Month: February 2018

Session 46: Mental Health Needs of Activists

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 Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Shawna Murray-Browne. Shawna and I discussed some of the unique mental health concerns related to activism and advocacy, the importance of self care and boundaries for activists, and her work with other therapists to create spaces that are anti-racist and liberation focused.

Resources Mentioned

Emotional Emancipation Circles http://www.communityhealingnet.org/emotional-emancipation-circles/

Self-Care Tool Kit: http://www.communityhealingnet.org/resources/

EVOLVE (Members-Only Online Healing Studio): http://www.HealASista.com

Healing BMore Activists: http://www.HealingBmoreActivists.eventbrite.com

The #HealASista Project FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheHealASistaProject/

Black Lives Matter Meditations: http://drcandicenicole.com/2016/07/black-lives-matter-meditation/

Headspace App: https://www.headspace.com

 

Where to Find Shawna

https://www.ShawnaMurrayBrowne.com

Facebook: @KindredWellness

Twitter: @ShawnaMBrowne

Instagram: @HealASista

 

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

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.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.

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Session 45: What Happens in Hypnotherapy?

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 Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Gena Golden. Gena and I discussed some of the common misconceptions about hypnotherapy, what kinds of concerns it’s useful for, and she shares the details about what actually happens in a hypnotherapy session.

Resources Mentioned

American Psychological Association article on Hypnosis http://www.apa.org/topics/hypnosis

Brain Biology of Hypnosis and hypnotizability (Dr David Spiegel- Psychiatry Professor at Stanford

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vTv88HuGOg&sns=em

What to expect for your first hypnotherapy session

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_RCUr1RHd4&sns=em

23 Questions to ask a Hypnotherapist

https://www.innercoachhypnotherapy.com/questionsyoushouldask

 

 

Where to Find Gena

https://www.innercoachhypnotherapy.com

Facebook: @innercoachATL

Gena’s Coaching for Test Anxiety

https://www.innercoachhypnotherapy.com/test-anxiety-coaching

Gena’s Therapy group on slaying the inner critic and embracing your inner coach for success

https://www.innercoachhypnotherapy.com/coaching

Gena’s Self guided & Customized hypnosis CD’s

https://www.innercoachhypnotherapy.com/guidedselfhypnosis

 

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

To keep digging into today’s topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.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

Session 44: Perfectionism

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 Bianca Hughes, Associate Professional Counselor. Bianca and I discussed what perfectionism is, where it comes from, and tips and strategies you can use to create more realistic expectations and feel more comfortable being your authentic self.

Resources Mentioned

Boundaries– Townsend & Cloud

The Gifts of Imperfection– Brown

Daring Greatly– Brown

Experiencing Father’s Embrace– Frost

Without Bruises– Simmons

fatherswap.com

Brene Brown Ted Talks

 

Where to Find Bianca

biancakhughes.com

Twitter: @AuthenticallyBU

Facebook: @AuthenticallyBU

Instagram: @AuthenticallyBeYou

YouTube

 

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

To keep digging into 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

Session 43: Mental Health for Mama

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 Alece Chanel Coleman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Alece and I discussed some of the unique mental health challenges Black moms face, the importance of having someone to advocate for you in the postpartum period, how to deal with mommy guilt, putting an end to mommy wars, and strategies for managing your mental health while raising children.

Resources Mentioned

The Harshe Podcast

Own Your Glow– Latham Thomas

 

Where to Find Alece

motherhoodinmotion.com

Instagram: @motherhoodinmotion

 

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

To keep digging into 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