On Immigration

Earlier this month, Title 42 ended, a Trump-era immigration policy that prevented immigrants from coming to the U.S. due to the COVID pandemic.  Recently, thousands and thousands of immigrants have come to the U.S. border to seek entry and asylum.  According to this Newsweek article, “U.S. officials processed over 10,000 migrants arriving at the border … Read moreOn Immigration

On Loneliness

This week, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy outlined a federal policy to deal with another epidemic: loneliness (https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2023/05/03/new-surgeon-general-advisory-raises-alarm-about-devastating-impact-epidemic-loneliness-isolation-united-states.html).  Upon reading about this, I had myriad feelings about.  I felt relieved and validated, as I have seen and felt first-hand the effects of loneliness in my work as a therapist.  The pandemic was so arduous, especially … Read moreOn Loneliness