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
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 acknowledge the contributions made to realize full equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Non-Binary, Intersex, and others who so identify with LGBTQIA+ peoples and their allies. This sense of common cause and identity helps remind our families and caregivers that their support and acceptance of loved one’s sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression directly impacts their mental wellness and personal safety.
Statistics relevant to the mental and physical health of the LGBTQIA+ community are staggering and sobering. Health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of civil and human rights are associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and suicide. When compared to their straight, counterparts, queer individuals are three times more likely to experience a mental health condition, and youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide, experience suicidal thoughts, and engage in self-harm. Additionally, individuals often face a discrimination that makes access quality treatment even more difficult.
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