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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. Whether you’re looking to make new friends, maintaining an existing friendship, or wanting to remove yourself from a friend group all together, the process of cultivating healthy friendships is a lesson often overlooked in our textbooks and general life skills. But, why is that? When having and being a friend is a core aspect of so many of our adult lives.  This week, Psychologist, friendship expert, and NY Times Best Selling Author Dr. Marisa G. Franco joins us again to discuss her new book, Platonic, How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make And Keep Friends. Our conversation explores how avoiding conflict is not helping your friendships, how your attachment style is showing up in your platonic relationships, the difference between dependency and friendship, and how to break up with a friend amicably.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Join us for Sex Positive September.  Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.   Where to Find Dr. Franco Grab a copy of Platonic Website  Twitter Instagram Take The Platonic Friendship Questionnaire   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. This week I’m joined by The Vagina Rehab Doctor,  Dr. Janelle Howell, DPT, WCS. She’s a Pelvic Physical Therapist and Board Certified Women's Health Specialist, who treats painful sex, urinary frequency, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, and bowel dysfunction. She creates content on social media advocating for open, honest, and inspirational awareness regarding vaginal health, pelvic floor health, and reproductive health. Our special conversation for Sex Positive September explores myths about sex and the vagina, tips to optimize your pelvic and vaginal health and wellness, and more.   Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Join us for Sex Positive September.  Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.   Where to Find Dr. Howell Website Instagram Masterclass   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Strap up your Mary Janes and stuff your Telfars, we're headed to Fashion Month! Joining me this week are two trailblazing Black women in fashion, Sherri McMullen of McMullen Boutique and Telsha Anderson of t.a. During our conversation we chatted about how they she care for their mental health as business owners, championing other Black people in the fashion industry, and the importance of mentorship.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.   Where to Find Sherri Instagram McMullen Boutique McMullen Boutique Instagram   Where to Find Telsha Instagram t.a. t.a. Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Whether you’re watching your favorite series on your phone, computer, or TV - the shows that we’ve grown to binge watch and/or critique were created by teams of people invested in the power of storytelling. Whether it’s a Youtube based comedy series or an HBO original, the tales told on our screens allow us to live vicariously through characters that remind us of ourselves, the people we love, and even the people we don’t want to be like. But, who are the people behind these characters? Who are the talented individuals who translate stories to reality?  In this week’s session, I'm joined by industry powerhouse and triple threat Writer, Director, and Showrunner, Amy Aniobi. Amy is one of the incredible Black women behind iconic shows like Hoorae Media’s Awkward Black Girl, HBO’s 2 Dope Queens, and HBO’s Insecure. Our conversation explores the characteristics of working in film and television as a Black woman and the necessity of mentorship in the industry.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.   Where to Find Amy Twitter Instagram SuperSpecial Production Company The Antidote Podcast   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. I can’t believe we’ve been building the Therapy for Black Girls podcast for the past five years! Five years of healing conversations, growth, and mental health education. We’ve made it here because of your endless encouragement and support. During our time together, we’ve shared over 250 podcast episodes and celebrated over 26 million downloads. Thank you all so much for listening and amplifying the work that Therapy for Black Girls has done these last five years.  We’re looking forward to doing much more! Joining me today as we continue to celebrate this momentous occasion are our amazing team of podcast producers Cindy Okereke, Ellice Ellis, and Fredia Lucas. In our conversation, we chatted about their individual origin stories and how they each joined the team, what we’re most proud of, what we’re looking forward to, and how we’d like to continue making an impact in the lives of Black women and girls.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find the Production Team Cindy Okereke Twitter Instagram Ellice Ellis Twitter Instagram Fredia Lucas Twitter Instagram    Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Over the years, there have been many public conversations around academic institutions failing to adequately support Black women, leaving many brilliant sisters feeling burned out, discouraged, and undervalued. At the same time, the desire for Black women to pursue higher education and secure tenure roles at Universities still exists, and rightfully so. Black women deserve a seat in higher education just like everyone else. The question is, for those who want to pursue higher education, what should they know beforehand?  Joining me this week to discuss Black women navigating the academic arena are Professor Helen A. Neville, an Educational Psychology and African American Studies professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dr. Della V. Mosley, co-founder of Academics for Black Survival and Wellness. In our conversation, we break down the difficulties Black women face while pursuing  tenure track positions in academia, what Black women should consider in their assessment of whether to get into academia, and what other pathways exist to pursue higher education.   Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Dr. Neville Website   Where to Find Dr. Mosley Website Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy Okereke  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Over the past few years, you’ve probably found yourself online viewing and reacting to bite size pieces of mental health information. At times in an attempt to better understand ourselves and the world we live in, we digest and share pieces of information that we don’t fully understand or properly reflect our experiences. Take for example the terms trauma bonding, gaslighting, and narcissism. All terms that you’ve probably heard before, and maybe even used in your everyday life. But, are you using them correctly?  Joining me today for another one of our Group Chat conversations are my friends and colleagues Dr. Ayana Abrams and Dr. Joy Beckwith, both psychologists in Atlanta. During our conversation we break down the definition of key terms we’ve noticed people using online and share suggestions on how to be more mindful around information online.