About Therapy Helpers

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About Therapy Helpers

We’re here to give you the push we all need to live our best lives. We’re a small US-based independent mental health publication in New York dedicated to helping you live life thoughtfully, intentionally, and with purpose.

Founded in 2022, our mission is to inspire our readers to live more effortlessly and lead the fulfilling lives they deserve!

We strive to provide a safe, inclusive, and informative online space for individuals seeking to improve their mental health and well-being.

We aim to share evidence-based practices, insights, and resources to help individuals cultivate greater resilience and happiness.

We believe everyone deserves access to high-quality mental health information and support.

Through our content, our goal is to reduce the stigma around mental health issues and promote greater awareness and understanding of the importance of mental health.

Welcome, we’re glad you are here!

Our Team

Saba Imran Profile

Saba Imran

Healthcare Researcher & Writer

With a Master’s degree in Microbiology and over 7 years of experience, Saba has a passion for medical research and writing.

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Helen Kaminski, MSc

Therapist & Lead Editor

Based in Warsaw, Poland, Helen is a medical writer and licensed mental health counselor with nine years of experience as a therapist.

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Ava Cheng

Physiotherapist & Sr. Researcher

Ava is a physiotherapist in Singapore with over 4 years of experience. She has a passion for understanding health and the intersection of medicine and psychology.

Dr. Azhar Qureshi Profile

Dr. Azhar Qureshi

Medical & Case Reports Writer

Dr. Azhar is a physician and cardiologist who also developed skills in psychological assessments and detailed case reporting.

Thasfiya Alavi Profile

Thasfiya Alavi

Consultant Psychologist

Thasfiya is a Consultant Psychologist with four years of experience in the mental health field. With a strong academic background in Clinical Psychology, she’s conducting psychotherapy for various mental health conditions.

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Emily Thompson

Mental Health Writer

A writer based in London, Emily has a passion for making therapy accessible in the modern, digital era. After earning her Master’s in Clinical Psychology, Emily has become an expert in the mental health field.

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Dr. Michael Nazir

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Michael Nazir is a medical professional and psychologist based in Sweden, with 11 years of experience in the field. He is dedicated to improving our understanding of mental health and developing effective interventions.

Erica Barnes Profile

Erica Barnes

Health Researcher and Writer

As an African-American woman living in New York, Erica earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication. She is passionate about researching mental health topics, spirituality, and breaking down stigma in her community.

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Benjamin Diamond

Community Advocate & Advisor

Hi, I’m a dedicated mental wellness advocate and advisor with the Therapy Helpers team since 2022. I utilize my expertise in psychology and community-building to help our community achieve healthier, more fulfilling lives.


“I really appreciate the thoughtfully selected articles on therapy-related topics and improving my mental health that is available on this site. It’s like consulting with an old friend about topics we care about.”


“The individuals running the Therapy Helpers make mental health seem effortlessly achievable. This blog is fantastic – it’s practical, the monthly newsletter is concise, and it’s just the right amount of information without being overwhelming.”


“I am so relieved to have found a mental-health blog that makes me feel good. It seems like such a rare occurrence these days, with so much pressure to constantly improve and consume more. Thank you for providing a refreshing change!”


“I stumbled upon TherapyHelpers while searching for reliable mental health information, and I must say, it exceeded my expectations. This blog has become my go-to resource for understanding various mental health issues and finding practical strategies to cope with them. The articles are well-researched, and the writers present complex concepts in an accessible manner. What sets this blog apart is the compassionate tone that runs through each piece. It feels like the authors genuinely care about their readers’ well-being and offer empathy and understanding along with their expertise. I highly recommend TherapyHelpers to anyone seeking guidance on their mental health journey.”


“TherapyHelpers has become my ultimate guidebook for improving my mental well-being. The blog consistently delivers a wide range of practical tips and techniques that I can easily incorporate into my daily life. Articles provide actionable steps that empower me to take control of my mental health. The content is well-organized, making it easy to navigate and find information on specific topics of interest. My only minor complaint is that the blog could benefit from more diverse voices and perspectives. Nevertheless, TherapyHelpers remains an invaluable resource for anyone looking to enhance their mental resilience and find effective coping mechanisms.”


“I stumbled upon this site while searching for mental health resources online, and I must say it has become my go-to blog for insightful articles and practical tips. The content is well-written, engaging, and, most importantly, backed by professional expertise. The blog covers a wide range of mental health topics, from anxiety and depression to relationships and self-care. The articles are relatable and provide actionable advice that I can incorporate into my daily life. I appreciate that the blog takes a holistic approach to mental health, considering the physical, emotional, and social aspects of well-being. It’s evident that the authors genuinely care about their readers’ mental health and are committed to providing valuable resources. TherapyHelpers has been a valuable tool on my journey to better mental health, and I highly recommend it to anyone seeking reliable information and support.”