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In this book, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Karen Zelaya-Kendall, who has 22 years of experience as a psychotherapist treating clients with mental illness, challenges people to see that having a mental illness is a gift that allows people to live a better life instead of a burden or curse. Dr. Zelaya-Kendall shares her perspectives as a psychotherapist, a woman and caretaker to encourage women and all people to take care of themselves to live a happy and healthy life. The aim of this book is to shatter the negative stereotypes people have about having a mental illness that keeps them from getting the help and support they need to recover.