Everyone wants to feel comfortable in their skin, and so does your favorite celebrity. Claudia Alvarado, a celebrity stylist, turned therapist, and mental health advocate, understands this best in her particular industry. After achieving her lifelong dream through her brand Extrahaute, she shifted careers.
No one is immune to mental health problems. And if you come from a society that stigmatizes your efforts to seek out professional help, you might end up suffering. And it’s worse if you have to live in an abusive home or you’re a survivor of sexual or physical abuse.
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After being inspired by the ‘Me-Too Movement,’ Claudia Alvarado found her passion for helping women and men facing physical and sexual abuse. Now, she holds a Ph.D. in psychology, and a master’s in clinical psychology. Using women’s group podcasts and TV shows, Claudia seeks to inspire survivors of abuse.
People face stigma when they call out their abusers. And in modern society, no one is immune to the pressures of life. You have to cope with a demanding job, family, school, relationships, and life in general. The best you can do is to take care of your mental health and push on.
According to Claudia, life is demanding, but you can make the best out of it. With her upcoming 2021 publication, you can learn how to balance life, emotions and mental health while excelling at your job.
You are associated with multiple lines of work in the capacity of a therapist, a content creator, and an actress. Where do you see yourself in the entertainment industry? Do you think you have made it big?
What made you choose this line of work? And are you happy with your choice of the industry?
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You must have had to make some difficult choices along the way to being famous today; how did you cope with those challenging situations?
Do you think professional pressure takes a toll on your mental health? How do you deal with this pressure?
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How do you manage anxiety in front of the camera?
How does it feel to be in front of the camera day-in and day-out? Do you ever feel anxious to be facing so many people?
Being a therapist, how do you see the relation between professional work and mental health?
You have a large audience on social media; how do you react to trolls and haters?
As an artist with so much going on around you, how do you handle all the stress and ensure your mental health?
How do you see the utility of pets and emotional support animals, in particular, as a significant source of countering mental health issues? What are your views on the use of emotional support animals?
What advice would you give to all those facing mental health issues? As a professional therapist, how would you advise mental health patients to stay positive?