Blog Posts

Worthiness

Have you ever thought to yourself, damn I am enough, or am I worthy of these opportunities that are presenting themselves? Am I worthy to be in this relationship, or am I worthy to be with this person? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions then you are ...
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Is this anxiety that I’m feeling?

It is estimated that over 40 million people suffer with Anxiety Disorder, however only about 35% seek treatment. It is commonly diagnosed in conjunction with Depressive Disorders. Anxiety is a mental health disorder that impacts a large number of those suffering with Mental Illnesses. Most recently, with the state of ...
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Mental Health Therapy Growing up African American

Growing up black in an impoverished community in the 1980’s mental treatment was not discussed in a positive manner. I remember in grade school hearing kids bully other kids because of their mental status. Also overhearing adults speaking on receiving mental health treatment as being a weakness. However, I would ...
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Meet Ashley Bryant, LMHC in Port St. Lucie, FL who works with Families of Special Needs Children

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Meet Sabrina Johnson, LPC in Columbia, SC who works with women struggling with Depression, Anxiety and Eating Disorders

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Black Professionals and Self-Esteem

With almost daily inundations of news of a Black person being mistreated or killed, the topic of self-esteem in Black professionals is a nuanced one. Within this post, I intend to speak from my own experience, fully acknowledging and owning that this is not reflective of every Black person's experience.  ...
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My experience with COVID-19

    Late last summer, my husband, Paul, and I contracted COVID 19. That experience hands down was the most scared I had been in my entire life. According to doctors, by the time Paul agreed to go to the ER for his labored breathing (which turned out to be ...
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“Race-Based Trauma and Social Injustice, Where Do We Go From Here?”

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King gave a speech, “Where Do We Go From Here”. It is sad to say that this speech is more relevant today than it should be. Hours after a verdict regarding the death of George Floyd, a young 16-year-old girl had her life taken outside ...
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