Patricia Peña: The importance of Latinas in therapy & how to find a therapist that's right for you.
In this week’s episode, I had the privilege to chat with Patricia Peña, a Licensed marriage and family therapist with her own private practice, Patricia Peña Therapy LLC. where she provides individual and family therapy to children, teens, adults, and families.
Paty is employed full time at Children’s Research Triangle as their Senior Bilingual Child and Family Therapist and Early Childhood Advisor. She plays multiple roles at CRT including running parenting groups, individual and family therapy, and providing clinical consultation with therapists on staff. Paty practices various forms of therapy such as Theraplay, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Brainspotting, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, etc. She specializes in treating trauma and attachment issues.
She’s also the co-founder of Chicago Latinx Therapy Group, a networking group for Latinx psychotherapists which makes her great advocate for other people in her field.
She shares a lot of great info on therapy and also encouragement to elevate the next generation of therapists.
website: Psychology Today