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Break the stigma of mental health as it relates to the Latinx community. Learn self-help techniques, how to support ourselves or those around us that struggle with mental illnesses and create cultural competency for other providers working with the Latinx population.

Break the stigma of mental health as it relates to the Latinx community. Learn self-help techniques, how to support ourselves or those around us that struggle with mental illnesses and create cultural competency for other providers working with the Latinx population.

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United States

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Break the stigma of mental health as it relates to the Latinx community. Learn self-help techniques, how to support ourselves or those around us that struggle with mental illnesses and create cultural competency for other providers working with the Latinx population.

Language:

English


Episodes

Immigrant Youth's Mental Health

1/12/2021
In this episode we speak with Stephanie Del Chiaro who is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of her private practice in San Francisco, CA. We discuss the mental health implications of immigration status, family, school issues, and interventions that are helpful for immigrant youth in therapy. Information about Our Guest: Stephanie Del Chiaro: Instagram:@sdc_therapy Check out her practice at: sites.google.com/stephaniedelchiaro.org/therapy/home Stephanie is also a member...

Duration:00:21:17

The Side Effects of Specializing in Trauma While Parenting

12/16/2020
In this episode we speak with Susana Marquez founder of Wellness Para La Mama and Marriage and Family Therapist in Long Beach, CA. We discuss what it’s like being a therapist that specializes in trauma, the mental health impact, boundaries needed with ourselves and our family, and how to remain balanced. We also briefly discuss how to become a trauma therapist. Follow Susana on Instagram: @wellnessparalamama & check out her practice at: https://www.wellnessparalamama.com/.com If you like...

Duration:00:26:14

Salud Mental para Padres

11/15/2020
En este episodio, tenemos una discusión introductoria sobre la salud mental de los padres con un enfoque en los padres maternos. Discutimos qué factores deben considerar los padres para su salud mental, los factores de riesgo para los padres latinos, como el estado migratorio o la aculturación, qué hacer si un padre necesita apoyo. Además, discutimos el cambio de mentalidad generacional en lo que respecta a la salud mental, y como recibir tratamiento. Nuestra invitada es Emilia Ortega-Jara,...

Duration:00:10:51

¿Qué es la terapia de juego?

9/23/2020
La terapia de juego se basa en el uso del juego como elemento de comunicación. Esta terapia puede llegar a exteriorizar las emociones y experiencias de manera simbólica, para niñxs entre las edades de 3 a 12. Andrea Vargas es una consejera de salud mental, con licencia en Florida, con certificaciones en Play Therapy, FirstPlay y con capacitación en desensibilización y reprocesamiento de movimientos oculares (EMDR), igualmente es la presidenta del Sur de Florida de la Asociación Estatal de...

Duration:00:12:59

What is Play Therapy?

9/16/2020
Play Therapy is a specialized psychotherapy approach for working with children and helping them process their feelings using toys & games. Andrea Vargas is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, EMDR trained and a Certified FirstPlay Practitioner. She is also the South Chapter Chair for The Florida Association for Play Therapy. Her practice is located in Weston, Florida where she serves children of all ages, teens, and their families, as well as college...

Duration:00:22:59

Parents' Mental Health

5/5/2020
In this episode, we have an introductory discussion on parents’ mental health with a focus on maternal parents. We discuss what factors parents have to consider for their mental health, risk factors for Latinx parents such as immigration status or acculturation, what to do if a parent is in need of support, and we discuss the generational mindset shift when it comes to mental health and getting treatment. Our guest is Emilia Ortega- Jara who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a Xicana...

Duration:00:17:20

Lucia Rios: Her Story with Postpartum Depression

5/4/2020
Trigger Warning: Postpartum Depression Lucia Rios is a mom of two and the founder of Twisted Cotton Candy and Churro Service – gourmet catering services with a unique Latinx twist! She offers custom carts at events and cotton candy walls. Entrepreneurship came into her life as a means to a need after being diagnosed with postpartum depression. In this episode, we discuss Lucia’s experience with postpartum depression, the thoughts and stigma, as well as what her recovery journey was...

Duration:00:34:21

El Abuso Sexual en Jóvenes

4/25/2020
Advertencia: La información compartida en este segmento es sobre el abuso sexual. De todas las víctimas menores de 18 años, 2 de cada 3 tienen entre 12 a 17 años. Una en cada 9 niñas y uno en cada 53 niños son victimas de abuso a mano de adultos. 93% de los agresores es alguien quien el victima conoce. Nuestra invitada de este segmento es Dra. Lydiana García. Ella es una psicóloga de Puerto Rico que practica en Los Ángeles. Dra. García nos ayuda a entender que es el abuso sexual, hablamos...

Duration:00:19:33

Sexual Abuse in Teens

2/12/2020
Trigger Warning: The information shared here may be found triggering for individuals who have personally experienced sexual abuse or assault at any point of their lives. Please prioritize your inner needs, take breaks from the episode if you choose to listen. Of all victims under age 18, 2 out of 3 are within the ages of 12 and 17. One in 9 girls and 1 in 53 boys under the age of 18 experience sexual abuse or assault at the hands of adults. 93% of the perpetrators is someone the survivors...

