Corona Corona Corona Sneaks into your house at night Looking for someone to fight The virus thinks it is right It is already to bite Corona Corona Corona – Anonymous
Leichsenring Steinert Ioannidis 2019.
The Bleacher’s “I wanna get better” is first and foremost a great song. It inspires hope while avoiding trite platitudes – that was what initially grabbed my attention. Intrigued, I looked up the music video and was titillated to see that the song was about psychotherapy. I had mused as much – after all, that’s my job and the themes seemed relevant. I was blown away by the creative, connected feel the video elicits. I have wondered, myself, about a common refrain that either I hear or that I want to hear from my patients…. Something like the refrain “I wanna get better.” I can’t say that’s the resounding refrain in my office – maybe more like, ‘I’d like to…
There are probably 14 reasons to cancel this show but let’s find the silver lining. Suicide among young people is on the rise, I have seen this personally in my practice and the epidemiology confirms the clinical observation. So it’s certainly a relevant and timely topic for young people. Sometimes art leads us to new levels of clinical understanding or awareness – until then here’s a toolkit to help.