Tag Archives: Latino Mental Health

Empowerment Through Education

As I mentioned in my last post, at the maternity hospital in Guayaquil, part of the rotation assignment includes delivering HIV/AIDS-related “charlas” or “talks” to pregnant women. Even on Day 2 this task feels somewhat overwhelming when looking at the … Continue reading

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Educating the Educators and Beyond

This week in Guayaquil, Ecuador has been a unique experience. At Fundación VIHDA, we were  trained in HIV education and prevention. While I have participated in HIV training in the past, these services have been designed to meet the specific … Continue reading

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Going Clinical for Spring Break

Felix Trede is a 1st year student in the Clinical PsyD program at MSPP.  I have had the pleasure of having clinical seminar with Felix all year.  Our seminar class has become sort of a mini-family, and we often share … Continue reading

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What to do with a double major in Psychology and Spanish:

When I went “away” to college in CowTown, USA, studying was my least favorite pastime as a freshman. Having moved from NYC to a village that had its very own alfalfa plant sending a less-than-stellar aroma into the environment, I … Continue reading

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Tonight I was going to blog about the instant connection I had with a client on the kids’ crisis unit last night at work. I was afforded a unique opportunity to connect with her through the sole fact that I … Continue reading

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Las Familias

After a smooth day of traveling, our wonderful bus driver Marco dropped each of us off to meet our host families. As we saw student after student get off the bus and be introduced to their host family, the anticipation … Continue reading

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