Limitations of Pop Culture Self-care
November 1, 2023
We’ve all heard the calls for self-care. Marketing eats this up: Buy a treat! Book a...
Empowerment Through Boundaries
August 30, 2023
Boundaries are healthy and intentional guidelines that we set with others to clarify who we are...
Stop Worrying So Much
August 8, 2023
Why Do We Worry So Much? Life can be complex, filled with ups and downs that...
[VIDEO] How to Find Your Compassionate Voice Ft. Leanette Pokuwaah
April 13, 2022
It's easy to be compassionate towards others, but what about towards yourself? Clinical Resident Leanette Pokuwaah discusses practicing your 'compassionate voice' by showing yourself love, kindness, patience and compassion, even when it feels difficult to recognize yourself kindly.
[VIDEO] Black People, the Church and Therapy
May 3, 2021
Candance shares her personal experience as a black woman growing up in church. She especially leans...
The Rabbit Listened
May 3, 2021
A couple of years ago, I got an unexpected call while I was at work. I...
[VIDEO] Navigating Racial Tension – A Mental Health Perspective
June 2, 2020
Pamela Larkin, a mental health therapist at Optimum Joy Clinical Counseling, joins Alexandra Hoerr to discuss...
Breaking Mental Health Stigmas Among Asian Americans
August 3, 2018
Growing up I remember the gossip within the Korean church community about people that would go...
Strength in Loss: Embracing Grief and Lamenting Well
July 31, 2018
During my graduate training to become a therapist, my professor’s parents passed away. It may sound...
You’ve Got to Feel It to Heal It: Learning to Cope with Difficulty
July 26, 2018
It is a natural human tendency to want to avoid, minimize, or eliminate painful feelings, thoughts,...