BIO

Mariana is a licensed psychologist, educator and mental health writer from Panama. She is currently a candidate for a Master's degree in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, and a play therapist in training. Self-proclaimed pop culture connoisseur, baking enthusiast, voracious reader and avid series binge-watcher. Mariana is a passionate advocate for children and teens, mental health, and education. Also, she has a soft spot for dark chocolate and witty puns. 

Mariana Plata's Articles

How to talk to your daughter about her body - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity.

How To Talk To Your Daughter About Body Image

When it comes to how to talk to your daughter about her body and body image - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity.
Mariana Plata    |   11.14.17 12am   |   SHARE
The fight towards gender equality is slowly, but surely, becoming an intersectional affair.

How To Challenge Your Gender Normative Parenting Habits

As a psychologist with a strong commitment to promote gender equality, I’ve found myself re-thinking traditional and gender normative parenting habits.
Mariana Plata    |   10.25.17 12am   |   SHARE