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...
Emotional Wellness During the Pandemic

Emotional Wellness During the Pandemic

The arrival of the novel coronavirus created a need for a concentration on preventive physical health. More than ever, humans across the globe began paying attention to their diets, taking herbs, exercising and washing their hands for what initially felt like an...
Seeking a Mental Health Professional

Seeking a Mental Health Professional

We have a lot of options when it comes to expressing our emotions. We can take that breakup, those feelings of inadequacy, that rage, or those fears of failure to our friends, family members, spiritual leaders, or to a therapist. You may wonder, why is a therapist a...