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Leopoldo

Intermediate 8
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
Hello, I'm Leo. I'm a trained, verified listener, particularly specialized in mental illness management, problem solving, and LGBT issues. I'm here to listen and support you with anything you may be going through, as well as offer a warm presence for anything you'd like to share with me. All topics and areas of discussion welcome.
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437
Italy

knightwithouthorse

Master 8
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
I been through some real hard-times and i passed it with help of so many people and i decided to help others to pass their hard-times
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1336
Bahrain

Jennoa2017

Master 12
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
 Hello, I'm Jennifer and I'm a verified listener.  See below for informaton on how I work on 7cups. My feed will have updates if I'm out of my 7cups office for any reason. __________________________________________________________________________________About Jennifer:  I can support those with D.I.D, depression, stress and generalised anxiety.  Unfortanately I am not experienced in relationship/social/sexual issues.  I am also unexperienced in anger management problems.  I do suggest seeking a listener who specialises in the area of support you require.  I work professionally and gently support during emotional times.  I offer an outside perspective and a level demeanor.   There are some listeners with a more casualised chat style if you need this. __________________________________________________________________________________ Booking an appointment: I work by appointments and also provide long term support.     To secure a chat session, I use Calendly booking system.  Here is the link to my current available appointment times.  https://calendly.com/thomson-jmail/60min/01-15-2019   I update my schedule on a weekly basis.    This booking method however needs to request a name & email.  You do not have to supply this.   Message me here and I will make the booking for you.    If this doesn't bother you, feel free to use whatever name you like.  By providing an email, it can be used as a back up form of contact.    I have 3 mandatory questions that follow.  These questions ask if you are suicidal and if you also understand I am not a psychologist.  Once these things are clear for us both, we can start off on the right track.  I look forward to hearing from you and making an arrangement that suits you.    Long term support:     Those wanting long term support, I can offer you ongoing assistance.    Message me any time and if I am available in that moment, I can respond.    If unavailable, I won't be able to respond at the time.    There may be times I need to leave for work or a personal commitment.    Delays in response time may be expected, as I may be commited to other tasks.    To ensure undivided attention / immediate response, book ahead below.    https://calendly.com/thomson-jmail/60min/01-15-2019    Example of both support methods:  Online: live appointments (45 - 60 minute appointments - Longer if requested)  Offline: occasional messaging (Long-term support with some reply delay)   If you are in a crisis and I'm unavailable, please seek another listener or contact an emergency hotline. __________________________________________________________________________________ Important information & boundaries:  Suicidal/self harm is an urgent priority I respond to first.   If a member however is feeling this way, we advise suicide.org.   Mental health sufferers are a high priority.   Topics of no mental health concern are a lower priority.   A casual chat may have some response delays.   Sexual requests/flirting/threats/harrassment I may block/ban.   Triggering chats will get 2 warnings before ending the chat.      I do not answer messages if I am not 100% well to support you.   (Though I will inform you if this is the case).   I may take self care breaks if I have personal matters to attend to.   Dependency issues:  It is not uncommon to develop an emotional connection with a supporter.   I am often asked for personal contact information / social media.   I choose not to give out my information as this is one of my boundaries.  I choose to listen and choose not to form friendships inside or outside 7cups.   Unhealthily dependant members will be advised to seek another listener.   7cups permits to ban/block members if my mental health is compromised.  My boundaries are not listed to be unfriendly. It ensures the healthiest approach to your mental health and mine by having a professional relationship. __________________________________________________________________________________ If I cannot accept your chat request, you may try again or seek another listener.  Thank you for your understanding, patience and reading through my terms.   I appreciate the support and feedback. Warm regards - Jennifer.  
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1846
Australia

