Podcast: On Culturally Responsive Mental Health Care: Addressing the needs of a diverse population

In this episode, we speak with Stephanie Cherestal, Ph.D. about the impact of cultural diversity on mental health and health care. Reflecting on the diversity of patient experiences connecting with mental health providers, Dr. Cherestal shares examples of how intersectionality and racial trauma impact psychotherapeutic treatments. Along with these examples, Dr. Cherestal provides vital steps for patients and providers to take when considering culturally responsive mental health care.

Featured Speaker: Stephanie Cherestal, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of psychology in clinical psychiatry and co-director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Cherestal is also an assistant attending and director of the Adult and Adolescent Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Program in the Outpatient Department at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health.
On the Mind is the official podcast from the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry. Each episode, hosted by Daniel Knoepflmacher, M.D., Vice Chair of Education and Training Director of the general psychiatry residency program, focuses on discussions with renowned professors, leading researchers, and expert practitioners from Weill Cornell Medicine as they discuss the brain, mental health, and important questions on the mind