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Therapy for Black Girls

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Rank #7 in Mental Health category

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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 version of ourselves.

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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 version of ourselves.

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Amazing !

By THEKRUSTYKRABB - May 29 2020
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I finally feel at peace with myself now. This podcast is all the therapy I need! 💗

Very Clear

By ninirella - May 12 2020
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Your voice is soothing, I’ve subscribed to use this as apart of my sleep meditation. Thank you❤️

iTunes Ratings

3241 Ratings
Average Ratings
2923
167
74
36
41

Amazing !

By THEKRUSTYKRABB - May 29 2020
Read more
I finally feel at peace with myself now. This podcast is all the therapy I need! 💗

Very Clear

By ninirella - May 12 2020
Read more
Your voice is soothing, I’ve subscribed to use this as apart of my sleep meditation. Thank you❤️

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Therapy for Black Girls

Latest release on Jan 20, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Rank #1: Session 38: Slaying Your Anxiety

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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.

Jan 03 2018

43mins

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Rank #2: Session 105: Living Single

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For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Melissa Robinson-Brown, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Mel and I chatted about how hard and frustrating it can be to be single when you don’t really want to be, why she thinks dating apps are a blessing and a curse, and the self assessment she helps her clients complete to figure out if they’re approaching dating from a healthy place.

May 01 2019

44mins

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Rank #3: Session 118: Making Friends As An Adult

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We've spent much of this summer engaging in conversations about our friendships with other sisters, and one of the main questions many of you had was "How do I make friends as an adult," so that's what we're digging into today. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Marisa Franco. Dr. Franco and I chatted about the most important aspects of making friends, the characteristics of a good friend, and what’s needed to really sustain friendships.

Aug 07 2019

48mins

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Rank #4: Session 136: 20 Questions for 2020

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In today's episode I'm sharing 20 questions to help you set the tone for your 2020.

Dec 18 2019

13mins

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Rank #5: Session 3: On the Couch with Mary Jane Paul

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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 version of ourselves.

This week's episode is an On the Couch episode all about Mary Jane Paul from BET’s Being Mary Jane. I chat with Shivonne Odom of Akoma Counseling Concepts about some of the issues Mary Jane struggles with and how this is similar to those of some of her clients. We discuss boundary setting, grief, self sabotage in relationships, and healthy vs. unhealthy coping strategies.

Resources Mentioned:

Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst

Shivonne’s Blog Post about Being Mary Jane

Dr. Joy’s Blog Post about Being Mary Jane

Where you can find Shivonne:

Akoma Counseling Concepts

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

The hashtag for the podcast is #tbginsession. You can find us on Twitter @therapy4bgirls. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.

If you have questions or inquiries for Dr. Joy, email them to podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com

For more information and other valuable resources, make sure to visit the website at therapyforblackgirls.com.

Apr 07 2017

46mins

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Rank #6: Session 98: Showing Up When You Want to Lay Down

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In this week's episode, Melissa Ifill, LCSW is back with us to share tips on how to show up in your life even when things get tough. Melissa shared the 4 steps she uses with her clients to help them show up during the difficult times we all face, how you know when it’s time to push through vs take a step back, and of course she shared more of her favorite resources.

Mar 13 2019

37mins

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Rank #7: Session 89: Making Peace with Your Body

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For today’s episode, we're exploring how we can be more in sync with our bodies. Our guest for this episode is Ivy Felicia. Ivy and I chatted about some of the issues that get in the way of us being at peace with our bodies, some of the cultural pieces that are important when we’re discussing Black women’s bodies, tips for helping you to focus more on health than weight, the way that diet culture pervades our society, and she shares all of her favorite resources in case you want to dig in more.

Jan 09 2019

36mins

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Rank #8: Session 4: Am I Really Depressed?

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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 version of ourselves.

This week's episode focuses on recognizing the symptoms of depression and exploring reasons why Black women may sometimes have difficulty recognizing these symptoms.

Read about the symptoms of depression here

Think you might be depressed? Take this quiz!

