The Breakdown with Dr. Earl: A Mental Health Podcast

The Breakdown with Dr. Earl

Dr. Erlanger "Earl" Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, psychology professor, author, and nationally recognized mental health expert. He has been seen in numerous outlets such as Oprah Magazine, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Join Dr. Earl as he shares his perspective as a Black male psychologist on the Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast. The Breakdown is a Mental Health Podcast that focuses on topics related to Black boys and men such as wellness, mental health, parenting, and personal development.

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In the final episode for season 4, Dr. Earl discusses Black activism and mental health. What are the psychological impacts of engaging in activism? Listen to his discussion of the research and coping practices. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:  Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com  Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Link to article on activism: https://doi.org/10.1037/cou0000436 Learn about my book, Mental Health among African Americans: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498565776/Mental-Health-among-African-Americans-Innovations-in-Research-and-Practice Listen to The Breakdown withDr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts!     ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 30

32 min 40 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed Liberation Psychology with Dr. Thema. We discussed the definition of liberation psychology, and tips on engaging in liberation. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University. She hosts the Homecoming podcast and has been a mental health expert on CNN, WE TV, Headline News, BET, OWN TV, and VH1. Dr. Thema directs the Culture and Trauma Research Lab and her expertise is in empowering people to survive, heal, and thrive. She is a candidate for president elect of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Thema is committed to liberation approaches to holistic wellness for all people. Guest: You can connect with Dr. Thema on Instagram at Dr.Thema. To learn more about her work, visit www.drthema.com or www.thema4apa.com. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Resources mentioned: Liberate Meditation App: @liberatemeditation Dr. Shelly Harrell's IG: @soulfulnesswithdrshelly The Shine app: @theshineapp Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown withDr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! - ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 15

34 min 7 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed sports psychology and mental health with Dr. Keino Miller. We discussed the impact of professional sports on shifting conversations about mental health among males and his work with athletes. Dr. Miller is an Assistant Professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine. He specializes in sport and performance psychology with an interesting in fostering Black Resilience. Dr. Miller is a graduate of Indiana University’s Counseling Psychology program and is currently licensed in the State of Louisiana and Florida. Guest: You can connect with Dr. Keino Miller on Instagram at Dr.KeinoMiller. To learn more about his work, visit his website at www.drkeinomiller.com Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Therapists of Color Directory: therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/ www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/ therapyforblackgirls.com/ Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown withDr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! - ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 1

40 min 49 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed Surviving & Thriving in Grad School with Nekolas Milton, M.S. We discussed the impact of the pandemic on graduate education, imposter feelings, and what has helped him thrive as a graduate student. Nekolas “Neko” Milton is a PsyD candidate at the University of San Francisco. He is currently completing his predoctoral internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP) at Boston Medical Center and the Boston University School of Medicine. He is also currently serving as the student representative on the APA Division 37 Board of Directors. His clinical interests include working with infant and early childhood mental health. He will be a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA TIES for Families providing culturally responsive trauma-informed care to foster/adoption youth. His research interests include cultural identity development and mental health concerns among Black and Deaf communities. Guest: You can connect with Neko on Instagram at @thealmostdoctor Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

May 18

35 min 36 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed trauma and adverse childhood experiences with Dr. Raquel Martin. Raquel Martin, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist that holds her PhD in Medical and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Martin completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Martin has published research regarding mental health disparities and health equity. Her research and clinical interests include child and adolescent mental health, trauma, and minority health disparities. Dr. Martin is also an Adjunct Professor at Fisk University and Iglobal University. Guest: You can connect with Dr. Martin on Instagram/Tik Tok at RaquelMartinPhD. To learn more about her work at https://www.raquelmartinphd.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! Resources on ACES from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/aces/index.html ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 27

39 min 43 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed coaching and therapy with Pervis Taylor III, M.A. We discussed life coaching, how coaching differs from therapy, and how life coaching can benefit men. Mr. Pervis Taylor III is an award-winning celebrity life coach, speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Surthrival Mode, a book for men of color that teaches them how to process their emotions & mental health. He received his Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University. Pervis has been featured in Black Enterprise, Forbes, Thrive, Fox Soul, Essence, BET, and more. Guest: You can connect with Pervis Taylor III on Instagram at PervisTaylor. To learn more about his work, visit his website at http://pervistaylor.com/ or https://www.surthrivalmode.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: http://www.drerlangerturner.com/thebreakdownwithdrearl Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! Article from Journal of Positive Psychology: https://doi.org/10.1080/17439760.2013.837499 ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 13

26 min 13 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed Imposter Syndrome (IP)with Stevon Lewis, LMFT. We discussed IP, what contributes to imposter feelings, and ways to manage. Stevon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, speaker, and corporate consultant. In his private practice, he specializes in working with adults struggling with Impostor Syndrome. He has been a featured expert for various major television and media platforms, including the Oprah Winfrey Network, Bustle Magazine, Thrive Global, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Guest: You can connect with Stevon Lewis on Instagram at StevonLewisMFT. To learn more about his work, visit his website at https://www.stevonlewis.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: http://www.drerlangerturner.com/thebreakdownwithdrearl Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! More on Imposter Syndrome: https://www.paulineroseclance.com/impostor_phenomenon.html ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 30

