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
Feeling All The Feels
A neutral and helpful way to deal with emotions is to think of them as all valuable. An emotion is indicator to the challenges and joys in our lives. We notice when something is bothering us and can use that knowledge resolve the issue. The earlier we can detect and understand an emotion, the better and more quickly it can be resolved.
Being able to recognize emotions and regulate them begins with accepting them and not stuffing them down. When we push our emotions down and ignore our needs, we are at a greater risk of developing unhelpful coping mechanisms such as drug and alcohol use, eating disorders and aggressive behavior. All feelings are useful, even anger and sadness. Without experiencing those emotions, we would not fully understand their opposite emotions which are powerful and joyful.
To identify your primary and secondary emotions, download this printable Feelings Wheel by Gloria Wilcox at this link: https://www.gottman.com/blog/printable-feeling-wheel/ . You can work with your therapist to express and explore challenging emotions. Your therapy sessions should be a safe place for you to practice communicating your emotions in a healthy way, then it will be easier for you to do so in your daily life.
“Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.”
– Roger Ebert
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