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Navigating Loss: How Grief Counseling Can Support Teens

Losing a loved one can be an incredibly challenging experience, especially for teenagers who are already navigating the complexities of adolescence. Grief can manifest in various ways for teens, impacting their emotional well-being, relationships, and overall mental health. In such times of distress, seeking support through grief counseling can provide invaluable assistance in processing emotions, coping with loss, and rebuilding a sense of normalcy.

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Navigating LGBTQ Identity: A Guide for Women of Color

Welcome to a much-needed conversation about the intricate journey of navigating LGBTQ identity as a woman of color. In a world where identities intersect and intertwine, the experiences of LGBTQ women of color are as diverse as they are complex. This blog post seeks to shed light on the unique challenges, triumphs, and nuances faced by LGBTQ women of color as they navigate the intersections of race, gender, and sexual orientation. 

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Exploring the Link: Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Neurodivergence

This article defines Generalized Anxiety and Neurodivergence and explores the links between the two. My personal experience (Cassandra Carter) working with the neurodivergent population has led me to have a lot of thoughts on the subject. I have seen clients who have struggled to be validated in their pursuit of neurodivergent diagnosis or who are confused about the link between comorbid disorders and neurodivergence. My specialty is working with clients who are going through big life transitions. Having comorbid generalized anxiety, neurodivergence, and going through changes can feel excruciating.

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Why are Asian Parents so Strict? The Roots of Rigor

Parenting is a journey filled with a lot of ups and downs especially when it comes to raising teenagers. For Asian parents, the desire to see their children succeed academically and socially can sometimes lead to strict parenting styles. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons behind Asian parents’ strictness, the ways it manifests in their children’s lives, and guide parents seeking to improve their parenting styles. Additionally, we’ll discuss how therapy can be a valuable resource for both parents and children navigating these challenges.

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Finding Enlightenment: Top Ayahuasca Retreats in the USA

Ayahuasca is a revered plant medicine stemming from the indigenous traditions of South America, used in ceremonial settings for centuries […]

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Culturally Sensitive Boundary Setting

In a Westernized world where individualism is celebrated and encouraged, the concept of setting boundaries can be a challenging and complex terrain to navigate, especially for women of color. As members of communities that often prioritize family and collective well-being over personal desires, finding the middle ground between self-care and cultural obligations becomes crucial. Here, we will explore the significance of boundary setting within the context of cultural sensitivity, focusing particularly on the experiences of women of color in the United States.

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