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These last two months have been the hardest this year. I hit an all time low that left me feeling hopeless, unworthy, ashamed, and just not good enough. I didn’t want to do anything and I just felt like a complete emotional mess. I sadly had days where I did not want to be alive. […]

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Zeahlot Lopez – Vida Therapy I have a unique approach to working with clients by using a holistic approach for healing and achieving goals. I am an alumni of University of California, Northridge and Mount Saint Mary’s University. My experience includes working with clients who experience trauma, relationship challenges, and family conflict. I am a […]

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Political uncertainty can be challenging, regardless of your beliefs or where you might fall on the political spectrum. For many Americans, the transition of power and the rapid speed of change may cause stress and anxiety about the political environment and the future of our nation. APA’s 2016 Stress in America™ survey revealed that two […]

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In my sophomore year of high school, I started having bouts of suicidal ideation. I would think about how best to kill myself, painlessly, without putting any of my loved ones through a gruesome scene. By then, though, I had learned that these were not issues I could discuss with my family. Mental health was […]

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Daniel Olavarria The City Psychotherapy Therapist in NYC: The City Psychotherapy specializes in individual and couples therapy for modern professionals who are looking to work on themselves and their relationships. Sessions are available in my Midtown Manhattan office and through my secure online video teletherapy option. You deserve therapy that is innovative, relatable, and affirming. You’ll […]

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Means finding out where I got lost. Pinpointing where I was misguided to believe that my self worth, self care and value for resting was less than that of White folks living with Bipolar II Disorder. And that, for me, to be a survivor of mental health and trauma, as a genderqueer Person of Color, […]

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Cultural Humility
03 October

In therapy and really in life, people bring their expectations, beliefs, communication styles, and attitudes to all of their interactions. Mental health professionals also bring their own assumptions and previous experiences in to the room. Cultural humility is a lens we can use to understand culture and help navigate those interactions, especially when working with […]

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Workplace Wellness
01 September

Do you Love or Hate your Job? Loving or hating a job can cause more or less stress in life. Did you know, 70% of those currently employed are searching for other jobs. Less than one-third of Americans are happy with their work. Half of the workforce is “checked-out.” Eighteen percent are unhappy with their […]

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Trauma occurs when something bad happens that makes you feel unsafe and scared. And because this experience was a big deal, it has an ongoing impact on your life. Lots of different kinds of events can cause trauma. Some common examples are: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Your brain can be put under a lot of […]

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MHA’s Back to School Toolkit – developed each year and released in mid-August in anticipation of the start of the new school year – provides free resources, tools, tips, and information on early identification themes and Before Stage 4 messaging. MHA’s 2018 Back to School Toolkit will provide young people with information to help them […]

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