June 2023 | WOC Therapy

Month: June 2023

Transgender Identity and Wellness: Navigating the Journey with Grace

By tamika-lewis | June 26, 2023 | Mental Health

Transgender identity is not a new concept, but it has gained more awareness in recent years. The transgender community has taken long strides in terms of acceptance and understanding, but there is still a long way to go. Transgender individuals face a wide range of challenges and issues. They often experience discrimination, prejudice, and trauma. This can affect their mental and physical health, relationships, and overall well-being. However, with support, transgender individuals can navigate their journey with grace and achieve optimal wellness.

Epigenetics and Improving Black Mental Health

By tamika-lewis | June 19, 2023 | Mental Health

Epigenetics is a relatively new field of study that has uncovered powerful connections between traumatic events and long-term health outcomes. In the black community, epigenetic research has proven particularly important in understanding how experiences of racism, enslavement, oppression, and colonialism have impacted the mental health of generations.

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