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Talk Therapy With Vera


I am always looking for opportunities to spread the message of the benefits of therapy and how admirable and courageous it is to start the process. Check out the few examples below of me spreading that message. Get in touch and let’s Talk Therapy.

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Headlines and posts around anti-asian racism has calmed down in 2022 but anti-asian hate is still very much alive. The grassroots organization Project 1907 conducted a survey earlier this year and found 943 reports of racist incidents in 2021, a 47% increase over the previous year with a 42% increase in asians reporting being coughed at or spat on. There are countless incidents that have and continue to go unreported and today’s guest Vera Cheng joins the show to talk about the ongoing issue, how to cope, and how those within the asian community can continue spreading awareness to keep the conversation alive. Vera is the founder of Talk Therapy with Vera and she works with Asian millennials who struggle with anxiety, depression, and self esteem.

Vera Cheng discusses holiday season anxiety with Angie Seth from CTV News. Tune in to see how to reduce your feelings of anxiety for this upcoming holiday season.

Vera chats with CBC on World Mental Health Day to discuss how employers can support their employees with their mental health. Click play to learn more about what support can look like from an employer.

Vera chats with CTV’s Angie Seth to discuss the Back To School Blues that children face with return to in-person school. Both Vera and Angie discuss ways parents can support their children through this transition and warning signs for parents to pay attention to. Take a listen to learn more.

Vera chats with Your Morning Show’s Anne-Marie Mediwake about negative impacts on Asian Millennials” mental due to the expectations set by their parents. Take a listen to learn more about the issues Asian Millenials are facing and how you can address them.

Vera chats with Breakfast Television’s Dina Pugliese
during BIPOC Mental Health Month. Vera discusses the lack of funding for the BIPOC community and what we can do to support this community better. Take a listen to learn about what you can do.

Vera chats with CTV’s Angie Seth during BIPOC Mental Health Month. Vera discusses the lack of funding for the BIPOC community and what we can do to support this community better. Take a listen to learn about what you can do.

Vera chats with CTV’s Angie Seth and Dr. Amy Tan (Clinical Associate Professor at UBC Faculty of Medicine) about Anti-Asian Racism in Canada. Tune in to be informed on the current context and how you can support.

Vera talk with Shannon Martin from CBC during Asian Heritage Month to talk about the rise in Anti Asian Hate in Canada. Hit play to learn more about the facts.

March 16th, 2022 marks the 1-year anniversary of the of the Atlanta spa shooting and Vera joins other panelists to participate in the deeply impactful discussion hosted by On Canada Project and The Represent Asian Project. Click to listen to the conversation and retweet to join the discussion. #AntiAsianHate #Solidarty.

Vera talks to the host of the Well Beauty Lab Podcast, LaKeisha A Entsuah. They dive into best practices for managing anxiety when levels are high or beginning to feel unmanageable. Live Well Tip of the Week: You don’t have to go backwards if you don’t want to. Sometimes going forward with a new routine, instead of revisiting an old routine, is the better route for you! Listen to learn more.

Vera talks with Hannah Lin & Amira Al-Harazi. Vera shares what led her into becoming a social worker and how she helps others overcome negative thoughts. We dive into negative assumptions about people who attend therapy and share tips on how to improve symptoms of anxiety.

Vera sits down with Ashley and Leanna to share her journey into her full-time practice, discussing when you should seek out a therapist, and the importance of breaking stigmas in Asian Communities.

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Speaking with CTV News’ Angie Seth about the importance of addressing the stigma of mental health in the Asian Community during the pandemic. Learn more >

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Speaking with Global News’ about reducing shame for Asians struggling with mental health and strategies to better cope during the pandemic. Learn more >

Speaking with Global News Radio’s Jeff MacArthur who is filling in for Alan Carter about the stresses of returning to work. Learn more >