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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.

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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

Season 5 Trailer: The Comeback

9/11/2023
Trigger warning: Medical Trauma The re-launch of the Latinx Therapy podcast comes after very difficult past few years. In this trailer, I share about the dyfunctional family dynamics I was experiencing, my experience with my mother's illness, about the day she passed away and how it has impacted me. I will hold a Q&A via our Instagram stories, and via our YouTube channel since the podcast will be in video format going forward. I appreciate everyone's support. Please subscribe to the YouTube: youtube.com/@latinxtherapy If you are seeking a therapist, please latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist

Duration:00:41:01

Terapia de sueños con Terapeuta Claudia Barfoot

4/19/2022
En este episodio hablamos con Claudia Barfoot, consejera licenciada de salud mental. Conversamos sobre qué es la terapia de trabajo de sueño. Claudia nos explica cómo es que alguien puede especializarse en este tipo de terapia, que se puede esperar un cliente al recibir esta terapia y nos da ejemplos de algunos sueños comunes y su percepción de cuando uno sueña con una casa y más. Para obtener más información sobre la invitada de hoy, visite: https://www.claudiabarfoot.com/ Instagram / Facebook: @thelandofpossible Encuentra un terapeuta Latinx: latinxtherapy.com y siguenos en @latinxtherapy en Instagram, Facebook, YouTube y Tik Tok!

Duration:00:16:36

Dream Work in Therapy

4/5/2022
In this episode we speak with Claudia Barfoot who is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York and Colorado. We discuss what Dream Work Therapy is, how to become a therapist specializing in Dream Work, what clients can expect in this type of therapy, and Claudia provides an interesting viewpoint of dreams we may commonly experience. Follow our guest, Claudia on Instagram: @thelandofpossible! Check out her profile in our directory: https://latinxtherapy.com/therapists/claudia-barfoot-ma-plc-lmhc/ ClaudiaBarfoot.com Stay tuned for workshops in May 2022 If you like this episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter/TikTok & Facebook: @LatinxTherapy Resources Mentioned in Episode: Find a Therapist http://www.latinxtherapy.com Dream school in Canada by Toko-Pa Turner: thebasehealing.com/tokopa-turner Books: Where People Fly and Water Runs Uphill by Jeremy Taylor Robert Moss The Oracle of Night by Sidarta Ribeiro

Duration:00:25:53

Apoyando los jóvenes sobrevivientes del abuso sexual

3/28/2022
En este episodio hablamos con la terapeuta Colombiana Americana Amanda Serrano, LCSW (trabajadora social titulada en ambiente clínico) de North Carolina y directora ejecutiva de Sunrise-Amanecer Inc. Amanda define el abuso sexual, el impacto en la salud mental, factores de riesgo, el conflicto en las familias Latinx después de una revelación, y cierra la conversación con un mensaje de consejo para los sobrevivientes de este tipo de abuso. Sigue nuestra invitada, Amanda en Instagram : @sunriseamanecerservices ! Mira debajo para más información de ella. Recursos: https://www.childwelfare.gov/spanish/ https://www.stopitnow.org/ohc-content/comportamientos-para-observar-cuando-los-adultos-estan-con-los-ninos-y-las-senales-que https://www.rainn.org/es Victimas de crimen (busque en su estado): https://www.benefits.gov/es/benefit/4416

Duration:00:18:37

Supporting Youth Sexual Abuse Survivors

3/22/2022
In this episode we speak with Colombian American therapist Amanda Serrano, LCSW from North Carolina and CEO of Sunrise-Amanecer Inc. Amanda defines sexual abuse, the mental health effects of survivors, risk factors, the struggles in Latinx families after a disclosure, and she closes with guidance to survivores. Follow our guest, Amanda, on Instagram: @sunriseamanecerservices! Check out her information below. Practice Website: SunriseAmanecerServices.org Directory Profile: latinxtherapy.com/therapists/sunrise-amanecer-inc If you like this episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter/TikTok & Facebook: @LatinxTherapy Find a Therapist: http://www.latinxtherapy.com To support Latinx Therapy, consider donating to our non-profit foundation: alejandrefoundation.org

