Coping with Tragedies

Coping with Tragedies

A lot has been happening locally and globally. It may feel like these devastations are happening in higher frequency than before, and perhaps they are. While it is disheartening to see that these tragedies are occurring, let us not forget that there are many ways to grow from it, help our community and contribute for [...]

The Treatment Gap: An Asian American Experience

The Treatment Gap: An Asian American Experience

It is not new information that Asian Americans access fewer mental health services in comparison to the rest of the population (4). I have spent the past 5 years in my work trying to understand the patterns and trends behind the gap in treatment. I have worked with immigrants from Southeast Asia and their American [...]

Hello 2017

Hello 2017

"New year, new you!" is a popular mentality as we get inundated with articles of how to become our "best self” and to finally “hit the gym”. While everyone can be better of working out more and eating better, try to integrate these changes into your lifestyle rather than making them a short term goal. [...]

Being Bicultural

Being Bicultural

Being bicultural for a young person means one must learn to navigate two different cultures/practices/beliefs and somehow combine them to formulate a unique identity. Identity formation for someone who is bicultural can be difficult due to the differences in values and ideas of these two cultures. For example, someone with immigrant parents may have been [...]