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Latinx Therapy Campaign: “Mental Health, it’s like the air that we breathe”

Today, I want to introduce you to the first ever National Latinx Campaign to reduce mental health stigma in the community. I am so thankful to Adriana Alejandre, LMFT for starting Latinx Therapy Podcast and the Latinx Therapy website/directory. The campaign’s mission is to 1) break the stigma of mental illness, 2) encourage our community to heal layers and generations

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Coping with a Loved One’s Terminal Illness

Watching a loved one suffer though a chronic, declining or terminal illness can be painfully intolerable. This very article and topic can be super triggering for some, so know that you can read a little bit at time, or at a pace that feels digestible for you. The first thing I want to help validate is that whatever emotion you

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10 Tips for Navigating the Pre-School Blues

Navigating the pre-school blues is a hot ticket topic at home currently. My little one (LO) just started pre-school and it’s triggered so many emotions and catastrophic thoughts for everyone in my family. My LO has been crying at drop off every day. “It was gutting” is what I said to my husband when he asked me how it went. He’s

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‘First Gen’ Compassion To-Say List

The term “First Gen” has become both a compassionate term of endearment and a resounding validation of experience. First Gen refers to First Generation – being the first in the family become a naturally born citizen in the United States. In my office, it also means First generation to take A.P. classes in high school, go to college, and/or become

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About Sofia

I am a bilingual/bicultural therapist who specializes in the mental health of first generation professionals, parents, and survivors of trauma. Learn more...