This post was written by Harry Ritter, a physician-turned-entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Alma. Teletherapy has made mental health care more accessible than ever before, making care possible for people who otherwise would never have been able to get it. But the antiquated system of licensure in the United States is creating aContinue reading “How Cross-State Licensure Reform Can Ease America’s Mental Health Crisis”
Tag Archives: guide
A Roe v. Wade Resource Guide for Mental Health Care Providers
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to access abortion, marks a major change to reproductive rights and will disproportionately affect individuals from historically excluded and oppressed communities.
Cognitive behavioral therapy: What it is, how it works, and who it’s best for
The CBT approach is premised on the idea that our thoughts, emotions, and actions are interconnected: a person interprets a situation and acts according to how they think or feel in the moment.
How to find a culturally sensitive therapist as a Latinx person
Alma member Raquel Carrasquillo, LCSW, shares experiences and concerns common among Latinx clients, and strategies for gauging a provider’s cultural sensitivity.
How to find a culturally sensitive therapist as an Afro-Caribbean person
Alma member Rode Toussaint, LMHC, shared culturally-specific experiences and questions Afro-Caribbean individuals can ask to gauge a therapist’s understanding of Caribbean culture.