Category Archives: Therapy

Black Lives Matter: Racism and Discrimination Can Inflict Mental Trauma

Black Lives Matter: Racism and Discrimination Can Inflict Mental Trauma The Black Lives Matter movement was initiated in 2013, by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi to show resilience against the violence and oppression that black people experience, due to racism and discrimination. A dear friend of mine had the pleasure of speaking to Patrisse Cullors at an event in 2016, she explained to my friend her personal reason for starting the movement.  She continued on, that as a single mother to a son, the death of Trayvon Martin hit her hard, she saw Trayvon in her own son.  […]

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Psychological Effects Of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Psychological Effects Of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak The recent coronavirus outbreak has affected everyone worldwide. While some countries like China and New Zealand claim to have overcome the situation, many still suffer from the havoc spread by this virus. The initial outbreak of Covid-19 was reported in Wuhan in December 2019 and progressed to a global pandemic soon after. It has been affecting human lives ever since. To protect people and limit the spread of this highly infectious virus, many governments imposed strict country-wide lockdown, advised the public to live in Quarantine, and suggested practicing social distancing. While Quarantine […]

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