Cousin Pat aka Dr. Patrick Argiro of Cousin Pat Therapy utilizes social media to help spread the good word about how Mental Health Therapy can be beneficial and how mental wellness is important.
Cousin Pat utilizes Google Business which is important. Cousin Pat Therapy is growing its message of proper mental health and its positive effects slowly but steadily through YouTube with Cousin Pat Therapy w/Dr. Patrick Argiro and his channel just became monetized and now should be seen more due to the increase in subscribers.
Cousin Pat Therapy currently has approximately 30K instagram followers.
TikTok has been helping spread the Cousin Pat Therapy message by posting videos on mental health either by Dr. Patrick Argiro directly or reposting other mental health and wellness videos.
This is the strategy that is being used also with Twitter and Instagram.
There are additional social media platforms such as Medium which allows you to write articles and it can help build up a following.
Social media can be an effective tool for therapists to spread the message of mental wellness to a wider audience. Here are some ways therapists can use social media to promote mental wellness:
Share tips and strategies: Therapists can use social media to share tips and strategies for managing mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression, and stress. They can share resources and tools that can help people to improve their mental health.
Educate about mental health: Therapists can use social media to educate people about mental health issues and reduce stigma around mental health. They can share information about different mental health conditions, symptoms, and treatments.
Share success stories: Therapists can use social media to share success stories of their clients who have overcome mental health challenges. This can inspire others who may be struggling with similar issues.
Offer online support: Therapists can use social media to offer online support groups or counseling sessions. This can be especially helpful for people who may not have access to traditional therapy or who are uncomfortable with in-person therapy.
Collaborate with other mental health professionals: Therapists can use social media to collaborate with other mental health professionals and share resources and information. This can help to create a community of mental health professionals who are working together to promote mental wellness.
Use visuals: Therapists can use visuals such as infographics, videos, and images to engage their audience and make their message more accessible. Visuals can also be a powerful way to convey complex information in a simple and easy-to-understand way.
Overall, social media can be a powerful tool for therapists to spread the message of mental wellness and reach a wider audience. It is important to use social media in a responsible and ethical way, following professional guidelines and maintaining client confidentiality.
Cousin Pat aka Dr. Patrick Argiro personally does not like social media as it seems in his opinion to mostly be used for unproductive purposes, however for spreading positive messages it does have its advantages.