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Check out the group chat conversation where we discussed the dynamics of Black women working with Black women therapists.  Check out the group chat conversation where we discussed some of the questions you may have been afraid to ask your therapist.    Where to Find Dr. Abrams Website Instagram   Where to Find Dr. Beckwith Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. If you’re someone who enjoys taking personality tests you might have heard of enneagrams. If you’re not familiar, enneagrams are models of the human psyche that are based around nine intertwining personality archetypes. This week I’m joined by Chichi Agorom, a Certified Enneagram Teacher & Practitioner and the Author of The Enneagram for Black Liberation to chat all about it. During our conversation we chatted about the history of the enneagram, differentiating between the nine personality types, and how the enneagram can be used as a tool for black resistance and liberation.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Chichi Website Instagram    Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy Okereke Production Intern: Gabby GladneySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. It can be hard to know where to start to get solid information about food and nutrition as so many sources share information that is incorrect and can be damaging to both our health and our relationship to food. Joining me this week to share their insights and expertise about all things food and nutrition are Registered Dietitians and Certified Diabetes Educators Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones. Wendy and Jessica are also the hosts of the popular podcast Food Heaven. During our conversation they provided definitions to some important terms like intuitive eating and diet culture, we discussed the cultural nuances that impact our relationships to food, and we discussed how our relationship to food impacts our mental health.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Resource List from Wendy & Jessica   Where to Find Wendy & Jessica Website Twitter Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy Okereke Production Intern: Gabby Gladney  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. As part of our programming efforts for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month we’re closing out this July with a special episode featuring author and theologian Candice Benbow. Candice is a multi-genre theologian reimagining how faith can be a tool of liberation and transformation for Black women and girls. In her work Candice challenges Black women to think critically about how they see God, themselves, and the world around them. Our conversation explores processing church hurt, finding your identity within a church community, and Candice’s new book Red Lip Theology: For Church Girls Who've Considered Tithing to the Beauty Supply Store When Sunday Morning Isn't Enough.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Join us for our Minority Mental Health Month programming at therapyforblackgirls.com/capes.   Where to Find Candice Grab a copy of Red Lip Theology Instagram  Twitter   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. This Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, we've been exploring how we as Black women can free ourselves from the external and internal pressures of showing up as “superwomen.” For this bite-sized bonus episode, we've tapped a member of our Sister Circle community to share her experience of playing the superwoman role, We've also enlisted the help of past guest therapists LeNaya Smith Crawford, LMFT and Kristen Feemster, LMFT  to provide mantras and words of encouragement for her but they just may help you as well. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Join us for our Minority Mental Health Month programming at therapyforblackgirls.com/capes.   Where to Find LeNaya https://www.theholisticmft.com/ https://www.seviinyoga.com/ The Holistic Therapy Academy IG: @lenayascrawford Twitter: @lenayascrawford Receive a sound bath and breathwork practice HERE   Where to Find Kristen  Website Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 recent years there’s been no shortage of documentaries, podcasts and articles about cults and the people who lead them. I’ve been very curious about the psychology behind cults and how members become part of them and wanted to talk with someone to help shed some light on how it tends to happen. Joining me this week is Dr. Ashley Tisdale,  a Postdoctoral Fellow at American University researching the intersection of disability, race, and horror. Dr. Ash is also the author of Cult Community, a newsletter for cult fanatics. She and I chatted about the history of cults, cult leaders, survivors, and victims, the similarities between cults and abusive relationships, and things that may alert you to something being a cult.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Join us for our Minority Mental Health Month programming at therapyforblackgirls.com/capes.   Where to Find Dr. Ash Newsletter Instagram Twitter   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 relationship we have with our therapists is unlike any other we have in our lives. They typically know lots about us while we usually only know a little about them. This is designed so that our emotional safety and needs are prioritized in the space but it can also lead to lots of questions that sometimes go unanswered. Joining me today for another one of our group chat conversations are my friends and colleagues Dr. Ayanna Abrams and Dr. Joy Beckwith, both psychologists in Atlanta, to answer some of the questions you might have about your therapist that you didn’t want to ask. During our conversation we chatted about whether we actually have favorite or funniest clients, how we handle seeing clients out publicly, what it means if you find yourself attracted to your therapist, and whether or not it’s ok to be friends with your therapist after you’re done with therapy.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Join us for our Minority Mental Health Month programming at therapyforblackgirls.com/capes. Check out the group chat conversation where we discussed the dynamics of Black women working with Black women therapists.  Check out the group chat conversation where we discussed post 2020 election reflections.    Where to Find Dr. Abrams Website Instagram   Where to Find Dr. Beckwith Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives announced that July would be known as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This resolution would honor her work as an advocate for mental health awareness, particularly in the Black community. The goal for the month is to enhance public awareness of mental illness among minorities.  