How to Find a Therapist Online

“Online therapy has many advantages,” explains Bisma Anwar, a licensed professional mental health counselor and therapist at the virtual therapy platform Talkspace. “It offers convenience, accessibility, and flexibility.” For these reasons, she says that many clients actually prefer to see their therapist online; they can squeeze it in between work or meetings without having to spend extra […]

Anxiety and Stress Management Workshop @ MAP

Workshop on anxiety and stress management at Muslim Association of Pittsburgh.  The anxiety and stress workshop at the mosque provided a supportive and culturally sensitive space for individuals to explore and address the impact of anxiety and stress on their mental health. Through a combination of psychoeducation, mindfulness practices, and group discussions, participants learned effective […]

How to find a therapist that is right for you?

Research has consistently shown that people who have a good relationship with their therapist get the most out of therapy. But figuring out which mental-health provider is the right fit for your personality and needs—not to mention, who’s affordable and available—is a daunting task. Originally posted by Time.

Exercise and Mental Health: Tips from a Talkspace Therapist

Mental health and physical health go hand in hand. If our mental health is struggling, our physical health is often impacted, and vice versa. Our physical sleeping habits, eating habits, and exercise regimen have a direct impact on our daily mental health. Exercise in particular can play an important role in maintaining your mental health. […]

10 Reflection Questions to Help You Process Your Growth

“When we are able to reflect on our past experiences we can better understand how we survived the difficult moments,” Bisma Anwar, LMHC shared with Shine. “That way we can acknowledge that we are strong and resilient. This helps us feel empowered to face the challenges in our lives.”

My Conversation with Indian Matchmaking star Ravi Guru Singh

I sit down with Indian Matchmaking star Ravi Guru Singh to explore deeper issues around self-esteem, identity, and love. For those of you who saw the Indian Matchmaking show probably had an opinion on Guru. Reality television only shows us a snapshot of who a person is and can often take things out of context […]