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2020 Way to Heal

Our Robust Therapy Scene

There’s a lot to process right now, but there are also lots of ways to get help doing so. Options include LGBTQ+ outfits like Emerge Wellness (, which was founded by Kristina Furia to provide a safe and accessible space for therapy, as well as millennial-oriented organizations like the Shrink Chicks of the West Chester Therapy Group (, who post almost daily on Insta, host a free podcast, and offer virtual therapy sessions starting at $75. Nonprofits like the LiveWell Foundation ( offer free Zoom support groups for those struggling with depression, while A Better Life Therapy ( has online sessions for $80 to $175. For Black Philadelphians working through the trauma of racial injustice, Black Men Heal ( provides free therapy from Black therapists, and Oshun Family Center ( recently raised more than $80,000 to offer free counseling services.