Being vulnerable can be a precarious proposition. Too often, one could perceive it as a sign of weakness or, worse, used against us. Dr. Madelyn Rousku says it takes courage to be vulnerable because it takes us to a place we often don't want to go. But can displaying our vulnerability also be a source of strength?
Dr. Madelyn Rousku is a board-certified psychiatrist and serves as chief of psychiatry at the Claudia Black Young Adult Center, part of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare. She specializes in treating young adults who are experiencing a wide range of psychiatric concerns from substance use, eating issues, and mood and anxiety disorders to autism, sexual and gender identity, and more. Find out more about her work at www.claudiablackcenter.com.