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Finding my Voice in Therapy as a South Asian

I’ve come to see therapy like a compass, the center from which I can chart my course. Each week, we venture forward toward a better self.

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How Lived Experience and Identity Shape Mental Health Counseling

Navigating identity as a professional counselor becomes wildly complex when paired with intersecting racial, ethnic, religious, gender and other identities.

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Stereotypes and Seeking Care in a Racialized America

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What I Learned While Volunteering for a Trans Suicide Prevention Hotline

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Bettering Mental Health Outcomes for LGBTQ+ Youth

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The Cost of Criminalizing Serious Mental Illness

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Criminal Justice Involvement of People with Serious Mental Illness

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What Is Mental Health Probation?

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He’s Not a Criminal, He’s in Crisis

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Black Mental Health and the Importance of 988 Legislation

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