Mariana Plata

Mariana Plata is a licensed psychologist, mental health writer, and educator working toward her Master’s degree in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology from the Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (USMA) in Panama. She is also a play therapist in training for the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and a volunteer for Fundacion Relaciones Sanas, a Panamanian non-profit organization devoted to raising awareness about mental health issues. She speaks to parents and teenagers about cyberbullying, sexual consent, suicide prevention, communication skills, and adolescent mental health prevention. A passionate advocate for children and adolescents, mental health, and education, her writing has been featured in Vice, The Mighty, and HelloGiggles among other publications,

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The Gen Y Psy

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