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How to Begin Healing Your Inner Niña as a Parentified Latina

patriciaalvarado
Patricia Alvarado is a psychotherapist and owner and director of the group practice, Alvarado Therapy & co-founder of Latinx Healthy Minds providing mental health programs for Latinx professionals. Healing comes in many ways. Healing can occur even when we did not know that...
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Mental Health Guide for Being the Only Latina in the Room

patriciaalvarado
Patricia Alvarado is a psychotherapist and owner and director of the group practice, Alvarado Therapy  & co-founder of Latinx Healthy Minds providing mental health programs for Latinx professionals. Imagine this — you landed your dream job in your home city. The pay is great,...
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The Highs and Lows of Being a Latina Therapist

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals.   The earliest memory I have of wanting to...
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Cultural Practices that Help Cultivate Resilience in the Latinx Community

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. Throughout my life, the term “resilient” has been used...
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Digame: Oaxacan Therapist Mirna Martinez Talks Intersectionality in Mental Health

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Queer first-gen therapist Mirna Martinez (she/ her/ they/them) is a bilingual Associate Clinical Social Worker in the Los Angeles...
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“Ni de aquí, ni de allá’: Growing Up with an Undocumented Mom

patriciaalvarado
Patricia Alvarado is a psychotherapist and owner and director of the group practice, Alvarado Therapy  & co-founder of Latinx Healthy Minds providing mental health programs for Latinx professionals. I remember the stress and anxiety as the police car switched from one lane to the...
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Natalie Gutierrez’s Book Addresses CPTSD & Healing Within the BIPOC Community

Virginia Isaad
“You are a resilient soul” — that’s how Boricua therapist Natalie Gutierrez begins her book on the trauma and healing Black, Indigenous, People of Color  (BIPOC) face in The Pain We Carry: Healing from Complex PTSD for People of Color....
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Digame: Afro-Latina Therapist Gloria Osborne-Sheeler is Helping BIPOC Heal

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Gloria Osborne-Sheeler is a First Generation Panamanian-American licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and holistic healer who founded Glow In Therapy,...
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How Stereotype Threat Impacts Latinxs Mental Health & How to Cope

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals.   May is Mental Health Awareness Month, providing an...
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How to Navigate and Overcome First Gen Latinx Guilt

Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. For many First Generation Latinx, guilt is all too...