The hashtag for the podcast is #tbginsession. You can find us on Twitter @therapy4bgirls. You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook. For more information and other valuable resources, make sure to visit the website at therapyforblackgirls.com

Questions or inquiries? Please email podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com

Apr 19 2017

12mins

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Rank #9: Session 57: The Do's of Dating

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Today I am joined by the millennial dating coach Marquita Johnson. Marquita is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor, and distance credentialed counselor. Her specialties include women issues, career, dating, divorce, step-families, and grief counseling.

May 16 2018

37mins

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Rank #10: Session 54: Shedding Your Superwoman Status

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For this episode I am joined by Licensed Professional Counselor & Nationally Certified Counselor, Spirit. Spirit and I discussed the key characteristics of the Black Superwoman, how this construct was developed, how buying into this narrative impacts our mental health, and strategies for how you can gradually take that cape off.

Apr 25 2018

42mins

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Rank #11: Session 77: The Truth About Self Care

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In today's episode we talk all about the truth about self-care.  For this conversation I was joined by Maria Davis-Pierre, LMHC. Maria and I chatted all about what self care actually is, how self care has been commercialized, why it’s so important for us to practice self care as Black women, and of course she shared her favorite resources to help you develop your own self care plan.

Oct 03 2018

27mins

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Rank #12: Session 39: Self-Worth

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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."

Jan 10 2018

11mins

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Rank #13: Session 75: Do You Self-Sabotage?

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This week, by request, we're chatting about self-sabotage. What it is, why we do it, and how to stop!

Sep 19 2018

8mins

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Rank #14: Session 132: Reimagining Single Life

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Today we’ll be digging into what it might look life to reimagine our image of the single Black woman and for this conversation we are joined by Dr. Jessica D. Moorman. Dr. Moorman and I discussed the messages we get about dating and relationships from the media, how we can challenge and recreate some of these narratives for ourselves, what it looks like to embrace the freedom and potential that comes with being a single woman, and how you can begin to develop your single woman action plan.

Nov 13 2019

42mins

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Rank #15: Session 30: Red Flags in Relationships

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Every October we observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In honor of this, today's episode focuses on red flags that may present themselves in new relationships that we should be paying attention to that may alert us that someone may be abusive. I also discussed the 6 different types of abuse that perpetrators engage in and provide feedback to a listener struggling with a possessive ex.

Oct 25 2017

20mins

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Rank #16: Session 70: Social Media & Mental Health

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Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Audrey Townsel, a Licensed Psychologist in Memphis, TN and my line sister. :) Dr. Townsel and I chatted about how social media platforms can impact our self esteem, why the comparisons we make between ourselves and others on social media aren’t entirely accurate, and she shared her favorite tips for helping you to have a healthier relationship with social media.

Aug 15 2018

42mins

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Rank #17: Session 113: Recognizing & Managing Trauma

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In this week's episode, I am joined by Cha’Ke’Sha Spencer, LPC, CPCS. Cha'Ke'Sha and I discussed how experiences can be traumatic even when we don’t think they are, some of the common symptoms of trauma, how working with a therapist can help manage trauma, and she shared her favorite resources.

Jun 26 2019

31mins

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Rank #18: Session 128: Why Do We Procrastinate?

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For today's episode, I wanted to chat with someone to help us try to figure out what might actually be behind all the procrastinating we do in our lives. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Mahlet Endale. We chatted about the different ways we procrastinate, how to get a better understanding of what’s driving our procrastination, some tips for getting a little bit better at not procrastinating, and she shared some of her favorite resources to help you out if you’re still looking for more informat

Oct 16 2019

33mins

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Rank #19: Session 86: The Gift of Boundaries

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For today’s episode, we’re digging a little deeper into the importance of boundaries and how they protect us. For this conversation I was joined by Kim Knight. LMHC. Kim and I chatted about why it’s so important to set boundaries, how to get beyond the idea that boundary setting means hurting someone’s feelings, how to teach boundaries to kids, and how setting boundaries can result in more fulfilling relationships.

Dec 05 2018

33mins

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Rank #20: Session 71: Building Intentional Relationships

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Today's episode features my conversation with Melissa Dumaz, LMFT about creating intentional relationships with our partners. Melissa and I chatted about the best ways to be more intentional in your relationship, how to fight fair, the importance of apologies and how to offer them correctly, and she shared her favorite resources, including her book, The Love Challenge.

Aug 22 2018

31mins

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