, and mustContinue reading “Climbing the Mountain”

Surviving off of Bias

Elisa A. Escalante/ LMSW/ 6-19-2020 We could all agree that our country appears to be divisive, yet again. Do I say that as if it’s an awful thing? Not necessarily. I believe, very truly, in freedom of speech. I also believe, that although it is rooted into our human rights in the U.S., people tendContinue reading “Surviving off of Bias”