AiluraBlaze

Paragon 14
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hello! I'm AiluraBlaze I am currently not taking any new 1-on-1 support chats. You can find another listener here:Browse Listeners I’m strongly focused on Quality Projects on 7 Cups. I’m a Quality Mentor. If you're a Listener and would like to get in touch with a Quality Mentor, you can message me.Quotes Do not listen with the intent to reply, but with the intent to understand. ~Stephen Covey
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1539
United Kingdom

DancingAlong

Virtuoso 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
~~~~I currently have limited availability, but I will respond to requests as able!  ~~~~  Hello! I am a 25 year old healthcare worker who has dealt with a variety of mental health issues (depression, anxiety, insomnia, and an eating disorder). I also have an extensive trauma background that provides me a unique perspective. I have learned to manage my conditions through therapy, medication, exercise, and healthy friendships. I'd love to chat with you about anything you'd like to share!  Things I do on 7 Cups:   Chatrooom Mentor --  Quality Mentor -- Teen Quality Mentor -- Verified Listener Team -- Peer Support   My listener twins are @WalrusWasPaul and @SouthernFlame :)  And yes, my profile picture is me! I used to be a professional dancer and that's a shot of me lying down on stage during rehearsal.        
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1930
United States

PalmTreesNRainbows

Genius 11
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Greetings everyone I’m PalmTreesNRainbows also known as Palm. It nice to meet you. Here a brief discription of what I do here in 7cups of tea. I’m a listener chatroom mentor  Bipolar Support Community Mentor Leader  Global Group Mod Caregiver Team Member Chat topic I do accept as follows: Bipolar, Depression,Anxiety, Work Stress, Relationship.  Chat Topic I don’t Accept as follows: Fetish Fantasy, Suicide, Self Harm. 1-1 Chat will last from 30 minutes to 1 hour. if you want long term 1-1 chats please schedule a day and time with that is reasonable to both parties. If you need assistance please use listener browser for a listener with your specific topic 
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1273
Guam

RockClimber18

Maven 7
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Welcome to 7 cups!!! My name is Climber and I am a verified listener who listens to both Adults and Teens.  Its great that you have taken the step to reach out for help and you have joined a great community here on cups!!! I am happy to listen to any topic of chat however i do have more experience in some topics than others. These are: - Depression - Anxiety - Self Harm - Passively suicidal thoughts - ADHD - Autism I am available: Monday - 11am - 7pm EST Tuesday - 12am - 7pm EST Wednesday - 12am - 7pm EST Thursday - 11am - 7pm EST Friday - 10am - 8pm EST Saturday - 4am - 9pm EST Sunday - 4am-7pm EST My Discussions: Anxiety Support (Adults)  -  Pop Up (time and day varies) Disability Support (Adults) - Time will vary depending on schedule
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221
United Kingdom

rebecca947

Master 4
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
*On an indefinite self-care break, sorry everyone! Please find another listener, thank you! xx*Hi, I'm Rebecca! I'm here to listen to any issues you have. As the saying goes, a burden shared is a burden halved. I'm here to take the other half. :) Feel free to message me, whether I’m offline or online, and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can! xxI DO NOT take sexual or inappropriate chats.  
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766
Australia

Fristo

Virtuoso
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hello. I am here, because being here helps me. When I find myself capable enough to listen to someone and connect with someone, and as I help someone feel better, I feel a bliss in me. I am here for that bliss. Let us feel that bliss sometime, if we get lucky sometime. Even if not, I wish a good life and good times for anyone who comes across the profile and read this intro. : )
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2225
India

MarcusFalls

Specialist
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
Hello, i have a phd and trained for traumatic event therapy esspecially needs emphatised. Your world and your words will not be shared nor recorded by any means. Thank you.
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806
United States

DanaMH

Marvel
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
