Why We Are Hard-Wired To Worry, and What We Can Do To Calm Down A new season brings both hopes and anxieties. We want things to be better for ourselves and the people we love, but worry that they won’t be, and imagine some of
Being A Social Worker
As a mental health therapist, I have struggled as to whether or not I should make political statements on my work page…. My hearts conviction is strong and I must speak out. I won’t endorse a party or a candidate. I also value and respect political differences. It is our ability to be individuals within a community that makes us beautiful. What has been a cherished asset of this great country is now used to alienate and divide us. My heart is broken but my spirit will fight . I will say this- harming and scapegoating members of our human race is not about political ideology-it is moral issue. While I by no means claim to know how to solve the #issues that divide us – I can and will never condone the spiritual, emotional, mental and physical harming of people wanting to have a safe and dignified existence. At the end of the day I must I do all I can to not be complicit in human suffering. I am a social worker and I believe in the dignity respect and value of all people.
Understanding Gender Fluidity Our understanding of “reality” is formed by consensus models, agreements, and traditions, but many such models contain internal contradictions or irreconcilable, opposing variables. Such a model is also seen in human sexuality, as it is still common for people to understand sexual
Peer Counseling for Queer Men with AMR Therapy What is peer counseling and why is it particularly important for queer men? Queer men are always operating along a behavioral and emotional spectrum: Am I different? How am I different? Why am I different? These questions
Yes, CBT Can Help Reduce Anxiety in 10 Therapy Sessions Anxiety is a common emotion that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Over the last year, anxiety had increased by 20 percent, impacting millions of Americans. It can be caused by many things
It’s Gay Pride Season: Time to Reflect on Identity and Health June is Pride month, though we see actual celebrations of the queer community from Spring through Autumn. The community comes together to reflect on the impact queer people have had in society and to
When My Life Came Apart, I Struggled to Find Therapy At 14 years old, I hated who and what I was. With barely one foot in adolescence, I had already marched through miles of hell. In San Diego, my hometown, I had been beaten, sexually abused