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Pros and Cons of Choosing a Therapist Similar to You

Considering the option of choosing a therapist like you? Someone who shares similar characteristics such as gender, sexuality, ethnicity, cultural background, and age demographic? These factors can greatly impact the therapeutic relationship, but is that always a good thing? Read on to learn about the pros and cons of choosing a therapist like you and the importance of considering these factors.

Ashley LadererAshley Laderer
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What to Know About BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month
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What to Know About BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Every July, the U.S. dedicates a month to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities and their mental health. This important initiative tackles the stigma surrounding mental health, promotes culturally appropriate care, and brings awareness to the unique struggles these groups face. It’s a time to have open conversations about mental health and find […]

Alyse Thompson, MD Alyse Thompson, M.D., Medicine
Pride Month Spotlight: Mental Health Care Challenges Faced by Transgender and Non-Binary People
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Pride Month Spotlight: Mental Health Care Challenges Faced by Transgender and Non-Binary People

Transgender and non-binary identities encompass a wide range of experiences and expressions within the LGBTQ+ community. Mental health care providers need to understand the intricate nuances of these identities to ensure their practices are inclusive and affirming.

Brittany Hambleton Brittany Hambleton
What is Emotional Stress? Signs, Causes and Coping Tips
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What is Emotional Stress? Signs, Causes and Coping Tips

Emotional strain is a common and understandable reaction to life’s stressors, but living with emotional stress for long periods of time can have significant impacts on your quality of life. Learn the signs, causes, and coping tips with Grow Therapy.

Wendy Wisner Wendy Wisner, MFA, IBCLC
A Comprehensive Guide to Family Systems Therapy
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A Comprehensive Guide to Family Systems Therapy

Family systems therapy offers a unique lens through which to examine family dynamics. By comprehending these core principles, perspectives, and dynamics, we gain insight into the complex web of family relationships that Family Systems Therapy seeks to address.

Therapist Dr. Jaclyn Gulotta Jaclyn Gulotta, LMHC
Should You Recommend Your Therapist to a Friend?
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Should You Recommend Your Therapist to a Friend?

Have you ever wondered if it would be a good idea to recommend your current therapist to a close friend who is seeking mental health support? Read on to understand the benefits and the potential drawbacks of recommending your therapist to your friend.   

Tahara DeBarrows Tahara DeBarrows, LMFT
Survey: 50% of LGBTQ+ Young People Who Want Mental Health Care Are Not Able to Get it
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Survey: 50% of LGBTQ+ Young People Who Want Mental Health Care Are Not Able to Get it

June is Pride month, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and supporting mental health. Unfortunately, many LGBTQ+ youth face significant barriers to accessing care. This article explores these challenges, effective therapeutic interventions, and the importance of inclusive, supportive environments.

Taylor Stranaghan Taylor Stranaghan
Understanding Brain Zaps: Causes, Symptoms, and Management
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Understanding Brain Zaps: Causes, Symptoms, and Management

Brain zaps, or brain shivers, are sudden jolts in the brain often linked to dizziness. They typically occur after stopping certain antidepressants. Follow along as we look into the reason why brain zaps happen, what they feel like, and strategies to help manage them.

Taylor Stranaghan Taylor Stranaghan
Why Do I Feel Numb? Understanding Emotional Blunting
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Why Do I Feel Numb? Understanding Emotional Blunting

Feeling numb, apathetic, or a sense of emotional detachment? Learn what emotional blunting is, what causes it, its symptoms, and effective management and coping strategies that can help you on your mental health care journey.

Ashley Laderer Ashley Laderer
What to Know About Mental Health Awareness Month
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What to Know About Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, observed every May, highlights the importance of open discussions about mental health. Originating in 1949, this initiative aims to combat stigma and raise awareness. It fosters education, advocacy, and support for those struggling with mental health conditions.

Ashley Laderer Ashley Laderer
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