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Dr. Reylla Santos PhD | The Justice Beat Talk Show

Recently one of our very own clinicians, Dr. Reylla Santos PhD, was invited to an interview on The Justice Beat Talk Show to discuss her research: The Treatment Approach to Hope: Understanding How to Instill and Cultivate Hope in African American Men Mandated to Addiction Treatment.     Connect with Dr. Reylla Santos PhD: LinkedIn |…

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Digital Age Mental Health

The Importance of Therapist Relationships and Community Support The rapid growth of technology and social media platforms has made it easier than ever to connect with others. However, it has also led to increasing levels of stress, anxiety, and isolation. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of limiting social media time, navigating polarizing conversations,…

Why Do People Lie?

Why Do People Lie?

Why do people lie? We’ve all been in a situation where we either know someone is lying or we have a sinking feeling they aren’t being truthful. Recently, someone I know lied to me. It didn’t seem like a necessary lie, so I decided to probe more to see if the truth would emerge. To my surprise,…

Need Closure?

Need Closure?

Feeling like something has been left unfinished, unresolved, or worse, left in a way that you never wished or intended, can be painful. Being left to contemplate and make sense of the discomfort can feel overwhelming or disheartening. When a relationship ends, how do you process emotions and feelings that you are unable to resolve;…

Who Are “Your People”?

Who Are “Your People”?

An entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, became known for his infamous quote: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Rohn believed that the people you spend the most time with profoundly influence your success, how you think and how you navigate life. Zoom out and take a…

I’m Not for Everyone

I’m Not for Everyone

I saw this sweatshirt on a social media ad, and I HAD to have it. I loved it! Anyone who knows me would probably be surprised that I’m enamored of a sweatshirt saying “I’m not for everyone.” Well, I’m a therapist, for starters, so aren’t I supposed to get along with everyone? – Yeah, that’s…