My Involvement Community Mentor Leader for 35+ Support Team Leader for 35+ Forum Mentor for 35+ and 50 plus Forum Supporter Support session leader Feed Team Peer Support Verifying Listeners Team I like to help others and like to be helped also. Created the following to help everyone please let me know if there is a web site that I should add as a resource: ACT resources   -  An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy   CBT resources -  How CBT can help-  Anxiety Worksheets-  Cognitive distortions -  Health anxiety -  psychologytools.com/download-therapy-worksheets.html   DBT resources -  psychcentral.com/lib/an-overview-of-dialectical-behavior-therapy/ -  lmgroeszpsychotherapy.com -  Coping with Flashbacks -  Feelings wheel -  Turning the mind Activity Scheduling Activities can be connected to the way you feel. If you track feelings of depression, you may discover that when you are depressed you are more passive and less active. Following the observation that depressed people tend to stop doing pleasurable activities, depression treatments often emphasize increasing the weekly number of pleasurable activities. Additional ways to improve mood: Surround yourself with people who have a positive impact on you Invest in friendships and have a “go to” person that you can trustBecome more forgiving - forgive yourself and forgive others Build on areas of strength and note evidence for new beliefs that replace old negative beliefs (praise yourself for things you accomplish)Keep a gratitude journal   Coping skills -  Alphabet of Stress Management and Coping Skills -  Adult Pleasant Activities -  Adult Pleasant Events -  99 Coping Skills   Books -  5 love languages and then discuss it-  Mindfulness for borderline personality disorder   Contacts -  Cancer-  Cahoots-  Doctor Reviews-  Doctor Specialists-  Acupuncture-  Chiropractor-  Dermatologists-  ENT – Ear, Nose, Throat-  Find A Hospital-  Find A Physician-  Find top rated doctor in my area-  GI - gastroenterology-  Gynecologists-  Doctor search-  What to expect from visit-  Hospital Reviews-  How To Find A Doctor That Accepts My Insurance-  How To Search For Doctors That Accept Medicaid-  Massage-  OBGYNs-  Ophthalmologist and Optometrists: Similarities and Differences-  Types of Doctors-  Urgent Care-  Find a Trusted Mental Health Treatment Center for You-  Hourglass-  Mission-  NAMI-  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 800-273-8255/Text 741741 (Text Start)-  Pleasant activities list-  Couples-  Find a therapist-  Open Source Counseling-  Optometrist-  Psychologytoday-  Types of Therapists-  List of suicide crisis lines-  befrienders.org - helps you find helplines by country-  imalive.org - an online crisis chat service, for anyone anywhere in the world.-  Psych Central Common Hotline Phone Numbers-  suicide.org - List of suicide helplines-  suicidestop.com - helps you find online chat, emergency numbers and crisis hotlines for many different countries in the world-  Warmline-  White Bird-  WomanSpace   Self-help guides -  7cups   Other Links -  Abortion-  Advice for Teens-  Alcohol-  Anger and Aggression-  Anxiety-  Bible Study-  Breathing Exercises And Techniques -  Detox Local-  Exercises for Relaxation-  Problems-  Problems: Causes, Tests, and Treatments-  Coping with Depression-  Crisis hotlines the recovery group-  Depression - A majority of people experience depression at least once during their lifetime, but they may or may not be aware of it. Understanding what depression is begins the journey toward recovering from depression. You may not realize that depression symptoms are not just emotional. Depression is much more than a low mood, feeling sad, and being irritable. There are cognitive (e.g., self-criticism and hopeless thoughts), behavioral (e.g., isolating from others and having difficulty ’getting started’ with activities), and physical (e.g., sleep problems and change in appetite) symptoms as well. The mind and body are very much connected, and the way that depression affects someone demonstrates that strong connection. Learn more about what depression is by reading the Depression Guide on 7 Cups of Tea’s website. You can also talk to someone about your experience of depression by requesting to chat with one of our listeners.Millions of people suffer from depression everyday? How do I know if I'm depressed or if I'm just sad?