Videos of Black bodies being abused by those meant to protect us, laws passing in an effort to silence history, and daily microaggressions are just some of the realities facing Black America. Meanwhile, anxiety, depression, and suicide are on the rise, while barriers to accessing mental health care have stopped many from getting the helpContinue reading “The State of Black Mental Health: Thoughts & Perspectives from Black Therapists”
Alma member Evans Rochaste, NP, calls attention to the risk of perpetuating trauma or stigma by not taking the time to understand the culture in which a client lives.
Alma member Raquel Carrasquillo, LCSW, shares experiences and concerns common among Latinx clients, and strategies for gauging a provider’s cultural sensitivity.
Sweta Venkataramanan, PsyD, addressed experiences unique to Indian American individuals and offered recommendations for finding a therapist equipped to support them.