26. Mental Health & Music Therapy ft. Therapist Asami Koike

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Rooted in cultural nuances, cracks in our healthcare system and barriers to entry, starting your mental health journey can seem daunting at first. However, we're here today to break it down. In this episode, we're lucky to be joined by the delightful Asami Koike, a registered Music Therapist and founder of Shapes & Sounds - an initiative dedicated to Asian Australian Mental Health & Well-being! We delve into cultural factors, different avenues of treatment & how we can start our journey with mental health. *Apologies for the echo and background noise in parts of the audio. We hope you still enjoy the content of the discussion as much as we did!* E P I S O D E O U T L I N E ------------------------------------------ •Asami's mental health journey •What is Shapes & Sounds? •How environment has an impact on your mental health •Steps to start your mental health journey •Different types of treatment •Barriers to entry to treatment for Asians •Industry insights about Asian Australians & mental health T I M E S T A M P S -------------------------------- 00:00 Intro to episode 01:52 Intro Asami & Discussion begins ✨FOLLOW ASAMI✨ •Instagram: @justshapesandsounds •LinkedIn: Shapes & Sounds •Website: https://www.justshapesandsounds.com/ •Asian Australian Mental Health FREE Webinar ✨MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES✨ •Government support during COVID-19 •Lifeline Australia: 24 Hour Crisis Line - 131 114 •Beyond Blue: Hotline - 1800 512 348 •24/7 Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 •Asian Australian Mental Health Practitioner List by Shapes & Sounds If you'd like to continue the conversation, please message us. We'd love to hear from you, feel free to slide into our dms on instagram: @unapologeticallyazn or send us an email: unapologeticallyasianpodcast@gmail.com Much love, ♥︎ Thuy and Tiana (UA ✌︎) ✨Music by the talented Joakim Karud✨ •Say Goodnight •Soundcloud •Spotify --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unapologeticallyasian/message

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