Anastasia Williams is a registered nurse (RN), currently working as a case manager in home and community care.
In this episode, Anastasia touches on her lived experience with anxiety, emphasizing the lack of awareness and support she encountered growing up. Anastasia recalls being labeled as “problematic” and “attention seeking”, and states that only recently was she able to label the feelings she experienced as anxiety. Anastasia also touches on her volunteer role as a mental health educator, which includes teaching a cognitive behavioural therapy course.
"I'd like to see more mental health support in schools and for parents. I think it really starts there."