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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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Vera Cheng from Talk Therapy With Vera partners with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to inform individuals that CMHA offers FREE online therapy called Ontario Structured Psychotherapy. Watch the video to find out more.

Vera drops by the QR Calgary 107 FM Radio Station to talk with Angela about how to deal with family during the holidays. Click the image above to listen to the episode.

The article discusses the challenges many face during holiday gatherings when faced with intrusive questions from family members about personal topics like relationships and family planning. Vera shares insights from her experience as a Chinese Canadian, highlighting the cultural pressures and expectations some individuals face regarding marriage and family, offering guidance on handling such queries with grace and self-awareness. Click the image above or this link to read the full article.

Vera sits down with the host of “Happy To See Me”, Erika Casupanan to discuss Asian mental health and it’s connection to intergenerational trauma. Click play on either Apple Podcasts or Spotify to tune in.

Click the image above or here to watch the collaboration video between Talk Therapy With Vera and CMHA York & Simcoe. Learn more about the FREE Ontario Structured Psychotherapy (OSP) program that CHMA offers  with mental health services available in person and online! Yes, FREE Therapy! Visit www.osp-cmha.ca to get started today!

Click the image above or here to read the most recent collaboration between Club Mental Magazine and Talk Therapy With Vera discussing 5 tips to overcome a sense of loneliness.

Click play above to list to Vera talk with host Angie Seth from CTV News’ This Hour. Vera and Angie discuss Anti Asian Racism Month and all the current trends impacting Canadians.

Vera talks with host Arlene Bynon from Canada Talks SiriusXM 167 on discuss the growing demand in the Canadian mental health care system and what can be done to address this issue. Click here if you would like to read the transcript.

Click play above to listen to Vera talk with host Jim Richards from Newstalk 1010 on how kids suffered from mental health throughout COVID-19 and it’s implications. Click here if you would like to read the transcript.

Take a listen to Vera talk with Sherry Hunter from the Sandwich Parenting Podcast. Vera shares her story about being a 1.5 generation Chinese Canadian and the obstacles she has overcome in life that allowed her to accept and challenge herself.

Vera spoke with Angie Seth about why inclusivity matters in the Lunar New Year and the breaking news of how the shooting near Los Angeles impacted the Asian community.

Click above to listen to Vera Cheng chat with CP24 Toronto’s Lindsay Biscaia about “Blue Monday” and strategies that you can use to cope.

Click the above image to listen to Vera Cheng chat with The Morning Zoom’s, Sam & Jane about “Blue Monday” and how to combat feelings of sadness and depression this time of year.

Click the above to listen to Vera Cheng chat with CFRA 580 News Talk Radio’s Patricia Bole on how to get through this time of year with better mental health.

Click the above to watch Vera Cheng chat with CBC Our Toronto’s Shannon Martin about “Blue Monday” and how you can beat the Monday Blues.

Click the above to watch Vera Cheng chat with CTV News’ Andrea Bain about “Blue Monday” and how you can beat the Monday Blues.

Click the above to watch Vera Cheng chat with CP24 Breakfast Television about “Blue Monday” and how you can cope with feelings in January.

Click the video above to watch Vera Cheng chat with Angie Seth from CTV News about “Blue Monday” and how you can cope with your feelings of being blue or you can read about it by clicking here.

Vera Cheng chats Angie Seth from CTV News about holiday season anxeity and a few ways you can manage it. Click the video above to learn the tips.

Vera Cheng chats with Jason D’Souza from CBC Radio One how to handle all the emotional challenges that can come up with the holiday season. Click the image above to learn more about how to manage holiday stress.

Vera sits down with the guest host of CBC Here & Now Farrah Merali to discuss to how to manage stress during the holiday season. Click the image above or click here to listen in.

Vera sits down with the host of Home girl Nation, Brigitte Truong, to talk about the ongoing Anti-Asian racism, how to cope, and how those within the Asian community can continue spreading awareness to keep the conversation alive. Click to learn more.

Vera chats with Resolvve Podcast Hosts Simon Spichak and Noah Tile and shares the obstacles she has overcome in life that allowed her to accept and challenge herself. These experiences have allowed her to cultivate herself as a therapist and support individuals who have had similar challenges. Learn more about Vera’s journey and strategies to offer support to others.

Vera chats with CBC Toronto News to discuss World Mental Health Day. Vera provides employers tips and strategies to improve their workplace culture and the mental health of their employees. Click above to watch and listen.

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. Click here to listen.

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 >