In keeping with this sentiment and Mrs. Moore’s legacy, Therapy for Black Girls takes the opportunity to dig deeper into broadening the conversation around mental health and mental illness each year in July. To kick us off for our month-long commemoration and raise awareness, we’ve created an oral history detailing the creation of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  In this week’s episode, I'm joined by Dr. Linda Wharton Boyd, the convener of the Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Task Force, and Albert R. Wynn, a former U.S. House of Representatives member. Dr. Boyd and Congressman Wynn were instrumental in creating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month after Bebe Moore Campbell’s passing in 2006. Our conversation explores the process of bringing Minority Mental Health Awareness Month to life, the impact Minority Mental Health Awareness Month has had over the years, and Bebe Moore Campbell’s continued legacy.   Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Join us for our Minority Mental Health Month programming at therapyforblackgirls.com/capes. Attend the Bebe Moore Campbell Virtual Symposium on July 7th, 2022  NAMI Urban Los Angeles    Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. To close out our celebration of Black Music Month, this week I’m joined by Los Angeles based Psychotherapist, Syreeta Butler. In her work Syreeta has partnered with renowned music label - LVRN, introducing the first-ever Mental Health and Wellness department and program within a music label. During our conversation we explored the stressors that are unique to the music industry, the importance of music labels investing in the emotional well-being of their staff, and the ways that music labels and the music industry can do more to protect Black women.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.  Check out Yamani Hernandez discuss the fight for reproductive rights in Session 228 of the podcast.  Support the National Network of Abortion Funds Support SisterSong  Check out Whole Futures   Where to Find Syreeta Website Instagram   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Although restrictions related to COVID 19 may have lessened around the country, the risk has not gone away. Vaccines have been an important part of protecting our health throughout the pandemic but so far they haven’t been available to children under the age of 5 which has left parents and caregivers in a very difficult position. Last week, the FDA authorized use of the vaccine in this age group so we can expect administration in this group to start soon but if you’re a parent or caregiver, you probably have lots of questions. Joining me this week to help answer some of these questions is board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Nina Ford Johnson.  Dr. Johnson has been serving the families of the Mobile, Alabama area for 10 years. With her expertise in serving children of all ages Dr. Ford has been a  go to voice for Black children’s health during the pandemic. Her recent national campaign “I’m a Mom First”  is by moms and for moms who have concerns about vaccinating their children. Our conversation explores what’s in the COVID vaccine and how it works, breaking down common concerns and debunking myths around the vaccine, how to identify covid symptoms at home, and she shares advice to caregivers who might be struggling with the decision to have their children vaccinated.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Dr. Johnson I’m A Mom First Campaign Facebook LinkedIn   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy Okereke  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 honor and celebration of Pride Month, today we’re focusing on the experiences of those in the LGBTQIA community that identify as asexual or aromantic. This week I’m joined by Yasmin Benoit, the award-winning aromantic-asexual activist and founder of the #ThisIsWhatAsexualLooksLike movement. Our conversation explores what asexuality is and how it differs from aromanticism, some common misconceptions about the asexuality community, and the intersection of being both a Black woman and an ace-aro woman.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Yasmin Website Instagram Twitter   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 celebration of Black Music Month, this week I’m joined by Danyel Smith, the former editor-in-chief of Vibe Magazine, R&B Editor at Billboard, award-winning journalist, and host of the mega-hit podcast, Black Girl Songbook. Danyel is also the author of the new and highly celebrated book Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women and Pop. The book is a literary mashup, part biography, part memoir, all while weaving in the history of Black women’s contributions to the genre of American pop music. During our conversation we explored the music that has meant the most to Danyel in her lifetime and chatted about how she prioritized her mental health while writing the book.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Danyel Grab your copy of Shine Bright Black Girl Songbook Podcast Instagram Twitter   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Last week marked the series finale of This Is Us. After 6 seasons, we’ve said goodbye to the Pearsons. Joining me again this week to say goodbye to one of our favorite show is Beverly Andre. Beverley is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist, relationship coach, and the founder of BeHeart Counseling Services. She and I chatted about our expectations for this season, some of our favorite Beth & Randall moments, and the absolute beauty of The Train episode.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Check out Beverley on Session 193 of the podcast discussing Married At First Sight & This Is Us. Check out Beverley on Session 208 of the podcast discussing the Season 12 finale of Married At First Sight. Check out Beverley on Session 251 of the podcast discussing Season 2 of Love Is Blind.    Where to Find Beverley http://www.beverleyandre.com   http://www.beheartcounseling.com  Facebook: @BeverleyAndreLMFT Instagram: @BeverleyAndre_ Twitter: @BeverleyAndre_   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis, & Cindy Okereke  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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. Similar to our other methods of communication, dating has also gone digital. and whether we like it or not, this new space requires some new skills like picking a great profile picture and crafting a short, but impactful bio. So, how can Black women use dating apps successfully? This week I'm joined by OK Cupid dating expert & host of the popular Dates & Mates podcast, Damona Hoffman. During our conversation we chatted about the steps you can take to optimize your dating profile to find quality matches, assess what you want in a romantic partner, and how dating apps can be used to find the kind of romance you desire.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Get updates about Sisterhood Heals.    Where to Find Damona Website Dates & Mates Website  Profile Starter Kit  Instagram Twitter     Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in the Therapy for Black Girls Sister Circle community.therapyforblackgirls.com Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.   Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   Our Production Team Executive Producers: Dennison Bradford & Maya Cole Howard Producers: Fredia Lucas, Ellice Ellis & Cindy OkerekeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Mo U.

