Jonathan TranPham: Founder stress, sexuality, and finding a great therapist

The Mandate

11-02-2021 • 58 mins

Have you ever tried to find a therapist? Then you know how big of a pain in the a$$ it can be. But it doesn't have to be that way. Jonathan TranPham, the founder and CEO of Reflect, joins me to talk about why it's so hard and why he started a company to help with it. We'll also get into founder stress and loneliness, his personal journey with mental health, how he's navigated sexuality, and what he's learned growing up as a child of immigrants and refugees.

  • How Jonathan discovered his "mental health"
  • Why he started therapy and what he learned
  • The impact of growing up in a family of immigrants and having a "tiger mom"
  • How the Immigrant mentality + traditional archetypes of masculinity shaped his life
  • Is mental health viewed differently if you're straight or gay?
  • How he decided to start therapy and why it took him 6 months
  • How to find a therapist
  • How much time to budget to find a therapist
  • Why he started Reflect and how it works
  • What to look for in a therapist
  • The most important question to ask when interviewing a therapist
  • Therapy FAQs
  • How to self care while looking for a therapist
  • What it's like telling people you have a therapist

Connect with Jonathan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathantranpham/

Try Reflect: https://www.joinreflect.com

The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Therapist: https://www.joinreflect.com/post/how-to-find-the-right-type-of-therapist

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