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Understanding Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health, hosted by psychologists Dr. Cameron Staley and Dr. Jennifer Miesch, answers your questions about mental health and counseling. As stigma around mental health and help seeking declines, there is an ever increasing need for accurate information to inform conversations and practices around mental health care. Understanding Mental Health seeks to fill the gap between mental health awareness and expert understanding for the Bengal community.

Episode 1: What is Mental Health and How do I know if I have a Mental Health Problem? 

Psychologists Cameron Staley and Jennifer Miesch discuss aspects of mental health and how to know when you are experiencing a mental health problem.

Episode 2: Why do We Experience Mental Health Problems?

Cameron Staley and Jennifer Miesch discuss the reasons why we struggle with mental health even when our life is going well.

Episode 3: What is self-compassion and how do we practice it in our life?

Cameron Staley and Jennifer Miesch discuss self-compassion and how to practice it in daily life.