Tag: psychiatry

The Racial Trauma Handbook For Teens (out now!!!!!!!!!!)

The Racial Trauma Handbook For Teens (out now!!!!!!!!!!)

The Racial Trauma Handbook For Teens is a work of art and labor for young people by a psychotherapist who gets both the professional and personal side of racial trauma.

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Mental Health: 4 Qualities Dr King Emphasized We All Need

Mental Health: 4 Qualities Dr King Emphasized We All Need

  As you read the headline I’m sure you questioned what relevance Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr is to the discussion of mental health and the field of psychiatry. Rarely do we ever hear people emphasize the importance of following the example of Dr. King 

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Should Clients Be Touched By Therapists? Some Say No, I Say, Develop A Balanced View

Some therapists completely shy away from touching/hugging their clients for fear of sexual assault lawsuits or being manipulated. I was once this therapist until I recognized that this wasn’t me, but a common fear in my field that had almost controlled my style. Now that I have freed myself from the chains of fear caused by repeated discussions of this topic by fearful therapists, I believe developing a balanced view of touch with clients is more healthy and beneficial to everyone involved.

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