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We empower Black, Indigenous, People of Color (B.I.P.O.C.), as well as other members of our local communities, to have the understanding and tools to make confident decisions in establishing a solid plan to navigate medical emergencies, and gain peace of mind for yourself and your loved ones.

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We are influencing community wellness through monthly events and our wellness programs.

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Urban Health Group offers consultations to corporations, programs and advisory committees in the areas of medical care, behavioral health and training, product development and consumer advocacy.

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Urban Health Group (UHG) is a team of licensed counselors and psychotherapists that specialize in mental health. We offer a variety of services for individuals and groups in the greater East Bay area, with a particular emphasis on BIPOC health and wellness. Our team is dedicated to empowering our community with the crucial mental health care deserved by all. In addition, we also offer end-of-life support and planning, psychotherapy, corporate healthcare, health and wellness education classes, and healthcare planning.  We are a virtual, boutique-style, concierge for healthcare navigation and mental health support. We reduce stress and provide guidance in making informed choices for the care you deserve, and we help people all over the world, and locally here in the East Bay Area, including Castro Valley, San Leandro, Oakland, Alameda, Hayward, Fremont, Pleasanton, Dublin, Berkeley,  CA and beyond.

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MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT COUNSELING & PSYCHOTHERAPY

We reduce stress and provide guidance in making informed choices for the care you deserve. We empower and provide clarity in care options and customized plans.

We facilitate a safe, comfortable, confidential, and relaxed environment to address your healthcare and mental health needs for BIPOC. Urban Health Group differentiates itself within the industry as it is designed specifically to service B.I.P.O.C. by highly trained B.I.P.O.C. professionals in a preventive and proactive manner.

We offer a variety of psychotherapy approaches and services including interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, supportive therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy.

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Urban Health Group is a team of licensed counselors and psychotherapists for mental health. We offer a variety of services for individuals and groups in the greater East Bay area, with a particular emphasis on BIPOC health and wellness. Our team is dedicated to empowering our community with the crucial mental health care deserved by all. In addition, we also offer end-of-life support and planning, psychotherapy, corporate healthcare, health and wellness education classes, and healthcare planning.

Corporate Healthcare and Mental Wellness Consulting

Corporate healthcare and mental wellness consulting will allow your company to provide much-needed mental health support and wellness education to your employees. Our programs integrate a variety of skills and techniques to help your employees maximize their productivity and improve their overall health and wellbeing. Our curriculum focuses on teaching your employees healthy practices and basic mental health education, including healthy coping skills, how to communicate effectively, team building and bonding, stress management, and much more. Corporate wellness programs have been shown to improve employee attendance, increase morale, reduce healthcare costs, and even attract new talent to your company. At Urban Health Group, we will work with you to customize a program for your company’s needs, allowing you to offer your employees support as unique as they are.

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Psychotherapy

Urban Health Group offers psychotherapy for those suffering from mental illnesses like depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, and more. Our team of trained professionals specializes in helping our clients understand their behaviors and emotions, identify problems, learn healthy coping skills, and regain joy and balance in their lives. We offer a variety of psychotherapy approaches and services including interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, supportive therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy. Many people can benefit from psychotherapy, and these services may be especially helpful if you find yourself struggling with significant negative emotions, unhealthy behaviors, signs of addiction, or you just haven’t been feeling like yourself lately. We strive to offer effective and empathetic care and give you the help you need and deserve to live your healthiest and happiest life.

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Counseling and Guidance for BIPOC

Our professional team is specially trained to address and treat the mental health concerns of the BIPOC community. We understand the unique impact that cultural trauma has, as well as the necessity for specialized providers in the mental health space. Our aim is to provide BIPOC mental health support in a safe and comfortable way and to offer guidance, treatment, and emotional support directly tailored to our patients’ experiences. Empathy is one of the cornerstones of our practice, which is why we firmly believe that cultural understanding is central to specialized BIPOC counseling.

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Healthcare and Wellness Education Classes

Despite the fact that mental health and wellness are incredibly important for an overall healthy life, many schools don’t offer any type of health and wellness education. The health and wellness education classes from Urban Health Group focus on teaching our students the many facets of health and wellness to help them protect and maintain their wellbeing. We emphasize curriculum points like mental health basics, emotion recognition and communication, mental health treatment options, common mental health issues, reducing mental health stigma, how to recognize when you or a peer is struggling, how to seek mental health help, and the warning signs of significant mental health distress. These are all crucial for protecting mental and physical health, and early education on these points can help ensure health and wellness for years to come.

