Podcast

Session 51: Autism Awareness

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.

Today’s episode features my conversation with Dr. Cindy Graham, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Cindy and I discussed some of the research surrounding the cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), what parents should be on the lookout for in terms of symptoms, strategies used to help children and adults with ASD, and her thoughts about the depiction of ASD in pop culture.

Resources Mentioned

Autism Society of America http://www.autism-society.org/

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome by Dr. Tony Atwood

Parenting the Strong Willed Child by Dr. Rex Forehand

SOS Help for Parents by Lynn Clark

 

Where to Find Dr. Cindy

https://www.brighterhopewellness.com/

https://www.brighterpodcast.com

Twitter: @brighterhopewc

Facebook: @brighterhopewc

Instagram: @brighterhopewc

 

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Session 50: This Isn’t What I Imagined

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.

Recently I’ve observed several conversations related to sisters not feeling like they’re where they want to be in their lives. So in today’s episode I’m offering 3 questions for anyone who thought their life would look much differently than it currently does.

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Session 49: Angry Black Women

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 Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT. Patrice and I discussed where the stereotype of the angry black woman came from, how you can tell if you have an issue with anger, strategies for using anger productively, and how you can get better at talking about your emotions before you become angry.

Resources Mentioned

What’s Good About Anger- http://www.whatsgoodaboutanger.com/

National Anger Management Association- http://namass.org/

Where to Find Patrice

https://patricendouglas.com/

https://empirecounseling.net/

Twitter: @patricendouglas

Facebook: @PatriceNDouglas

Instagram: @ThePatriceNicole

 

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Session 48: Career Questions Answered

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. Marian Higgins, Licensed Professional Counselor & Career Counselor. Dr. Higgins and I discussed how you can find a career that’s a good fit for you, managing stress and microagressions in the workplace, some of the common mistakes you may be making in your career, and she shared all of her favorite career resources.

Resources Mentioned

Salary.com

Paycheckcity.com

Let Your Life Speak– Parker Palmer

Ask for It– Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever

 

Where to Find Dr. Higgins

https://www.beinspiredllc.com

Twiiter: @marianspeaks

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Session 47: The Psychology Behind Black Panther

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 & Parent Coach, Mercedes Samudio. Mercedes and I did a deep dive into the Psychology behind Black Panther. We discussed the importance of representation and how that impacts our mental health, the messages we received about Black womanhood, the strong attachment we all have seemed to develop to the characters, and why so many of us have had to see it over and over again.

Resources Mentioned

The Psychology of Character Bonding

https://www.thecredits.org/2013/07/the-psychology-of-character-bonding-why-we-feel-a-real-connection-to-actors/

Why On-Screen Representation Really Matters

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-on-screen-representation-matters_us_58aeae96e4b01406012fe49d

The Reality of Our Relationships with Imaginary Characters

https://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2015/08/10/spotlight-tedx-talk-the-reality-of-our-relationships-with-imaginary-characters/

 

Where to Find Mercedes

https://www.shameproofparenting.com

Facebook: @ShameProofParenting

Twitter: @Parentskillz

Instagram: @ShameProofParenting

Check out the last time Mercedes was on the podcast discussing Shame Proof Parenting https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/session9

 

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Session 42: Race-Related Stress

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 Crystal Joseph, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, & Board-Certified Case Manager. Crystal and I discussed what race-related stressors look like, stages of Wokeness, and how she works with her clients to manage some of these stressors including her use of music and pop culture.

 

Resources Mentioned

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome- Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary

 

Where to Find Crystal

psycyourmind.com

Get Crystal’s book

Facebook: @psycyourmind

Instagram: @thereal_psycyourmind

 

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Session 41: What in the World is DBT?

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 Seida Hood, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Seida and I discussed what DBT is, who can benefit from it, and how you can find a DBT group that might work for you.

 

Resources Mentioned

Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life-Spradlin

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook– McKay, Wood, & Brantley

Dr. Marsha Linehan on YouTube

 

Where to Find Seida

ftheartcounseling.com

Seida’s Tribe Lounge

Facebook: @ftheartcounseling

Instagram: @seidafthc

Twitter: @seidafthc

 

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Session 40: Do I Need a New Therapist?

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.

Have you ever wondered if you need to break up with your therapist? In today’s episode I share 3 ways to tell if it may be time to move on. I also answered an On the Porch Question from a listener looking for her first significant relationship.

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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Session 39: Self-Worth

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 today’s episode I discussed misconceptions about self-worth and the importance of self-compassion. I also answered an On the Porch Question about being too “nice.”

Resources Mentioned

Viola Davis on the 2018 Golden Globes Red Carpet

self-compassion.org

Why We Should Stop Chasing Self-Esteem and Start Developing Self-Compassion.

 

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Session 38: Slaying Your Anxiety

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. Alicia Little Hodge, Registered Psychology Associate. Dr. Hodge and I chatted about how we can recognize signs of anxiety, where they come from and what we can do about it.

Resources Mentioned

The Worry Trick– Carbonell

Guided meditation scripts on YouTube

Headspace app

Relax Melodies app

Nature sounds app

 

Where to Find Dr. Hodge

KTpsych.com

helpmehodge.com

Instagram: @helpmehodge

Twitter: @helpmehodge

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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Session 34: Emotional Eating

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 Lisa R. Savage, LCSW. Lisa and I chatted about why Black women often engage in emotional eating, how it’s connected to trauma, and strategies you can use if emotional eating is something you struggle with.

***Missed the survey last week and still want to participate? therapyforblackgirls.com/MEDIQ

 

Resources Mentioned

When Food is Love– Geneen Roth

Breaking Free from Emotional Eating– Geneen Roth

It’s Not What You’re Eating, It’s What’s Eating You– Janet Greeson, Ph.D.

The Body Keeps the Score– Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Adverse Childhood Experiences Survey

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime– TEDMED talk by Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

 

Where to Find Ms. Savage

thecenterforchilddevelopment.com

delawarecenterforcounselingandwellness.com

Facebook: @CCDNewark

Sign Up for the University of Private Practice

 

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.

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 33: Steadying Yourself for the Holidays

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.

The holidays are upon us and this likely means different things for all of us. Some of us have positive associations with the holiday season and some of our associations are not so positive. In today’s episode I discussed the Holiday Blues, factors that contribute to it, and how Holiday Blues is different from Major Depression. I also shared 6 tips to help you steady yourself for the holiday season.

 

Resources

Beat the Holiday Blues– UC Davis Health

 

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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Session 32: On the Porch with Dr. Joy

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 today’s episode I answer a couple of questions sent in by listeners. Topics discussed include growing up without a dad, having a partner who might be immature, and getting what you need in a relationship.

If you have a question or a situation you’d like some feedback about, send it to podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com

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