Duration:00:27:06

Abuso de Alcohol en la Cultura

2/11/2020
En este segmento sobre abuso de sustancias, damos la bienvenida a Genesis Games, LMHC de Miami, Florida. Ella nos habla de su experiencia profesional con el abuso de alcohol, cómo se define el abuso de alcohol, los efectos que tiene sobre el individuo y la familia, los mitos detrás de esto en nuestra cultura, la mejor manera de apoyar a alguien con este problema y comparte recursos para los miembros de la familia para utilizar. Si te gusta este episodio, déjanos una reseña en iTunes! Para...

Duration:00:23:29

Substance Abuse in the Latinx Community

1/30/2020
In this episode on substance abuse, we welcome Genesis Games, LMHC from Miami, Florida. She sheds light on her knowledge with alcohol abuse, how alcohol abuse is defined, the effects it has on the individual and the family, the myths behind it in our culture & the best way to support someone with this issue. Follow Genesis on Instagram: @themiamitherapist & check out her practice at: www.TheMiamiTherapist.com If you like this episode, we would greatly appreciate a review on iTunes. Follow...

Duration:00:43:01

Season 3: Children's Mental Health

1/16/2020
Season 3 will be dedicated to Children's Mental Health topics. Please note that I recorded many of these interviews in 2018 but just was not been able to edit and release them due to many schedule changes I had in my life in 2019. The reason why I had thought of having a whole season on children mental health is truly because there’s a child in all of us, so even if you are not a parent or caregiver, this is for anyone who grew up as a child in the Latinx culture. In this trailer, I give a...

Duration:00:10:02

La Cultura & Codependency

1/8/2020
What is codependency for you? The following therapists use personal examples but also examples they use in the therapy setting. We define codependency, discuss cultural signs that may indicate we are codependent, overcoming codependency & more. Our speakers were: Luis Cornejo, LMFT @psychosocial_media https://psychosocial.media/ Stefany Fuentes, LMFT @vidacounselingandconsulting http://stefanydfuentes.com/ Claudette Meystayer, LCSW– Nicaragua – addictions -...

Duration:00:55:05

When God And Therapy Are Both Okay

6/4/2019
Yanira Peña, LMFT from Tustin, CA is one of our two season closers. We recorded this special episode on May 18th, 2019 LIVE in front of 70 people who attended our 1 year celebration in Los Angeles. This episode discusses the separation of religion, therapy and mental health. We review common misconceptions through her experience of being raised Catholic and now practicing Christianity. Yanira discloses a personal experience where she needed to embrace both religion and therapy. She uses both...

Duration:00:40:08

¿Y EL NOVIO?

6/4/2019
Zeahlot Lopez, LMFT, LPCC from Sherman Oaks, CA is one of our two season closers. We recorded this special episode on May 18th, 2019 LIVE in front of 70 people who attended our 1 year celebration in Los Angeles. This episode discusses the personal impact of being asked “¿y el novio?” but also how to empower yourself to remove the frustration that stems from this question. Zeahlot uses both her professional and personal experience with this topic! Our vendors and sponsors included these...

Duration:00:30:16

Break the Stigma with Dior Vargas

5/7/2019
Welcome to our last break the stigma segment of this season! This special episode on Mental Health Awareness month concludes Season 2 and we will begin Season 3 with Children's Mental Health next week! Today’s guest is Dior Vargas - a Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist living in New York City. She is the creator of the People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project, a response to the invisibility of people of color in the media representation of mental illness. She is also the editor...

Duration:00:29:10

La Ansiedad Cuando Limpiamos

3/19/2019
Hoy hablamos de un importante valor cultural, la limpieza. Es posible que no se ha realizado, pero la forma en que se nos enseña a limpiar y la razón por la que hacemos la limpieza tiene implicaciones para la salud mental que pasan inadvertidamente porque se realizan de forma automática y / o diaria. Para muchas personas en nuestra comunidad, la limpieza es uno de los elementos que nos da estatus, o quizás una de las cosas sobre las que realmente tenemos control. Discutimos la vergüenza que...

Duration:00:20:32

The Shame & Anxiety Behind Cleaning

3/13/2019
Today we discuss an important cultural value, cleaning. It may not be realized but the manner in which we are taught to clean and why we clean has mental health implications that go unnoticed because it’s done on an automatic and/or daily basis. For a lot of people in our community, cleaning is one of the elements that gives us status, or perhaps one of the things that we truly have control over. We discuss the shame that cleaning has had, the insecurities of asking for cleaning help, or...

Duration:00:28:20

Break the Stigma with Carmen & Lupe Andrade, Advocates & Siamese Twins

1/29/2019
Welcome to our first Break the Stigma segment of 2019! Today our special guests are Carmen and Lupe Andrade, 18 year old Latinas attending Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Carmen and Lupe are congenital twins from Veracruz, MX who moved to the US when they were 2 years old. Today we talk about their views of mental health & they share a personal important factor when seeking a therapist. We also discuss myths about congenital twins and what their support looks like! Carmen’s...

Duration:00:17:51

Nalgona Positivity Pride Talks Body Positivity & Disordered Eating

1/16/2019
Trigger Warning: Disordered Eating Topic We are back from a mid-season break! Expect episodes weekly going forward! Today’s guest is Gloria Lucas, founder of Nalgona Positivity Pride! We talk today about what Nalgona Positivity Pride is, why it started, disordered eating, the diet culture, what body positivity means, historical trauma with disordered eating, the history of native foods along with the colonization and shame of those foods, techniques for loving your body and much...

Duration:00:22:11