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Therapy After Hours

Therapy After Hours

By Ravin Aulak & Gabriel Ray-Contreras
We are two BIPOC therapists who love having conversations about social justice and mental health. This podcast is a space where we invite you into these conversations.
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Let's talk about self-care
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. In the second last episode of season one, we are tackling the topic of self care. We had so much fun unpacking what self care means to us, how we can implement more of it into our lives and busting the myths that exist around what qualifies as self care.  JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
01:08:31
June 14, 2022
Let's talk about diagnoses & labels
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. Join us for a conversation on diagnoses & labels in our next episode! We discuss our thoughts on diagnoses from a systematic perspective and touch on the role that they (& other labels) can play in our social spaces as well as how they can impact our self concept. We share some unconventional views on these topics and would love to hear your thoughts! JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
48:18
May 16, 2022
Let's talk about anti-oppression
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. In episode 5, we dip our toes into the massive topic of anti-oppression. We  discuss what anti-oppression means to us, in our lives and in our  practices. This conversation brings to light the work that we are both  continuing to do as individuals to recognize and unlearn our own biases  as well as the larger systemic influences at play in the world and in  the field of therapy. JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
48:57
May 02, 2022
Let's talk about therapist neutrality
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. In our next episode, we unpack our thoughts on therapist neutrality - the idea that therapists are “blank slates.”   We discuss the humanness of therapists and the myth that we leave our personal beliefs outside of the therapy space. We also dig into why this stance is important to us as clinicians and people, but may not be what every client is looking for.   The conversation unfolds to include your right to construct your therapeutic space in a way that works for you, and meet your needs, highlighting the importance of finding a therapist that’s right for YOU.    If you’ve been thinking about going to therapy, or had an experience where therapy didn’t work for  you, you might find this conversation useful! JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
53:05
April 11, 2022
Let's talk about influencers & insta-therapy
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. Join us for a conversation on influencers & insta-therapy.  This episode is a juicy one! We unpack our thoughts on social media influencers sharing about mental health and therapists with social media platforms (what we call insta-therapy).  It’s safe to say we both have some pretty strong thoughts and feelings on this topic and we are excited to share them with you. JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
47:35
March 28, 2022
Let's talk about toxic positivity
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. Join us for a conversation on toxic positivity. In this episode we dig into our ideas around toxic positivity and how it relates to concepts like emotional avoidance, gratitude and resilience. We unpack the black and white messages we've received to create space for the grey area.  JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
47:27
March 14, 2022
Let's talk about who we are, why we're doing this and what intersectionality means to us
We are two BIPOC therapists who are passionate about social justice & mental health; this podcast is a space where we invite you into our conversations. In our first episode, we give you a chance to get to know us as your hosts: who we are, what we do, & how this podcast came to be. We also delve into the concept of intersectionality, a foundational piece in the birth of this podcast idea - unpacking mental health topics with a social justice lens.  JOIN THE THERAPY AFTER HOURS COMMUNITY: https://www.instagram.com/therapy.afterhours/ therapyah.podcast@gmail.com CONNECT WITH GABRIEL: gabriel@igccounselling.ca https://ingoodcompanycounselling.ca/ https://www.instagram.com/ingoodcompanycounselling/ CONNECT WITH RAVIN: connect@ravinaulak.com https://www.ravinaulak.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ravinaulakcounselling/
29:51
February 28, 2022