overtherainbow17 |
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My name is Jae, and I'm a Verified Active Listener here at 7 Cups. 

I am on a self-care break, as my health is decreasing. I am getting better, as that is my priority. 7 Cups is still high on my list of priorities right now. However, I am unable to help others if I am not well. I will be back with 7 Cups soon. Please remember there are many other skilled and wonderful other workers here. 

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First thing, which is always important to me: pronouns, and gender you go by. I go by He/Him/His, and I am transitioning female-to-male!   :)

I was adopted from China around the age of 2, where I was brought home to the USA. I was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, which if you didn't know, if basically a gap in your lip and upper mouth, sometimes nose due to a birth defect. This posed an obstacle for feeding, so I was very malnourished and was at an orphanage. Back to the adoption, I lived a fairly decent life with my adoptive family, until mental health issues started becoming an issue.

I started therapy at 4 years old and still continue with it. Over the years I've gone through rages/meltdowns, anger issues, being bullied, being abused and neglected, depression, anxiety, PTSD, obsessions, disordered eating, self injury, suicide attempts and thoughts, loss, grief, parents divorce, moving from place to place, physical illnesses, surgeries, attactchment issues, a break up, identifying in LGBTQ+; switching schools a lot, unstable family, lying, stealing. I've done multiple treatment programs and therapists, inpatients, residential, day programs, intensive oupatients, outpatient programs.

I deal with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, Borderline Personality, Major Depression with psychosis, Dissociative episodes, ADHD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Atypical Anorexia. But I am slowly making peace with my mind, body and spirit. Making each day a reminder why I am still alive and should stay alive. That there's not people out to "get" me. There's people out there to love me and help me. 

 
𝕀 𝕒𝕞 𝕤𝕥𝕦𝕕𝕪𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕚𝕟 𝔼𝕞𝕖𝕣𝕘𝕖𝕟𝕔𝕪 𝕄𝕖𝕕𝕚𝕔𝕒𝕝 𝕊𝕖𝕣𝕧𝕚𝕔𝕖𝕤.
 

These are my roles, here at 7 Cups Of Tea:

- Verified Listener

- Sponsor to Sponsees

- Peer Counselor / Support

- Safety Profile Patrol

- Verified Listening Team

- People Of Colour Support member


- Long Term Listener/Support

 

Other things:

- Virtual Crisis Center Trained with KBHC VCC. 

- DBT Education and Experience

- Crisis Intervention Trained (CIT)

 

I enjoyed sharing some of my story--- now, I'd like to hear yours!

 

Copy the link and paste it into a new window to book a time. (I cannot guarantee it will be 100% able to happen, but otherwise if not, I will definitely make it up for you!)

https://overtherainbow17-7cups.youcanbook.me/
Number of Ratings: 48
Number of Reviews: 23
Listens to Teens
Languages English, American Sign Language
Listener Since Sep 18, 2017
Last Active in last month
Gender Non-Binary
Progress Path Step 482
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truly professional, very understanding, lots of validation and care
She was very nice and understanding. She gave me good advice and helped me out a lot. KEEP IT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Awesome listener
She's very a nice listener. Great person to vent to, she really listens and understands
Such and amazing human being and this will be a longer message because This conversation meant so much to me. I came looking for help with some stuff that was affecting my life big time and every single day it would just ruin my day and make me sad. I booked a time to talk to them and they made me feel better almost insantly, they helped so much and let me talk and I have a habit of feeling like I annoy people but this person would assure me that I wasnt. If you ever get a chance to talk to this person about lgbtq+ stuff just do it especially if its getting really bad. Thank you so much for everything you helped me so much
Great listener and great advice!
he/she helped me alot
Absolutely amazing
Very kind, epathetic, and professional.
The best and most understanding person I've talked to on here!!
Very genuine and reliable listener with her kindness she takes peoples feelings into consideration and makes their day lightened on the whole she is AWESOME
Helpful to talk.
This person was helpful and understanding. They were able to talk to me and help me decide on a way to solve my problems.
So helpful and needed , I really appricate you and what you do
Great listener, amazing personality and great replies.
thx
So kind, helpful, and supportive. Very glad I connected with such a wonderful listener!
This person was very empathetic and gave me space to vent out my problems!
they are super amazing and nice
Awesome
thank you so much youre making such a difference in peoples lives we need more people like you
Amazing helpful and empathetic
overtherainbow17 was really helpful and kind. They helped me through a difficult situation.
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