-  Forgiveness -  How to Get Help-  Key To a Happier Future-  Letting go of grudges and bitterness-  Minors Legal Questions and Answers   Panic Attacks -  10 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack-  Psychology and its practice-  Psychologytoday-  What Does the Bible Say-  Guide to Women's Self Defense and Self Protection-  Healing Self-Hate-  Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Disability-  Help with your sex life-  How to help a friend who is being abused-  Instant Self-Denfense-  Self Help Resources-  Womens Health-  MentalHelp - Comprehensive Mental Health and Mental Illness information on topics like Depression, Bipolar, Suicide, Anxiety, Addiction, Schizophrenia, and more.-  Mindfulness meditation-  A Bad Dream Is More Than Just A Dream: The Science Of Nightmares-  Adult nightmares-  Causes and facts-  How can you interpret dreams-  Research and Treatments-  Prevent nightmares-  Psychologytoday-  Sleep Disorders-  Sleep Education-  Parents & Teachers: Tips & Advice for Talking to Teens About Sex-  PTSD: National Center for PTSD-  Women and PTSD-  Child sexual abuse-  Dealing with Rape-  How to Prevent a Potential Rape-  Help after rape and sexual assault-  If your child is raped-  http://www.sarsas.org.uk/self-help-guides/-  https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/recovering-from-rape-and-sexual-trauma.htm-  Medical Examination of the Rape Victim-  Raiin-  Rape Victims Prone to Suicide-  Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Disorders-  Sexual Assault Survivor's Guide-  Sexual Misconduct Law and Legal Definition-  Statutory Rape: A guide to state laws and reporting requirements-  Survivors Chat-  Things Not to Say to a Survivor of a Sexual Crime-  What is Sexual Violence-  Recovering Your Mental Health-  How Can I Satisfy My Sexual Desire If I’m Destined For Singleness Read the book5 love languagesand then discuss it-  Setting boundaries-  Understanding Ourselves and Our Relationships-  https://www.rainn.org/articles/self-care-after-trauma-  Self Growth-  Self Injury outreach and support-  Self-Soothing Techniques: Distraction-  Sex Addicts Anonymous-  Sex Therapy-  Social Anxiety-  Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers-  Teaching kids consent ages 1-21-  Teen Health-  Therapy Worksheets and Handouts-  Trauma Self-Help Books & Workbooks-  Why do men rape women-  Women self defense
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2854
United States
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Hannah Caradonna

HannahCaradonnnaMSW
Social Worker, MSW, RCSW (RCC #11330)
I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for you to work through your problems. I can help you with anxiety, disordered eating, depression, relationship problems and more.
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Victoria
Canada
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Christina Hussami

ChristinaHussamiLCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Strengths-based, solution-focused therapist focusing on helping clients find life balance and navigating down their own path leading towards overall well-being.
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Oak Ridge, NC
United States

BigDogTherapy

Paragon 10
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
I gladly take new chats but I can't always reply quickly, every time.  If you need immediate assistance, seek out a listener who is online right now. ----------------------------------- I live in North America!  If you live in the UK or a similar longitude, my current time is 7 hours earlier.  If you live in eastern Europe my time could be about 10 hours earlier.  If you live in Asia, think 12-14 hours earlier!  Please consider the time zone differences when contacting me and do not be shocked if you do the math and I am non-responsive in the middle of North American night! ----------------------------------- I am a 50+ year old male I have experience in many areas that may be of interest to you - I am a parent of 3 children, age range from teen to young adult - I live in a house where real LGBTQ issues are positively supported including direct experience with transgender youth - I live in a house where I support people with depression and anxiety - For more than a decade I helped support an elderly parent suffering from dementia - I work in a professional environment supervising hundreds of employees, working through common workplace issues daily - I manage stress and anxiety of my own through personal accountability and exercise - I am an atheist, but I respect the value and existence of religion in peoples' lives as long as it is used for good - Yes I have a big dog in my house, a standard poodle.  She reduces stress for everyone she is in contact with. - I do not discuss politics, especially the current administration.  
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5612
Canada