Roamers Therapy Glossary

Over the past few years, we have been reflecting on some mental health terms that we discussed with our clients during sessions or heard from popular culture. This glossary is our attempt to compile and share such reflections as an accessible resource. Please be mindful that contents of our glossary should not be considered professional advice, therapeutic prescriptions, or a substitution for a relationship with a mental health professional.

A

Allies

Anorexia Nervosa

Antisocial Personality Disorder

Anxiety

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant-style Coping

B

Body Image

Borderline Personality Disorder

Breadcrumbing

Bulimia Nervosa

Burnout

C

Cancel Culture

Chosen Family

Codependency

Congruence

Coping

Core Beliefs

D

Desensitization

Dichotomous Thinking

Doorknob Phenomenon

E

Emotional Dysregulation

Empathy

Extraversion

F

Fallacies of Fairness

Forgiveness

Fortune Telling

Four Horsemen

G

Gaslighting

Generational Trauma

Gratitude

Grudges

Guilt

H

HAES (Health at Every Size)

Healthy Communication

Hyperarousal

I

Imposter Syndrome

Infidelity

J

K

L

LGBTQIA+ Pride

Locus of Control

Loneliness

Love Languages

M

Mental Filtering

Micro Self-care

Minority Stress

N

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

New Year’s Resolutions

O

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

P

Panic Attack

Perfectionism

Persistent Depression

Personal Boundaries

Productivity Guilt

Psychosis

Q

R

Relationship Agreements

Relationship Needs

Resistance

S

Schizophrenia

Self Abandonment

Self Awareness

Self Compassion

Social Comparison

Social Identities

Sound Relationship House

Sunday Scaries

T

Toxic Femininity

Toxic Masculinity

Toxic Positivity

Transference

Turning Towards

U

Unconditional Positive Regard

Unhelpful Thinking

V

Venting

Victim Blaming

W

White Fragility

Work Boundaries

X

Y

Z



   
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