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Sam Louie, MA

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Therapy: Tips for APIs navigating the mental health system

Cultural competency is important

Asian shame and addiction: Suffering in silence

Addictions are obstacles to connecting with others

Me Love You Long Time: ‘Asian Girlz’ Video is Another Episode of White...

Photo caption: One of the less outrageous clips from the “Asian Girlz” video, which was pulled offline August 1st. “Me love you long time” is a phrase often used when referring to foreign Asian women and...

“IN SESSION” with Sam Louie: 21st-Century Pressures Push Asian Men to Search for Wives...

For some, it means higher competition on American soil, and going abroad to find a spouse Being single is viewed as an anathema. There must be something wrong with someone if they’re not able to...

“IN SESSION” with Sam Louie: Kill Suicide Where it Starts

Suicide to Americans is viewed through a Western world prism as a stigma. Yet, historically in many Asian cultures, suicide has longstanding roots as the supreme act of honor or atonement of personal disgrace. Instead of...

Connecting with other Generations

More so than ever before, I believe the chasm between adults and the younger generation has never been wider. We have a generation of young people who were born with the Internet and...

Connecting with other Generations

More so than ever before, I believe the chasm between adults and the younger generation has never been wider. We have a generation of young people who were born with the Internet and...

Developing Friends Outside Your Race

Our Asian culture is a part of our identity that gives us a sense of pride and should be embraced. But when does it go too far? When does it restrict our desire for...

Developing Friends Outside Your Race

Our Asian culture is a part of our identity that gives us a sense of pride and should be embraced. But when does it go too far? When does it restrict our desire for...

Abandonment

Abandonment can happen to anyone. You can be single, married, divorced, come from a nurturing home or a dysfunctional one. The key issue in abandonment is honestly looking at loss. It...