The Pa’lante Therapy Inc. Blog
Yanira Hernandez’s story, as featured on SDVoyager, is a compelling tale of resilience, dedication, and success. Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles in a traditional Mexican household, Yanira’s journey is marked by her pursuit of education and a deep commitment to her community. She graduated from UCLA and later obtained her Master’s in Social Work at USC, followed by a Doctorate in Education. Yanira’s career in social work, mental health, and education is driven by her desire to address systemic challenges faced by her community. As the owner of Pa’lante Therapy, Inc., an online private practice, she focuses on providing culturally responsive therapy to BIPOC individuals, specializing in areas like trauma, anxiety, depression, and imposter syndrome. Her personal experiences as a first-generation professional and daughter of Mexican immigrants deeply inform her practice. Yanira’s definition of success has evolved to embrace authenticity and self-acceptance, moving beyond external expectations to find true liberation and fulfillment.
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Featuring: Dr. Yanira Hernandez
Originally Published On: SDVoyager – San Diego
Author: Local Stories
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