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Addressing Generational Trauma & Parentification in the Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
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. Trauma is a term that we hear often, especially...
Culture

4 Common Mental Health Challenges BIPOC First-Gens Face

Virginia Isaad
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. July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)...
Culture

Digame: Boricua Therapist Natalie Gutierrez Talks BIPOC Trauma & Healing

Virginia Isaad
Latine Natalie Yvette Gutiérrez, LMFT is a Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist in New York of Puerto Rican heritage. Much of her work is dedicated to providing trauma counseling to Black, Indigenous, and people of color healing from intergenerational trauma...
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Digame: Adriana Alejandre is Helping Make Mental Health Care Accessible for Latinxs

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Adriana Alejandre first experienced depression when she was a pregnant teen and had a hard time to coping. She grew...
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World Champion Boxer Marlen Esparza Talks Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Virginia Isaad
Seeking help for mental illness remains stigmatized in the Latinx community and part of the work that needs to happen to dismantle that is actually talking about mental health. During the panel discussion, “Wellness from Within,” for the L’Attitude 4-day...
Culture Lifestyle

Digame: Dr. Veroshk Williams Talks Fusing Astrology with Psychology

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Veroshk Williams is a psychologist and astrologist who has overcome great...
Lifestyle

Latinx Therapists Discuss Why Mental Health Days are Crucial After Traumatic Events

Virginia Isaad
As of August 15, there have been 261 mass shootings this year and so with a growing fear of public spaces, it seems there’s a growing sense of anxiety triggered by these traumatic events. The unpredictable and uncontrollable nature of mass...
Culture

Latinx Therapy Founder Adriana Alejandre Is Making Mental Health Care Accessible

Virginia Isaad
Adriana Alejandre’s first brush with depression was when she was a pregnant teen, feeling isolated from her family and unaware of how to handle it. Growing up in a Mexican-Guatemalan household, Alejandre was raised to push through instead of voicing...
Lifestyle

New Youtube Series Focuses on Issues Affecting LGBTQ Youth of Color

Virginia Isaad
The advent of social media has given a platform for marginalized communities but the openness found online doesn’t necessarily transfer to the real world and this newly launched Youtube series aims to bridge the gap. For LGBTQ youth of color,...