Duration:00:26:25

Recuperando del Duelo

8/20/2021
En este segmento sobre abuso de sustancias, damos la bienvenida a Paulina Isabel Almarosa , LCSW de Los Angeles, California, y la fundadora de Latinx Grief- una comunidad digital para personas que están recuperando de una perdida. Ella nos habla de su experiencia profesional del duelo, cómo se define, los efectos que tiene sobre la mente, el cuerpo y el espirito, la mejor manera de apoyar a alguien y también comparte recursos. Sigue a Paulina en Instagram @latinxgrief Si te gusta este episodio, déjanos una reseña en iTunes! Para apoyar esta causa, considere donar, contáctenos en info@latinxtherapy.com o continúe a través de Venmo handle @latinxtherapy. Síganos en las redes sociales: IG / Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy Recursos Bilingüe: Encuentre un terapeuta: www.latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist Megan Davine- Está bien que no estés bien The Dougy Center: https://www.dougy.org/ Our Grief House (en Los Angeles): https://www.ourhouse-grief.org/ Nacional: Busquen por internet la oficina de Victimas de Crimen en su estado para terapia gratiuta y otros tipos de ayudas.

Duration:00:12:24

Grief and Loss in the Latinx Community

5/22/2021
In this episode we speak with Paulina Isabel Almarosa who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Founder of Latinx Grief. We discuss what grief and grieving is, how grief causes changes within us, how to help a loved one grieving and resources for those grieving. Follow our guest, Paulina Isabel Almarosa, LCSW on Instagram: @latinxgrief & stay tuned for her to launch her private practice! If you like this episode, leave us a review on iTunes. Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy. If you’d like to contribute to the projects and the podcast, please consider donating to our fundraiser. Find a Therapist: http://www.latinxtherapy.com Resources Mentioned in Episode: Book: It’s Ok that You’re Not Ok- Megan Devine (available in Spanish) The National Grief Center for Children & Families:dougy.org Groups in SoCal: ourhouse-grief.org (free groups & education for children & adults) Nationwide: Google your state’s Victims of Crime program for free counseling (for victims of crimes)

Duration:00:11:13

Season 4 Trailer!

4/29/2021
Welcome to Season 4! We made it fam! In this trailer, founder of Latinx Therapy, Adriana Alejandre gives insight as to how season 4 will be structured and updates you all on some life changes. If you are new to Latinx Therapy, feel free to catch up on other episodes that catch your eye & we recommend sharing a Spanish episode with a family member, too. Use #latinxtherapy on social media to refer to the podcast! Adriana will discuss various mental health topics with not only Latinx mental health professionals, but also with community members. Our episodes stay focused on the myths carried in our culture from generations ago, with a decolonized perspective. If you’d like to contribute to the projects and the podcast, please consider donating to our fundraiser: https://donorbox.org/latinxtherapy For more information and bilingual resources, visit latinxtherapy.com Follow Us on Our Channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok: @latinxtherapy

Duration:00:07:54

Break the Stigma with Founder of Consent Parenting!

2/9/2021
Trigger Warning- In this episode we discuss sexual abuse & there is a mention of porn. In this special Break the Stigma episode, and final segment of Season 3, we get to know Rosalia Rivera- a coach, consent educator specialist, mom and founder of Consent Parenting. We learn about digital safety and ways to protect our children from online predators, whether they are strangers or people you & your child may know. We discuss ways human traffickers use online spaces to access children, demystify the myths around online safety and educate you on what grooming may look like. About our guest, Rosalia Rivera: Consent Parenting: https://www.consentparenting.com/ Her Podcast: https://aboutconsent.com Facebook: Consent Parenting Instagram: @consentparenting If you like this episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy. To support this cause please consider donating, contact us at info@latinxtherapy.com or donate via Venmo @latinxtherapy. Find a Therapist: www.latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist Resources from Episode: Amaze.orgCommonSenseMedia.org

