My name is Bisma Anwar and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor from New York. Let's talk about self care, coffee, validation, empathy, and all things related to therapy. Connect with me through my Facebook page, Bisma Anwar, LMHC. I look forward to hearing from you and answering your questions.
Mandala- Emotional Wellbeing for People of Color
28:37On this episode I am speaking with Tarun Galagali the founder and organizer of Mandala, a peer to peer community for people of color who would like to enrich their emotional wellbeing. Please check out their website below for more information. https://www.mandalaforus.com
Meet in the The Pool
32:29Therappuccino is back after a summer break! Join me for an exciting conversation with Naaz Eshtehardi, LMHC as she tells us about her relationship coaching project. The Pool is a group of singles that are invested, emotionally intelligent and looking for companionship. For more information and to join the waitlist now check it out- https://redefinethepool.com
Mental Health First Aid and College Mental Health
31:56Join me as I speak with Sabeen Sheikh, Mental health counselor, College counselor, Doctorate student and Board member of Heal Collective. Sabeen shares her knowledge and perspective on the mental health issues facing college students since the start of the pandemic. She also tells us more about the impact of Mental health first aid training and how it can benefit communities. For more information on Mental health first aid training- https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org To reach me with any comments, questions of feedback- therappuccino.com
Post Pandemic Anxiety
20:35As the world starts to return back to normal many of us are feeling anxious. It can be difficult to cope with the stress of going back to work, school, or socializing. Tune in as I share coping strategies to help you positively deal with this anxiety. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback please reach out to me on therappuccino.com
Impact of Covid on Young Adults
32:20Join me as I speak with Psychiatrist Dr.Anita Verma as we discuss the impact of Covid on young adults. She shares her experiences with treating youth over the course of this pandemic. Dr. Verma highlights the most important issues that young adults have been facing during this time. She talks about their stress around life transitions such as going to college and finding a job. If you have any comments, feedback or questions please reach out to me at therappuccino.com.
Mental Health 101
26:31Many people are seeking mental health treatment but are not sure how to find a therapist. Let's talk about how therapy is helpful, how to find a therapist, different types and modalities of therapy and myths about therapy. Please reach out to me with any questions or comments through my website therappuccino.com
Addressing Trauma during the Pandemic
37:10Welcome to Season 3 of Therappuccino! Join me for the first episode of the season as as I speak with Whitney Hahn, a mental health counselor who currently works a rape and domestic violence advocate and is also involved with providing mental health services and resources to BIPOC activists. Whitney spoke about her experiences of working with these communities and the trauma that they have been going through. She also shared the wonderful work and initiatives that these groups have started to support their communities during this pandemic. Please reach out to me with any comments or feedback through my website- therappuccino.com
Seasonal Affective Disorder during Covid
18:56Hey Everyone! This is the last episode for Season 2. Join me as I talk about 2020 and how it has impacted our mental health this year. I also talk about seasonal affective disorder and how that might affect more people as we are now facing winter in a pandemic. Please reach out to me with any comments or questions via my website therappuccino.com. See you all in 2021!
Mental Health in 2020
40:33I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a tumultuous year for all of us. Join me as I speak with Sarah Birdsong, a licensed mental health counselor based in Georgia. We processed what it has been like to go through this year and the impact it has had on our mental health as therapists and individuals. Learn more about Sarah at https://www.birdsongtherapy.com You can reach me at therappuccino.com
Elections and Mental Health
27:22Join me for the second part of my conversation with the hosts of "Therapists are People Too" podcast, Sabeen, Frantzces, and Tonika. We share our thoughts around the current political climate and its impact on mental health. We also processed this election season and what it looks like for each of us as well as our clients. Learn more about "Therapists are People Too" and their podcast link via their Instagram page- https://www.instagram.com/therapists.are.people.too/?hl=en You can reach me at therappuccino.com