Juli Fraga

Juli Fraga is a psychologist and a writer in San Francisco. She writes about parenthood, mental health, and emotional wellness. 

mental health

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.
Juli Fraga
3.11.19
grief

A Therapist’s Script for Helping a Friend Grieve a Parent

There's no standard “Grief Etiquette 101” manual, but if you don’t want to sound like a generic sympathy card or risk being presumptuous about what this friend's emotional needs are—here are some words that could help.
Juli Fraga
12.19.18
Music

How John Mayer Helped Me Become a Better Therapist

Using song lyrics is a form of expressive arts therapy, which can help people tap into their emotions and invoke personal change.
Juli Fraga
6.20.18
mental health

This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.
Juli Fraga
4.20.18
mental health

When it's Time to Cut Off a Family Member

There's a difference between regular family drama and a toxic relationship.
Juli Fraga
1.3.18
mental health

How to Date Someone With Anxiety

Step one: Find out what anxiety is.
Juli Fraga
11.15.17
We Asked

What Therapists Think About Their Worst Patients

"He was hitting many stereotypes of the racist cop."
Juli Fraga
7.7.17
Money Talks

Being Broke Around Rich People Messes With Your Longterm Health

That feeling when you split the bill and your share equals...rent? It isn't inconsequential.
Juli Fraga
4.26.17
Daily Buzzkill

Women Doctors Are Still Getting Screwed Over

"Showing any vulnerability is a sign of weakness."
Juli Fraga
3.17.17
Parental Advisory

How to Prepare an Only Child for Twin Siblings

For kids like Blue Ivy Carter, who's been solo-slayin' since she the day she was born, the adjustment could be tricky.
Juli Fraga
2.2.17
Tonic

The Health Benefits of Contemplating the Afterlife

Science endorses grappling with existential questions—even if you're not religious.
Juli Fraga
1.17.17
mental health

The Health Benefits of Contemplating the Afterlife

Science endorses grappling with existential questions—even if you're not religious.
Juli Fraga
1.17.17
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