Writing a loving letter to my younger self
“You all saved” me from homelessness
SL is an elderly 80 year old Punjabi speaking Indian woman experiencing depression, which began during the pandemic/lockdowns. She feels hopeless, with no purpose in life and doesn’t leave her house. Despite this she has attended all 5 of her counselling sessions which are conducted in Punjabi. She has been able to overcome social/cultural barriers by talking openly about her MH issues to an “outsider.” Although she reports little improvement in her mood, she engages well in sessions and there has been improvement in her physical appearance.