Carly Bassett

Carly Bassett is a licensed clinical social worker in Austin, Texas, specializing in grief, loss and trauma across the lifespan. She is a full-time psychotherapist and has private practice, in addition to the being a mother of two amazing kids. www.carlybassettlcsw.com


Nope, I’m not a superhero, but I am a mother—and that’s a lot

I already know I am efficient, capable, strong and fierce. But, I am also fatigued, sometimes overworked and underappreciated, and worst of all expected to be the one that keeps it together for everyone else.

Child Milestones

I blinked, and now…it’s time for kindergarten

This is early-childhood. I wiped away a tear from my eye.