So even if not all these people are narcissists, then at least we need to describe these kinds of relationships are emotionally abusive instead? Maybe people are using these terms in ways that are more trivial, but usually I see it used in cases of abuse, not "my partner spends too much time on self care and not enough time with me"

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Nov 30th
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Miss T

TY, These are great tips. I enjoy how you are contributing to removing the stigmas of mental health and wellness and well-being. May you continue making great content. Namaste 🕊️Peace🤸Shalom🐵

Oct 20th
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Erika Crémepuff

I am on a whole healing journey. I am a proud black woman empath, healing from narc abuse and racial trauma. I neeeeed an online space where I can focus on black female healing and space to express emotion. Do you know of an online space where we can go?

Mar 24th
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Nakita Moore

Great episode. Thanks

Jan 31st
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Win Nie

this was fun to listen to

Jan 28th
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Win Nie

I never been so addicted to a podcast in my life. I love this so much. thank you.

Jan 17th
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sancho

this biatch is so full of herself. she prolly likes to smell her own farts

Nov 26th
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STEPHANY ❤️

I love how your voice is very therapeutic and calming 🍃. I think you really gave great advice...I'll soon be in college/university and this was extremely helpful ✨thank you.

Oct 30th
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Tia Dunlap

I loved this. I'm looking into starting a home schooling situation for myself and my students.

Sep 30th
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Achieng Adongo

idk still feels like the denegration of black women. idk why people think this representation of black women is new. people have always thought of us this way, as the Jezebel character. WAP just feeds into that stereotype. why can't we have songs about black mothers, engineers, and scientists. why are we, as the beginning of the song says, characterized as whores.

Sep 21st
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ID19432022

Loving your content!!

Sep 11th
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Miss T

TY TY In the past, this was a prevalent part of my life. 🚨Being in constant crisis. **I'm glad you mentioned that it isn't a personal failure.** These are very useful tips of how someone can effectively hold space for another person while they are in crisis. I actually had to develop a Wellness Recovery Action Plan(WRAP) because I didn't have consistent resources to assist me during those times. It was useful as you advised to have a coping tools kit. I call it my GO BAG. It had to be ready for any moment of crisis. You listed so so many helpful things that I used & they were very effective. Namaste 🐬Peace 💃Shalom 🐒

Sep 9th
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christine nachamba

#youdidthat haha yes ma'am. I'll be naming mine the same now!

Sep 2nd
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Karen Watts

Outstanding topic thank you

Aug 5th
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Miss T

TY TY This was an informative packed episode with a wealth of symptoms of sexual abuse as well as helpful resources & how to handle said situations. Many praise men for being hypersexual & not realizing that their hypersexuality or homosexuality or bisexuality or even asexuality could be symptomatic of prior sexual abuse. Many females get demeaned for being hypersexual or even multiple pregnancies when they may have been groomed & being sexually abused. I liked how both genders were recognized as potential targets & grooming & that victims can potentially become perpetrators. I agree majority of sexual abuse survivors were groomed & know their perpetrator(s) What also often get overlooked is that rape can also occur... when service members are deployed to war or within marriage to either gender. I'm just overjoyed for so much awareness & education & resources available for prevention as well healing after these travesties occurs. Sometimes, it is helpful to incorporate medication with therapy or even holistic healing approaches. Namaste 🐬 Peace 💃Shalom 🐒

Jul 16th
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Yvette S

In regards to the Tiffany's issue with postpartum depression, you mentioned that the friends were around right after the baby was born, but faded in the background not long after. I noticed that we as people are present for the joyous occasions (birthday) and the somber occasions (death), but we have a tendency to miss the heart of friendship that takes place between these two extremes.

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