Duration:00:17:27

Salud Mental de los Jóvenes Inmigrantes

1/29/2021
En este segmento, tenemos una discusión con Stephanie Del Chiaro, terapeuta licenciada de matrimonio y familia, y también la fundadora de su consultorio en San Francisco, CA. Hablamos sobre las implicaciones emocionales del estatus migratorio, familia, educación, e intervenciones que ayudarán a los jóvenes inmigrantes en terapia. Información sobre nuestra invitada, Stephanie: Instagram: @sdc_therapyPuede comunicarse con Stephanie y su práctica en: sites.google.com/stephaniedelchiaro.org/therapy/home Stephanie también es un miembro de nuestro directorio: latinxtherapy.com/therapists/stephanie-del-chiaro-lmft/ Si te gusta este episodio, déjanos un comentario en Apple Podcasts Review. Síguenos en las redes: IG/Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy. Para apoyar esta causa, considere hacer una donación para ayudar con los costos de producción.Venmo @LatinxTherapy. Encuentre un terapeuta: www.latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist Recursos mencionado en el segmento: Informed Immigrant:https://www.informedimmigrant.com/Immigrants Rising: https://immigrantsrising.org/ First5 CA: https://www.first5california.com/en-us/ Servicios legales: https://www.chirla.org/ Dreamers RoadMap- para becas: http://dreamersroadmap.org/

Duration:00:18:25

Immigrant Youth's Mental Health

1/21/2021
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 of our directory, check out her profile: latinxtherapy.com/therapists/stephanie-del-chiaro-lmft/ If you like this episode, leave us a review on iTunes. Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy. To support this cause please consider donating to help with production costs. Donate via Venmo @latinxtherapy. Find a Therapist: www.latinxtherapy.com/therapist Resources Mentioned in Episode: Informed Immigrant:https://www.informedimmigrant.com/Immigrants Rising:https://immigrantsrising.org/ First5 CA:https://www.first5california.com/en-us/ Legal Services:https://www.chirla.org/ Informed Immigrant Guide for Clinicians: https://www.informedimmigrant.com/guides/daca-mental-health-providers/ Dreamers RoadMap- to find scholarships:http://dreamersroadmap.org/ Mutual Aid & Immigrant Advocate: Instagram- @EdwinSotos

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 this episode, leave us a review on iTunes. Follow us on social media: IG/Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy. To support this cause please consider donating, contact us at info@latinxtherapy.com or go ahead via Venmo handle is @latinxtherapy. Resources: Find a Therapist:www.latinxtherapy.com/therapist OpenPathCollective.org

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, trabajadora social clínica licenciada, psicoterapeuta de Xicana y propietaria de la práctica grupal Corazón Counseling Service. Puede comunicarse con Emilia y con el equipo de consejería de Corazón en el sitio web: www.corazoncounseling.com correo electrónico: therapy@corazoncounseling.com Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/corazoncounseling Instagram @corazoncounseling Recursos Encuentre un terapeuta Latinx: latinxtherapy.com Parent Support International - Charla (gratuita) con un terapeuta: www.postpartum.net/get-help/chat-with-an-expert/ 1.800.944.4773 Consulte los recursos del distrito escolar para niños para conocer los grupos de apoyo Primeros 5 de California: http://www.first5california.com Artículo sobre padres y salud mental de Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/p/parents-and-mental-health

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 Terapia de Juego. Visiten su página web: www.andreavargaslmhc.com Encuéntrenla en Instagram y Facebook: @andreavargaslmhc Recursos: Información sobre terapia de juego: https://psicologiaymente.com/clinica/terapia-de-juego Encuentre un terapeuta en nuestro directorio: www.latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist

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 students. Learn more here: www.andreavargaslmhc.com Follow her on Instagram and Facebook: @andreavargaslmhc Resources: Learn about Play Therapy: www.a4pt.org Virtual Play Room: Bumblebls.com/product/vpr Find a Latinx Therapist (Directory): www.latinxtherapy.com/find-a-therapist Supporting the Latinx Therapy Podcast: www.latinxtherapy.com/joindonorbox.org/latinxtherapyinfo@latinxtherapy.com

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 psychotherapist & owner of the group practice, Corazón Counseling Service. You can reach Emilia and the Corazon Counseling Team Website-www.corazoncounseling.com email: therapy@corazoncounseling.com Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/corazoncounseling Instagram @corazoncounseling Resources Find a Latinx Therapist : latinxtherapy.com Parent Support International: (Free) Chat with a Therapist: www.postpartum.net/get-help/chat-with-an-expert/ 1.800.944.4773 Check children’s school district resources for support groups First 5 California: http://www.first5california.com Parents and Mental Health Article from Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/p/parents-and-mental-health