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Healthcare Planning

Healthcare planning is an integrative approach that takes into account the services of multiple doctors. This approach allows the patient and their doctors to outline a course of action and the objectives and goals of the patient seeking treatment. This method helps ensure that all care providers are on the same page and are able to best assist with the ultimate goal of treatment, whatever that may be. These plans are also very effective for the patient because they help reframe the focus of treatment and provide milestones and benchmarks with which to measure treatment progress. Typically, these plans are subject to change as treatment goes on, as they are solely focused on providing the most effective care possible. If a healthcare plan is right for you, we will help you outline your problems and goals and come up with a clearly communicated plan of action to help you achieve those goals.

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End-of-Life Planning

End-of-life planning is important for everyone, and we understand how challenging these conversations and decisions can be. With our help, you will design and fulfill an end-of-life plan to help protect your loved ones from undue stress and trauma at the time of your passing. End-of-life planning is multi-faceted and person-specific, but most often involves writing a will, naming an executor, making an asset inventory, writing a living will, and more. While many people seeking end-of-life planning and counseling tend to be those facing terminal diagnoses, end-of-life planning is beneficial for everyone, and there are no prerequisites for seeking this service. If you are facing a terminal diagnosis, however, we also offer end-of-life counseling to help you and your loved ones cope with the reality you are facing and prepare emotionally and practically for your end.

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We serve the greater East Bay area including Castro Valley, San Leandro, Oakland, Alameda, and Hayward, CA, and are passionate about improving the mental health and wellness of our community. If you are interested in learning more about any of our services or scheduling an appointment, please reach out to one of our team members by phone or email today.

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Alameda CA – Overview: Corporate Health & Wellness Programs | Psychotherapy News
January 16, 2023

Corporate health and wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular as more and more companies recognize the benefits of investing in the well-being of their employees. These programs can take many forms, from on-site fitness facilities and group fitness classes to mental health resources and preventative care initiatives. By offering these resources and encouraging employees to adopt healthy lifestyles, companies can help to reduce healthcare costs, improve productivity and performance, and create a positive and supportive work environment. 

This blog post will take a closer look at corporate health and wellness programs and the benefits they can provide for both companies and employees. 

Benefits of corporate health & wellness programs

One of the main benefits of corporate health and wellness programs is that they can help improve employees’ physical health. Regular exercise and physical activity can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes and can also help to improve mental health and overall well-being. By providing employees with access to fitness resources and encouraging them to adopt healthy lifestyles, companies can help to reduce healthcare costs and improve the productivity and performance of their workforce.

In addition to physical health, corporate health and wellness programs can also help improve employees’ mental and emotional well-being. Stress, anxiety, and depression are common issues that can affect anyone and negatively impact both personal and professional life. By offering access to mental health resources, such as therapy and counseling, companies can help support their employees’ emotional well-being and create a more positive and productive work environment.

Another benefit of corporate health and wellness programs is that they can help to create a sense of community and support within the workplace. By offering wellness workshops and events, companies can allow employees to learn new skills, connect, and feel a sense of belonging. This can be especially important for employees who may be feeling isolated or stressed and can help to foster a positive and supportive culture within the company.

Investing in employee well-being pays off

Corporate health and wellness programs can also have financial benefits for companies. By investing in the well-being of their employees, companies can help reduce healthcare costs and absenteeism and improve retention rates by creating a positive and supportive work environment. This can help to save money in the long run, as hiring and training new employees can be costly and time-consuming.

Prioritize health for a better workplace

Overall, corporate health and wellness programs are an important investment for companies looking to create a happy, healthy, and productive workforce. By supporting their employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being, they can improve employee satisfaction, reduce healthcare costs, and create a positive and supportive work culture. These programs provide a comprehensive approach to employee wellness, from on-site fitness facilities and mental health resources to preventative care and work-life balance initiatives. They ultimately lead to a more successful and sustainable business. Companies that prioritize the health and well-being of their employees are likely to see a range of benefits, including increased productivity, improved retention rates, and a more positive work environment.

 

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Oakland, CA – Basics of an End-of-Life Plan from an East Bay Area Psychotherapist
November 25, 2022

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