This is the second installment in our Mindful Design and Interaction Series

Today we're talking about mental health and the about the myths and stigmas that often face individuals from ethic and immigrant backgrounds as well as those that are considered high-functioning. Join me for an interview with Dr. Munn Saechao as we discuss the barriers to seeking mental health help and striking a balance between our digital and mental spaces.

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Show Notes:

What motivated Dr. Munn to get into the field of psychology and mental health [2:07]

Dr. Munn's story as a child of refugees [4:10]

How immigrants and diverse populations view therapy and psychology [12:01]

Normalizing mental health; taking care of our minds is no different than taking care of our bodies [16:25]

You don't have to have a mental disorder or severe anxiety or depression to seek therapy [20:43]

Tech isolation, burn out, cyber bullying and the way we express the need to connect [29:43]

Finding the balance between the digital world and being in touch with the physical world [32:26]

Dr. Munn's website - https://drmunn.com/

Dr. Munn's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dr.munn/