Domestic violence in close relationships can occur in the form of physical violence, psychological violence, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse.
Awareness of the many acts of injustice around you can be tiring. It’s easy to ignore your mental and physical health when you’re feeling overwhelmed.
The challenges surrounding racial and cultural identity range from racial bias and microaggressions to intergenerational trauma.
According to the American Psychological Association, racial trauma can result from significant experiences of racial discrimination, such as hate crimes or police brutality, or it can result from an accumulation of small occurrences, such as microaggressions.
LGBTQIA is an inclusive term that describes a range of sexual orientations and gender identities. Growing awareness of the challenges faced by the community has made specialized services addressing the unique problems faced by LGBTQIA individuals
Many women choose therapists who identify as women or have experience treating female-identified patients. Therapy focused on women’s issues can serve as a valuable source of mental health support.