What to Look for in a Culturally Supportive Therapist

What to Look for in a Culturally Supportive Therapist

From BetterHelp to Talkspace, the number of mental health apps currently on the market can overwhelm anyone. Yet, out of all the mental health apps you can think of, how many advertise culturally supportive therapists? You’re not alone if you can’t think of one,...
Managing Stress and Anxiety

Managing Stress and Anxiety

Did you know that anxiety disorders are the most common mental health conditions in the United States? According to the anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million adults, ages 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population, are diagnosed with an anxiety...
Tips for Accessing Mental Health Therapy in Communities of Color

Tips for Accessing Mental Health Therapy in Communities of Color

Greetings! In my last WDC blog article I wrote about some of the challenges in accessing mental health therapy in communities of color. In this piece, I would like to share a few helpful tips on how to address some of these challenges.   Finances If affording...
The Benefits of Adding Mindfulness to Your Self-Care Routine

The Benefits of Adding Mindfulness to Your Self-Care Routine

Self-care is an essential practice that should be a core component of our health and wellness strategy. Mindfulness is one of the various self-care strategies that can be adopted in daily practice. Have you ever heard of or practiced mindfulness before? According to...
Dealing with Isolation During a Pandemic

Dealing with Isolation During a Pandemic

A fair amount of memes are circulating on social media encouraging people to “check on the extroverts” as they are “not ok” during this quarantine. One might assume that only extroverts are suffering during this isolative period. After all extroverts don’t just like...