Chrystal – An Easter Seals Success Story

I had been through trauma in my childhood so my mom wanted me to be in counseling to work on those issues.  I was cutting and my mom started to look for a new counselor because the old ones hadn’t worked out.  I had been through a lot of counselors and some of them were really bad.  One told my mom that if I wanted to kill myself that she should let me.  He would just tell me to do whatever I wanted even if it was destructive.  I had another counselor that did not listen to me.  One counselor called me fat – she was ultra-skinny and told me I was heavy and made me feel worse about myself.