Onipa Psychological Therapy Services and Mental health for Black men

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder is defined in terms of the trauma itself and the person’s response to the trauma. Trauma occurs when a person has experienced, witnessed, or been confronted with a terrible event that is an actual occurrence. Alternatively, the person may have been threatened with a terrible event, perhaps injury (physical or psychological) or …

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Therapy and Mental health for Black women

Confidence

Most people will suffer from lack of confidence and/or low self-esteem at some point in their life. It may be at work or home, at an interview, doing a presentation, in a relationship, or perhaps socially when meeting strangers or groups. It doesn’t have to be so. When you look in the mirror each day, …

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Onipa mental health therapy and mental health counseling for children and teens for behavior issues

Behavior Management

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) Major Characteristics Although normal individuals, particularly young children, show some of these features, what distinguishes ADHD is the greater degree and frequency with which these characteristics are displayed for a person of a particular age. • Inattention or poor persistence on many tasks, particularly those that …

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Onipa Black Couples Relationship and Marriage Counseling for African American couples

Anger Management

Is anger controlling your life? Anger is a natural human emotion, experienced by all of us. However, many people think of anger as a “bad” or “negative” emotion, which can prevent themselves or others from expressing it in a healthy and helpful way. You can use anger in a positive manner. What is anger? Anger …

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Sexual Abuse And Domestic Violence

Child Sexual Abuse   Child abuse comprises four basic types of mistreatment: child neglect, physical abuse of a child, emotional abuse of a child, and sexual abuse of a child. Sexual abuse is the least frequently reported form of child abuse (6% of all cases). Experts believe that sexual abuse may be the most underreported type of …

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African-centered therapy and mental health services for the Black experience at Onipa

Loneliness, Depression, Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders All people feel nervous from time to time.  However, sometimes fear or anxiety becomes so intense that it interferes with their ability to function at home, school, work, or in interpersonal relationships.  When an individual’s anxiety is consistently greater than normal for their age and the situation, seeking help may be beneficial.  There …

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Black Marriage Counseling

Couples Marital Relationship Issues

Couples-Marital Relationship Counseling It has many names: couples counseling, relationship counseling, marriage counseling, premarital counseling, re-marital counseling, and others. The fact is that couples come to counseling for many reasons. Frequent arguments Loss of emotional or sexual spark Infidelity Feeling taken for granted Not feeling “heard” or respected Pre-marital counseling Maintaining civility in divorce These …

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Onipa mental health therapy and mental health counseling for children and teens

Children and Teen Behavioral Issues

Behavior Management – Conduct Disorder Conduct disorders are behavioral problems that occur in children and adolescents. These young people have a hard time following rules and behaving in socially acceptable ways. Because they are often viewed as “bad” or “delinquent,” they receive a negative reaction from others and will often behave even worse. Causes of …

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Dr Mawiyah Kambon on Tapping into Spirit

Tapping Into Spirit (Podcast Interview)

The Tapping into Spirit hosts invite Dr. Mawiyah Kambon to join the show for a powerful discussion about the role African spirituality plays in mental health and healing. Listen in to Dr. Kambon as she talks about her childhood and how it shaped her into the psychologist and spiritual healer.