In the ever-evolving landscape of psychotherapy, AMR Therapy proudly extends its reach to the Chinese community, offering a unique and culturally-informed therapeutic experience. With a dedicated Chinese therapist hailing from China, we strive to create a space that resonates with the cultural nuances surrounding mental
Adolescence and Mental Health
Juvenile mental health travels along a spectrum ranging from positive feelings of mental well-being, through mild symptoms of impaired health, to disorders and psychosocial disability. Mood swings caused by hormonal changes make adolescents more prone to depression, anxiety, and, worst of all, a greater likelihood of engaging in risky, thrill-seeking behaviors. This puts them at considerable risk of impaired mental health: one in five adolescents suffers from diagnosable mental health disorders, with suicide being the second leading cause of death in young people. Depression is among the leading causes of disability. Besides depression, common mental illnesses in adolescents are anxiety disorder, mood disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), disruptive behavior disorders, and borderline personality disorder.
If untreated, these conditions can severely affect development, growth, and their potential for living a fulfilling and productive life. Adolescents with mental disorders face major challenges; stigmatization, isolation, and discrimination, and lack of access to proper health care and educational facilities.
This turbulent period also affects the entire family, which often does not know how to cope with these various challenges. The first and most crucial step in solving any mental health problem is to recognize it and reach for help. Creating a supportive environment at home and in schools also plays a pivotal, beneficial role. The mental health of this group demands nurturing, protection, and treatment when necessary. Effective treatments do exist, and they include counseling, combinations of psychotherapy and medications, or all three.. Unfortunately, less than half of adolescents with mental health problems receive any treatment. Reach out for help today. AMR Therapy has several therapists that work with adolescents.
In the landscape of psychotherapy, AMR Therapy stands as a welcoming space, meticulously designed for queer women seeking profound healing. Our therapeutic offerings extend beyond traditional approaches, providing comprehensive support in both Spanish and English, acknowledging the unique dynamics within queer women’s relationships. Tailored Therapy
In the realm of psychotherapy, there’s a powerful and transformative tool known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). At AMR Therapy, we’re proud to offer this innovative approach to healing in both Spanish and English, providing our clients with a unique path toward recovery and growth.
Unveiling the Truth: Your Faith and Identity Journey Misconceptions often swirl around the intersection of faith, identity, and the role of a queer therapist with a background in theology. One such misconception is the belief that a queer therapist like me aims to steer clients
Navigating the Complex Landscape of Grief: When Dreams Collide with Reality Grief is a powerful and profound emotion that we often associate with the loss of a loved one or a cherished part of our lives. However, grief can take many forms and affect us
Embracing the Menstrual Cycle: Prioritizing Mental Health and Self-Care for Menstruating People Throughout history, menstruation has been surrounded by cultural stigmas, myths, and taboos in many societies. These beliefs have contributed to negative perceptions and misconceptions about menstruating people, impacting their self-esteem, body image, and
The limits of therapy-speak In the therapy room, licensed marriage and family therapist Moe Ari Brown has recently been in the business of definitions. A client might say “I have the worst relationship with my mother. She’s a total narcissist,” to which Brown would invite the client
The Power of Therapists with Lived Experience of Multiple Intersections In the realm of therapy, there is profound strength in seeking support from a provider who not only recognizes the importance of diversity but has also experienced the intricate tapestry of intersecting identities