By Adriana Alejandre, LMFT | Conversations about Mental Health Myths and Wellness Within the Latinx Culture
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Break the stigma of mental health as it relates to the Latinx community. Learn self-help techniques, how to support ourselves or those around us that struggle with mental illnesses and create cultural competency for other providers working with the Latinx population.
||CleanLa Ansiedad Cuando Limpiamos||Hoy hablamos de un importante valor cultural, la limpieza. Es posible que no se ha realizado, pero la forma en que se nos enseña a limpiar y la razón por la que hacemos la limpieza tiene implicaciones para la salud mental que pasan inadvertidamente...||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Shame & Anxiety Behind Cleaning||Today we discuss an important cultural value, cleaning. It may not be realized but the manner in which we are taught to clean and why we clean has mental health implications that go unnoticed because it’s done on an automatic and/or daily basis. For..||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Latinx Immigration Climate||Today we discuss today is immigration and the political climate going on. Our guest is Carolina Rubio and she is an Immigration Attorney, activist and Interdisciplinary Artist born in Bogota, Colombia and currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. She...||3/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreak the Stigma with Carmen & Lupe Andrade, Advocates & Siamese Twins||Welcome to our first Break the Stigma segment of 2019! Today our special guests are Carmen and Lupe Andrade, 18 year old Latinas attending Northwestern Connecticut Community College. Carmen and Lupe are congenital twins from Veracruz, MX who moved to...||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNalgona Positivity Pride Talks Body Positivity & Disordered Eating||Trigger Warning: Disordered Eating Topic We are back from a mid-season break! Expect episodes weekly going forward! Today’s guest is Gloria Lucas, founder of Nalgona Positivity Pride! We talk today about what Nalgona Positivity Pride is, why it...||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS- Details of the new website!||The website is LIVE. You can find it on www.latinxtherapy.com! This website is fully bilingual and you'll be able to find the newest directory of Latinx Therapists and Psychologists. We are still undergoing sign ups so please be patient with us. In...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Teen Pregnancy Story- Part 2||Welcome back to My Teen Pregnancy Story Part 2! Did you all know that Less than 2% of teen moms earn a college degree by age 30? Roughly 229,715 teens between 15 and 19 became pregnant in 2015. Latinas have the highest teen-pregnancy rate of any...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMy Teen Pregnancy Story- Part 1||Teen pregnancy is defined by someone who has a child between the ages of 13-19. About 750,000 teens get pregnant each year, mostly between the ages 17 to 19 (Kost, et al., 2010). While Latinxs currently have the highest teen birth rates,...||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBreak the Stigma with Noemi Gonzalez||Welcome to the second break the stigma episode of this season! Today we talk with an actress and mental health advocate, Noemi Gonzalez. Noemí Gonzalez is a first-generation immigrant from Mexico and a first-generation actress from within her family...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUna Experiencia AfroLatinx||En este segmento, hablamos de lo que se significa ser AfroLatinx, ejemplos de discriminación y micro-agresiones, y los varios efectos de la salud mental con este tema. Ser AfroLatinx significa ser negro/a o de afrodescendientes, y de un...||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn AfroLatinx Experience||My guest today for episode 7 is Jersey Garcia. In this episode, she talks to us about her realities of identifying as AfroLatinx, and looking more of African descent than Latinx, a struggle often society is too afraid to bring up, but is much too...||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChildren of Business Owners||Today, I discuss how it is to grow up in businesses from a very young age with two individuals from different backgrounds, and who are also not mental health professionals. I speak with Pamela Barba from Georgia, an Ecuadorian native with a florist...||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreak the Stigma: Vivian Nuñez - Too Damn Young||This is the first season’s Break the Stigma segment! Today will be hearing Vivian’s story with grief and loss. We talk about her losing her mom in elementary school, and later as a very young adult she lost someone that was like a mother to...||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEl Machismo y Saliendo del Clóset||¡Bienvenido al episodio número 4! Este tema se ha solicitado desde que comenzó el podcast, así que me alegro de que se haya ofrecido Renato Pérez a tener esta conversación. Habrá muchos más temas relacionados con la comunidad LGBTQIA+ en otros..||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Out of the Closet in a Machismo Dominated Culture||Welcome to episode 3! This topic has been requested since the podcast started, so I am glad Renato Perez joined me in on this conversation. There will be many more topics related to LGBTQIA+ in the episodes and seasons to come. ...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeason 2 Opener!