Month: August 2017

Session 22: Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

The Therapy for Black GirlsTM Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

In this week’s highly requested episode, I discussed the Imposter Syndrome, 5 different subtypes, and strategies for dealing with it.

Resources

The Imposter Phenomenon: Overcoming the Fear that Haunts Your Success

The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women

The 5 Types of Imposter Syndrome & How to Beat Them

My thoughts and prayers are with our friends in Houston in the middle of this devastating storm. Follow this link to support local agencies in the Houston area.

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Session 21: How Racism Impacts Our Mental Health

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

After the harrowing events in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend and the cumulative amount of racial stress and trauma that has occurred in our community, it felt important to discuss how racism impacts our mental health and ways you can continue to take care of yourself.

Resources

Surviving & Resisting Hate: A Toolkit for People of Color

4 Self-Care Tips for People of Color After Charlottesville

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Session 20: On the Couch with Monica from Love & Basketball

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

This week’s episode is an On the Couch Episode all about Monica from the hit movie Love & Basketball. My special guest therapist is Dr. Kensa Gunter, Licensed Clnical & Sport Psychologist. We discussed the importance of managing emotions in tough situations, handling difficult transitions, and the importance of tending to our mental health before a crisis occurs.

 

Resources Mentioned

The School of Greatness podcast

The Good Life Project podcast

The Four Agreements

Mind Gym

 

Where to Find Dr. Gunter

drkensagunter.com

Twitter: @drkensa

 

 

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Session 19: Sometimes You Gotta Feel the Feels

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

By request, in today’s episode I share information about some of the self-destructive and unhealthy ways we cope when our emotions feel too difficult to deal with. I also share 7 Tools for Managing Overwhelming Emotions by Katie Brooks, LCSW and answer your listener questions.

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