One of the best things about engaging in therapy for yourself is having a trusting relationship with a person that can hold the mirror up for you, to help you see things that are emotionally eclipsed in your own awareness. However, if you're a client like me, you probably already have a list of things … Continue reading The Insightful Client: Getting the Most out of Therapy
Content warning: "Profane" language, and mentions of disordered eating. It's true: I love the podcast Therapy for Black Girls created and curated by Dr. Joy. Her work is a ministry in my life. I've known her since my time as a master's student at the University of Georgia where she and another Black woman mental … Continue reading Therapy for *This* Black Girl
I recently had the pleasure of working with a dynamic group of women to coordinate the Sacramento Black Women's Health and Wellness Conference (SBWHWC). The event was attended by black women from all over the state of California and planning the event made my heart sing. But witnessing women of all ages, gathered in one … Continue reading Mother, May I See You Heal?: Inter-generational Healing Among Black Women
As a Black woman, I am focused on the healing, uplifting, and empowerment of my sisters in every area of their lives, be it family, cou47f1641b7cf2a96d8493ac275b55be82.jpgple relationships, friendships, or career. I believe that we have been taught to take care of everyone but ourselves. Part of our liberation is through caring for ourselves first.