JDust |
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I beat Depression. You can too!
I recommend to everyone, especially those who choose me as a listener, to complete the free VIA Character Strengths Inventory, found here: VIA Character Strengths Test
Clinical Psych Graduate Student at Columbia: Teachers College. I completed my Undergraduate Psychology Degree at UMass Amherst.
I am a Certified Decisional Trainer, and have worked with populations as varied as veterans, children, and inmates.
Jordan Peterson is my idol in the field of psychology.
I grew up surrounded with mental illnesses, and am particularly knowledgeable about depression.
I'm inspired to be positive as a result of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Positive Psychology approaches. 

Number of Ratings: 75
Number of Reviews: 33
Listens to Over 18
Languages English
Listener Since Dec 25, 2014
Last Active in last month
Gender Male
Progress Path Step 654
Cheers 47,548
People Helped 194
Chats 812
Group Support Chats 27
Listener Group Chats 0
Forum Posts 32
Forum Upvotes 37
Feedback & Reviews
They were great, helped me out a lot surprisingly. I really appreciate it!
JDust is a great listener and a very considerate person, his conversation was intelligent and interesting. Our talk was very helpful and I would definitely recommend giving him a try. :-)
Empathetic, understanding and non judgmental. He is the best
Caring
Asks the right questions
you are amazing jdust. sorry our chat suddenly cut off.
Intelligent and insightful listener! :)
Very kind, insightful and knowledgeable!
Very patient, open, honest, explanatory, and helpful with identifying underlying root causes and themes in things you say to help you organize your own thoughts and give some clarity from an objective standpoint.
He was really supportive and helped me to figure out many things. Thank you for your patience and kindness
This listener is extremely knowledgeable, compassionate and helpful. One of the best!!
When I stumbled across this site, I didn't think it would actually be helpful. Turns out I am wrong. JDust helped a lot. Now I can clearly see my problem and what solution is the best. Thank you sooo much
He is very professional, constructive, and kind. I don't feel judged, only that he is sincerely trying to help. I don't think anyone should hesitate to talk to him, for he is a wonderful person to talk to!
JDust was my first listener and I couldn't have picked anyone better. I was so happy to have been replied to so fast. Honestly I didn't know what I had really wanted and I was taking a chance. My results were fantastic. JDust is a great pick for anyone. ;)
He is highly intuitive. It takes a particular piece of insight to understand and find direction in overcoming a challenge. Rest assured that he will ask the questions that will eventually bring you that insight.
Best listener I have had on here. Takes in all of your problems and recognizes that advice isn't always needed but rather just someone to listen. What advice was given was really great and was given in a nice, polite way. I will definitely be talking to him more often.
amazing
You're very approachable, and kind. It feels as if you're listening and actually caring about what's being said. Your patience is great. And you're definitely a safe place!
Such a wonderful person and listener. Truly happy I found him.
I am glad he asked if I wanted to go 1 on 1 he makes me feel not so sad
Incredible. Truly brought me peace of mind during a rough break up I am going through. I've never been in a breakup situation like this before and although I may return to an uneasy spot tomorrow, I am at least at the start of a glimpse of peace of mind and only time will continue to make that grow.
great person!
JDust has been helpful so far. I am still pretty new to this site. His response time is quick and he lets me know when he is going to end the conversation.
Great to talk to!

GREAT!
Great listener. The type u feel u can really trust. Very knowledgeable.
Very understanding, great listener!
Great guy with a lot of knowledge on different subjects, very easy to relate to and all around great listener.
He is very good at following through with a conversation and coming up with creative ways to get you back on your feet.
very professional
very nice person...and very professional which is always a plus..
Great listener
His been very helpful willing to listen
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Questions Answered
How serious is my depression?
December 31st, 2014 9:37am
How do you go about telling your loved ones about your battle with depression?
January 22nd, 2015 8:43pm
Can depression ever be managed with sheer will power alone?
January 25th, 2015 6:45am
Is this depression or am I being over dramatic?
March 5th, 2015 1:51pm
Why do I feel bad when someone does something nice for me, specially if they buy me gifts?
January 24th, 2018 6:44pm
Why do I have a gut-wrenching feeling down my stomach after a friend told me something I disagree with, not physically, but emotionally?
January 24th, 2018 6:39pm
How do I pinpoint where my anxiety stems from? I feel like it is so random.
January 28th, 2018 2:08am
What can i do instead of hurting myself?
January 12th, 2015 9:22pm
Why is the topic of self harm and ways to cope with it not brought up more?
January 13th, 2015 2:21am
Why do you cut yourself when it does nearly nothing to you except hurt yourself?
January 16th, 2015 6:07am
How do I stop urges to hurt myself?
March 5th, 2015 1:44pm
What did I do wrong for them to not love me anymore?
December 27th, 2014 8:56pm
How to get over someone you never dated?
January 11th, 2017 5:37pm
I failed a drug test at work-will I lose my job?
January 7th, 2015 2:07am
Why do people use drugs in bad periods in their lives, while using it results in even worse situations?
March 5th, 2015 1:47pm
How to stop hating your little sister?
January 24th, 2018 7:05pm
I'm a Roman Catholic but there are times that I question God's existence. Am I the only one who think this way?
February 7th, 2018 6:07am