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 like. Did you know that Latinas are 37 percent more likely than other groups to suffer from postpartum depression? It is estimated that Latinas living in the U.S. have a higher risk of developing postpartum depression compared to others, with even higher risk among immigrant Latinas. Connect with Lucia: Instagram & Facebook: @twistedforsugar Cotton Candy https://www.twisted4sugar.com Churro Service: @churroservice https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdTc9Ky5kNI_5PWX127ppSfp1FKgTvoFF6IOSbnb4P2C-xa2A/viewform Resources: Find a Latinx Therapist: www.latinxtherapy.com Get Help in English or Español with postpartum Support International: https://www.postpartum.net/get-help/help-for-moms/ Statistic in Episode: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/latinas-at-higher-risk-of-postpartum-depression_n_2315969 Sponsor: Consent Parenting http://www.aboutconsent.com/protect CONSENT Parenting is an online platform for survivor parents to learn how to empower their kids about body safety, boundaries and consent to protect them from abuse. Sign up for their CHILD PREDATOR PROTECTION MASTERCLASS to learn the 3 things you can do to protect your kids from (online + offline) 'predatory grooming' so that your kids are not targeted and can prevent abuse.? Use code: LATINX to get 50% off the class on aboutconsent.com/protect.

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 de estadísticas del abuso de niños, habla sobre señales que los niños pueden tener si han sido abusados y nos da recomendaciones sobre que hacer si sospechamos de un abuso. También hablamos sobre lo que la cultura nos ensena de mantener secretos y los efectos que trae el abuso sexual en toda la familia. Pueden seguir a Dra. Lydiana en Instagram y el Facebook: @dr.lydianagarcia La pagina web de ella es: www.beyondresiliencelife.com Recursos: Encuentre un terapeuta Latinx: www.latinxtherapy.com Que hacer si sospecha abuso, y los señales: https://www.rainn.org/articles/qu%C3%A9-hacer-si-sospecha-que-est%C3%A1n-lastimando-una-ni%C3%B1oa Cómo Afrontar el Shock del Abuso Sexual Intrafamiliar: Información para Padres y Cuidadores https://www.nctsn.org/resources/como-afrontar-el-shock-del-abuso-sexual-intrafamiliar-informacion-para-padres-y-cuidadores Folleto Informativo Sobre el Abuso Sexual Infantil: Para Padres, Maestros y Demás Cuidadores https://www.nctsn.org/resources/folleto-informativo-sobre-el-abuso-sexual-infantil-para-padres-maestros-y-demas-cuidadores Recuperarse Del Daño (Un libro bilingüe)

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 knows. Dr. Lydiana Garcia is a Boricua licensed psychologist in Los Angeles, CA and shares with us what sexual abuse is, statistics on child sexual abuse, common signs teens may have if they have been abused, recommended way of handling not only a suspicion of abuse, but also the disclosure of sexual abuse. We also talk about common cultural things such as secrets and the effects that sexual abuse on a young family member has on the entire family system. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook: @dr.lydianagarcia www.beyondresiliencelife.com About our Sponsor CONSENTparenting™: www.aboutconsent.com/protect "CONSENTparenting™ is an online platform for survivor parents to learn how to empower their kids about body safety, boundaries and consent to protect them from abuse. Sign up for their CHILD PREDATOR PROTECTION MASTERCLASS to learn the 3 things you can do to protect your kids from (online + offline) 'predatory grooming' so that your kids are not targeted and can prevent abuse. Use code: LATINX to get 50% off the class on aboutconsent.com/protect." Resources: Find a Latinx Therapist: www.latinxtherapy.com/therapists www.RAINN.org Helping Your Child Recover from Sexual Abuse When Your Child has Been Molested (A Parents Guide) Healing the Harm Done (Bilingual Book) Sign up for our therapist network: www.latinxtherapy.com/sign-up Sign up for our Patreon to support: www.patreon.com/latinxtherapy

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 apoyar esta causa, considere donar, contáctenos en info@latinxtherapy.com o continúe a través de Venmo handle @latinxtherapy. Síganos en las redes sociales: IG / Twitter: @LatinxTherapy, Facebook: Latinx Therapy Para Aprender Sobre Nuestra Invitada: Genesis Games, Instagram @themiamitherapist http://themiamitherapist.com Recursos Bilingüe: Encuentre un terapeuta: www.latinxtherapy.com/therapist Alcohólicos Anónimos: www.aa.org SAHMSA: https://www.samhsa.gov Línea de Ayuda: 1-800-662-4357

Duration:00:23:29