Latinx Therapy

Latinx Therapy

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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April 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 ...
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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...

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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_therapy
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    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/...

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    November 16, 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 ...

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    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...

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    September 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 chil...

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    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...

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    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 ...

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    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. Ga...

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    February 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 o...

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    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 ...

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    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 

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    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...

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    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 Me...

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     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 ...

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    June 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 w...

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    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...

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    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 la...

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    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 ...

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