Leticia Arellano,Psy.D.

Strength-based, present-focused therapy for professionals and high-achievers struggling with anger. Strength-based, present-focused therapy for depression, bipolar disorder, and interpersonal challenges.

Operating as usual

edsource.org 06/08/2020

COMMENTARY: As a Latinx student, Black Lives Matter movement is my responsibility, too

It's my responsibility, too.


edsource.org Protests help college student realize her voice is important in quest for justice.

gal-dem.com 06/03/2020

How to tackle anti-blackness as a non-black PoC | gal-dem


gal-dem.com As an English speaking, light-skinned non-black woman of colour, I can have easier access into many spaces, which in my case, is the arts and education.

intersectionpsychologicalservices.com 06/02/2020

Facing the World When it Hurts: How to Remain Engaged When you Live with Depression — Intersection Psychological Services

This page has been inactive for over a year but I need to express my support for protesters standing against racial violence who are fighting for a new world. As a Latinx therapist, I also want to acknowledge that although I do not have all the answers, I would like to do my part to help. Therefore, if you are have been impacted by the violence that has been unleashed against black communities I am offering a limited number of low-fee therapy spots.
I am also posting something I wrote a few years ago for my Latinx hermanos, hermanas, y hermanes who would like to commit to the fight against anti-Black violence and are figuring out where they fit while struggling with their own mental health.

intersectionpsychologicalservices.com Because engagement heals.

leticiaarellano.com 10/27/2017


Now accepting clients online in California and internationally!




Leticia Arellano,Psy.D.


SF Therapy Collective

Find emotional support from therapists that 'see' you.

"While there are some LGBTQ-specific mental health treatment centers and providers who are LGBTQ friendly and culturally competent, the majority of centers and providers do not know how to treat LGBTQ individuals or can be consciously or unconsciously biased." NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness.

rolereboot.org 05/17/2017

Why We Need More Q***r And Trans Therapists Of Color - Role Reboot


rolereboot.org While some would argue that it is not necessary for a therapist to have the same lived experience as their clients, most people agree it is easier to confide in someone who’s been there. A new report revealed that 75% of transgender youth feel unsafe at school and many have faced serious emotional a...

nytimes.com 05/15/2017

Opinion | When Hate Leads to Depression

Why mental health advocacy for marginalized communities matters more than ever-TW: racist violence

nytimes.com Sometimes the physical impact of a hate crime is just the beginning.

leticiaarellano.com 07/11/2016

Facing the World When it Hurts: How to Remain Engaged When you Live with Depression


leticiaarellano.com Because engagement heals.

leticiaarellano.com 05/25/2016

How Not to Be an As***le, or Mental Health Stigma-Busting Begins at Home: A Brief Response to...


leticiaarellano.com Don't be an as***le to people who are suffering. Just don't.

huffingtonpost.com 05/24/2016

Kerry Washington Opens Up About 'Toxicity' In Her Life Before 'Scandal'


huffingtonpost.com "I let go of a lot of people and a lot of things."

huffingtonpost.com 05/16/2016

7 Alarming Stats You Need To Know About Mental Health And Work


huffingtonpost.com Here's a serious wake-up call.




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