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Dr. La’Tesha discusses her career as an Academic, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist in a series of interviews.

A Discussion On Safeguarding your Mental Health

I began working formally in the social services field in 1998; however, I have always been a social justice advocate. I remember wanting to change the world as a child, and …

Finding Positivity During Turmoil with Dr. La’Tesha

The year 2020 is likely to go down as one of the most challenging in recent memory. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 100,000 Americans and left the economy reeling and many …

Healing Childhood Trauma with Dr. La’Tesha

Trauma suffered in childhood can haunt the victim throughout their life, persisting into adulthood and even old age if left unresolved. Common causes of childhood trauma include physical …

Mental Health Resources in New Jersey

According to statistics published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 933,674 adults in …

The Need for Greater Mental Health Education for the Youth

As our understanding of mental health evolves, so too does the rate at which we are diagnosed with various forms of mental health disorders. Those disorders can include everything …

Managing Feelings of Guilt and Shame

Guilt and shame are powerful and potentially debilitating self-conscious emotions that can be both a cause of, and result from, various mental health conditions.

How to Talk to Your Children About Their Mental Health

There are many important discussions that parents should have with their children at various stages of their development. One topic that receives far too little attention due to its …

How Racism Affects the Mental Health of People of Color

A thorough and desperately needed discussion about systemic racism in America is finally taking place in the media, in our workplaces, and in our public and private conversations.