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Compassion & Vulnerability with Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri

In this episode, we are continuing our mental health discussion with Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri. She is a licensed mental health counselor practicing in Florida. She is also the founder of Buxani Counseling Care and author of the book A Pint of Patience with a Dollop of Love. Dr. Rachna has been practicing as a mental health counselor for almost 20 years now, both nationally and internationally. The approach to her success is creating a safe space by being empathetic and nonjudgemental. She helps her clients heal and become resilient through her therapeutic process.

In this episode, we delve into mental health and the diverse stigmas surrounding it. We begin by highlighting the importance of compassion in addressing mental health challenges and making it a more open and approachable topic for discussion. Dr. Rachna emphasizes the significance of self-discovery and knowing oneself as a foundation for personal growth and well-being. Nikki and Dr. Rachna explore the transformative power of therapy and the beautiful journey it can take us on. From finding the right therapist to incorporating different therapeutic approaches, we learn about the various methods available to aid in mental health recovery.

Join us for this insightful episode as we break down mental health stigmas, foster compassion, and embark on a journey toward self-discovery and personal growth.

In this episode…

  • Mental health stigmas in different cultures

  • Compassion

  • Making mental health a conversation

  • About the book, A Pint of Patience with a Dollop of Love

  • Knowing yourself

  • The beautiful journey of therapy

  • Finding the right therapist for you

  • The Gotman Method, CBT, and DBT

  • Personality disorders

  • Navigating and healing to the best version of ourselves


“Compassion is about going out there and wanting to truly feel a person's emotions. Having compassion as a therapist is the difference between a great therapist and a good therapist.”

“I love having the opportunity and access to be able to bring this information to people in a way that is FREE. Podcasts are free.” -Nikki

“The first step is to understand your child and to understand yourself.”

“If I do not know why I acted a certain way or why something triggered me, then I will not do anything about it.”

“If I know myself, then my relationships are better, my work environment is better, and everything begins to flow as long as I have an understanding of myself.”

“People need to understand that you don’t need to be broken to go to therapy.”

“I have no shame in the game when it comes to mental health. I am here to normalize it.”

“What mindfulness teaches you through various techniques, including mediation, is how to be present.”


0:00- 4:00 | Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri

4:00- 7:30 | Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri beginning her career

7:30- 13:50 | Mental health stigmas

13:50- 15:30 | About Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri’s book

15:30- 27:30 | Knowing yourself better

27:30- 31:40 | Finding the right therapist for you

31:40- 44:45 | Different types of therapy

44:45- 50:21 | Shifting the scariness of seeking help

Connect with Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri.

Buxani Care office #: (786)-608-HOPE


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