Aug 22, 2014

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Shedding Depression to Vivir Mi Vida

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Viviendo Mi Vida It’s amazing how much can happen in one year.  Late last Fall, I was on this “keep climbing to the top and don’t stop till you get there” track and moving fiercely.  When Alicia Keys released her album “Girl on Fire,” I truly felt as if that particular track was written for […]

Spotlight: Laura Tellado, Holdin’ Out for a Hero

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Career and Professional Information: I’m a blogger and freelance writer. Currently I publish two blogs: Holdin’ Out for a Hero and Espresso con Leche I also consider myself to be an activist for the Spina Bifida cause. In my spare time (what is “spare,” anyway, if we choose to DO something with it?) I sit on […]

What to Expect When You Go for Psychotherapy

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My Psychology Private Practice Office If you’ve never been to psychotherapy (or counseling by a mental health professional), you might be wondering what exactly happens on the first therapy visit.  As a licensed, clinical psychologist in private practice, I would like to demystify this process and shed some light into the wonderfulness of going for […]

Que Pasa? Young Latinas and Suicide Attempts

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souce: stars alive Did you know that young Latinas attempt suicide at a much higher rate than any other ethnic group?  According to the 2009 CDC survey of high school students, 1 out of 9 Latina teens attempts suicide, and the rate is higher (15-21%) in New York City. Like many taboo subjects, suicide is […]

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