Sonia Patel is a physician and author. Patel is psychiatrist in Oahu and is passionate about helping teens work through emotionl obstacles. She is also the author of several books including, “Rani Patel in Full Effect,” and “Jaya and Rasa: A Love Story.”
#MyYoungerSelf by Child Mind Institute is an anti-stigma campaign. We are grateful to Sonia for her willingness to open up about her childhood experience with anxiety and depression.
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📕 Related Reading
Guide to Anxiety ➡ https://childmind.org/guide/anxiety-basics/
Guide to Depression ➡ https://childmind.org/guide/major-depressive-disorder/