||Welcome back everyone! So many things have been going on during the last two months. It was highly requested to record the When La Chancla Crosses the Line episode into Spanish, so we did! Let us know your feedback! Here is the link to the survey if...||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCuando La Chancla Cruza La Línea||¡Bienvenidos a la segunda temporada! Hoy visitamos a nuestro primer segmento, pero en español. La chancla es un símbolo de disciplina corporal muy reconocido en la cultura Latina. La chancla también puede incluir cordones, cables, cinturones,...||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBreak the Stigma with Wilmer Valderrama!||In this final episode of the season, I had the honor to sit down and chat with Wilmer Valderrama, actor, producer and activist. Wilmer shared about his upbringing and immigration experience. He talked about how mental health was perceived in his...||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCuando Necesitas Un Hijo que Traduzca En Inglés||En este segmento, platique con Lisette Sanchez sobre los efectos psicológicos e emocionales de padres e hijos cuando se utiliza el valor cultural de traducir por necesidad, como la tendencia de querer complacer a los padres pero también la...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen You're the English Translator for Your Family||Did you carry the role of translating for your parents? The academic term for a child translating for a parent is “language brokering” so you will hear us refer to that in this segment. We also mentioned that children take on a “parentified”...||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUn diálogo honesto sobre el SEXO||El sexo es para el matrimonio, entre un hombre y una mujer, o detrás de puertas. Pensémoslo de nuevo! Bienvenidxs a la sesión 14! Estoy muy emocionada por el capitulo de hoy porque es un tema que contiene mucho estigma de vergüenza y hoy...||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSneak Peek into a Forbidden Topic: Sex||Sex is: for marriage, between a man and a woman, or behind closed doors. Think again! Welcome to sesion #14! I am really excited about today's episode because this topic is one that has heavy shame woven into it, and today, we start to break...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlimentos al Rescate Para La Salud Mental||Jacquie Marquez hablo de lo que es importante consumir para que uno no tenga cambios de humor fuerte, técnicas que uno puede usar con niños que son difíciles para comer “picky”, habla de la importancia de la alimentación en los niños, y de...||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreak the Stigma: Self-Forgiveness Conquers All||Listen to our second Break the Stigma guest, Pam Covarrubias, as she discloses about her journey towards forgiveness with various experiences, including abandonment from her father, a toxic relationship with an ex, her mentality after the...||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaldita Depresión||¡Bienvenidos a la sesión número 11! Hoy hablé con Cecilia Racine, trabajadora social con licencia clínica de la ciudad de Fairfax en el estado de Virginia, localizada en la área de Washington, D.C. Ella compartió su experiencia y sabiduría...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanViviendo con Ansiedad||Educándonos sobre la ansiedad||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnxiety 101||An Introduction to Anxiety's Symptoms & Skills to Combat||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLa Vergüenza A.K.A. Shame||The psychological effects of shame||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTécnicas Para Encontrar La Felicidad||Usando técnicas para balancear su vida||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Drugs & Alcohol Are Involved||In this sesión with Bianca Rodriguez, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, we talk about drugs and alcohol. We discuss what it means to be addicted and have a substance use disorder, substances that make someone addicted, we...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreak the Stigma: From Self-Mutilator to Warrior||Transcript Nancy Salas, born in Nayarit, Mexico struggled with mental health realities after a family secret was disclosed to her. This secret shattered her life and spiraled her world into self-destruction. Nancy Salas had an epiphany after the birth..||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBipolar Disorder: It's Not What You Think||Join Elena Apaza, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner explores the actual clinical symptoms of Bipolar Disorder.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen La Chancla Crosses the Line||La chancla, which refers to a flip flop in Spanish, is a cultural discipline style that has evolved to be very symbolic. La chancla can also refer cords, cables, the belt, hangers, any item that can be used to inflict pain as a punishment. Often, it...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction to Latinx Therapy||Introduction of Latinx Therapy and Your Podcast Host||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
It’s about time we have a podcast like this!!!
Thank you to Adrianna the host for dedicating her life’s work to de-stigmatizing mental health in our community. This is helping so many people!
Great! Great! Episode.
Such an amazing and educational podcast! Definitely an eye opener if you’re not familiar with the undocumented population. Thanks for having this.
I can finally hear about issues that I go through and learn how to navigate it. My favorite podcast by far and such an inspirational podcast!