One of the strains on mental health in the South Asian community is the pressure of being a “model minority”...
What does it feel like to approach a counselor?
How do South Asian students uniquely talk about mental health?
We talk about these practical questions and more with Chandni Shah, a licensed Counseling Psychologist at the University of Maryland, College Park, and an officer of the Division on South Asians of the Asian American Psychological Association.
She talks to us about her intersecting passions for social justice and mental health, and what she’s learned from speaking with students.
Listen to Chandni, and you’re sure to feel more comfortable about considering therapy!