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.
Psychodynamic therapy uses self-reflection and self-examination to explore a person’s internal motivations, feelings, desires, and needs and how each influences their behavior.
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.
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.