Month: December 2017

Session 37: 10 Ways to Optimize Your 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.

In the last episode of 2017, I share 10 Ways to Optimize Your Mental Health to give you something to reflect on as you are setting your goals and intentions for the new year.

Also, if you’re looking for a new podcast to add to your playlist, you have to check out Dreams in Drive!

 

Resources

Stay Woke, But Get Some Sleep

The Exercise Effect

I’ve Picked My Word of the Year, Now What?

 

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, make sure to check out the Therapist directory at therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

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If you are in the Atlanta area and want to join one of Dr. Joy’s therapy groups in January, visit therapyforblackgirls.com/shift.

To join the Therapy for Black Girls Thrive Tribe therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

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Session 36: Does Couples Counseling Work?

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 features Dr. Ayanna Abrams, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Abrams and I chatted all about couples counseling! She shared how she works with couples using EFT, Emotionally Focused Therapy, gave some insight about how the fights we have with our partners are typically not at all about the thing we’re fighting about, and shared what it might look like if she worked with some of your favorite TV couples.

Resources Mentioned

Hold Me Tight– Johnson

Love Sense– Johnson

7 Principles for Making Marriage Work– Gottman

The Five Love Languages– Chapman

To find an EFT Couples Therapist- iceeft.com

 

Where to Find Dr. Abrams

ascensionbehavioralhealth.com

Facebook: @AscensionBehavioralHealth

Instagram: @dr_ayanna_a

 

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

If you’re a therapist and would like your information added to the directory, check out therapyforblackgirls.com/beinglisted.

If you’re in the Atlanta area and would like to participate in one of Dr. Joy’s therapy groups, sign up at therapyforblackgirls.com/shift.

To keep digging in to today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

 

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Session 35: Am I Codependent?

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 features Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW. Nedra and I chatted about the definition of codependency, how to know if the definition fits you, how someone becomes codependent, and strategies you can use to become less codependent.

 

Resources Mentioned

Codependent No More– Melody Beattie

Boundaries Where You End and I Begin– Anne Katherine

Attached– Levine & Heller

 

Where to Find Nedra

kaleidoscopecounselingpllc.com

Get the Empowered Planner

Facebook: @Kaleidoscope-Counseling

Twitter: @KaleidoscopeCLT

Instagram: @Kaleidoscopecounseling

 

If you’re looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

If you’re a therapist and would like your information added to the directory, check out therapyforblackgirls.com/beinglisted.

If you’re in the Atlanta area and would like to participate in one of Dr. Joy’s therapy groups, sign up at therapyforblackgirls.com/shift.

To keep digging in to today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

 

The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

Make sure to follow us on social media:

Twitter: @therapy4bgirls

Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls

Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls