Looking for the silver lining in a difficult situation can be a great coping mechanism, but sometimes, it can actually become toxic. The Two Jess(es) talk with toxic positivity experts and therapists Dr. Jamie Long and Samara Quientero on what toxic positivity looks like, how it shows up in our lives and conversations, and how it can negatively impact the way we deal with stress and hardship in our lives.
Meet Dr. Jamie Long!
Dr. Jamie Long is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-owner of a boutique psychology practice, The Psychology Group Fort Lauderdale. For over 14 years, Dr. Long has served the South Florida community with her dedication to helping individuals lead meaningful lives and achieve mental wellness. Her mission is to change the way people think about mental health therapy. She wants you to know that participating in therapy is a healthy habit and an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Long specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and relationship issues.
Meet Samara Quintero!
Samara Quintero is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Hypnotherapist practicing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her mission is to help individuals resolve issues that have kept them from having the deeply fulfilling lives that they are deserving of. She specializes in working with trauma, anxiety, depression and relationships issues. Samara's therapeutic approach is unique in that she incorporates hypnosis, mindfulness, and an overall holistic perspective to create long lasting change in her client's lives.