27 min 23 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed resilience among Black youth with Dr. Farzana Saleem. Dr. Saleem shared tips on racial and ethnic socialization and why it's important to discuss race. Dr. Saleem is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. She earned her PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from the George Washington University and completed an APA accredited internship, with a specialization in trauma, at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Saleem uses a strengths-focused and community-based lens in her research to study contextual nuance in the process and benefits of ethnic-racial socialization. Dr. Saleem is a visiting scholar to the American Psychological Association RESilience Initiative and serves in other positions focused on inclusion, equity and social justice. Prior to coming to Stanford, Dr. Saleem was a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and a University of California Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Los Angeles in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, with affiliation in the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies. Guest: To learn more about Dr. Saleem’s work, visit her website: https://www.farzanasaleem.com You can also connect on Instagram at CommunicatingRaceFully Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! Resource on Racial Socialization: https://www.apa.org/res Learn more about Therapy for Black Kids: https://www.therapyforblackkids.org/ ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 16

30 min 35 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed research on COVID-19 and substance use. He is also joined by a special guest, Charles Catchings. Charles is an addictions counselor focusing on motivational interviewing and group therapy for adult clients dealing with alcohol and other drug difficulties in a private residential and outpatient environment. He is also the founder of The Barbershop Group, an advocacy organization for men’s health and wellness. This episode focused on the differences between substance use and misuse, the role of music on unhealthy substance use, and how masculinity norms impact coping among males. For help with seeking help, contact SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Guest: You can connect with Charles Catchings on Instagram at themindbarber. You can also learn more about The Barbershop Group on IG (@TheBarbershopGrp) and on YouTube at The Barbershop Group. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! Access the article from Addictive Behaviors: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106754 ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2

34 min 31 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses anger and coping skills with Chris Jones, LMSW. Chris is a licensed therapist and owner of Fully Connected Counseling, LLC in Wichita, KS. His passion is to help people grow and to become more connected, and hopeful about living in today's disconnected society. Chris specializes in inner city male adolescents and men who suffer from depression, and anger. Guest: You can connect with Chris Jones, LMSW on Instagram at chris_fullyconnected. To learn more about his work, visit his website at http://www.fullyconnectedcounseling.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 16

36 min 11 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed overcoming grief and loss with Dr. Damon Silas. Dr. Silas is a clinical psychologist, published author, speaker, teacher and coach. He is currently in private practice in the Charlotte, NC area, specializing in anxiety and trauma. He is also, along with Alyson Stoner, the co-developer and co-facilitator of Body Language, the holistic fitness program that reconnects mind-body-being through creativity.  Guest:  You can connect with Dr. Damon Silas on Instagram at DrDamonSilas. To learn more about his work, visit his website at https://damonsilaspsychology.com/.  Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:  Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com  Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Therapists of Color Directory: therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/ www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/ https://therapyforblackgirls.com/ Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Listen to The Breakdown withDr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!    ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 2

46 min 47 sec

In the season 4 premiere, Dr. Earl discusses the benefits of gratitude on mental health and happiness. He also discusses the latest research on gratitude and identifies tips on applying gratitude in your daily life.  Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:  Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBreakdownWithDrEarl/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter: @DrEarlTurner Email: thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com  Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Link to article on gratitude: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17439760.2018.1424924 For more tips on gratitude, visit: https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-of-gratitude-practice#methods Listen to The Breakdown withDr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts!     ------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jan 19

19 min 10 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed the importance of finding a Black therapist with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford. Dr. Joy is a licensed psychologist, speaker, and host of the podcast Therapy for Black Girls. We discussed the importance of cultural competence, challenges faced by non-Black therapists, and tips on questions to ask to help find a good match when seeking therapy. Guest info: You can connect with Dr. Joy on Instagram at HelloDrJoy. To learn more about her work, visit his website at https://therapyforblackgirls.com/. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice" Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts! -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 2020

25 min 55 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl talks about being a Black man in America, racial identity development, systemic racism, #BlackInTheIvory, and offers some coping strategies. Take a listen and be sure to share your thoughts on social media at #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl. Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice" Therapists of Color Directory: https://therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/ https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/ https://therapyforblackgirls.com/ NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment Learn about Academics for Black Survival and Wellness: https://www.academics4blacklives.com/ Racial Trauma Toolkit from the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/schools/lsoe_sites/isprc/pdf/racialtraumaisrealManuscript.pdf Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 2020

23 min 16 sec

In this episode, Dr.Earl discusses Black men and depression with Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT. Ms. Douglas is a licensed marriage and family therapist and she has been featured in Oprah Magazine, Allure, Vice, and other outlets.  In this episode, we discuss depression and Black men. Patrice shares her experience as a therapist working with Black men and helps us understand how depression may look different in men compared to women.   Guest info:   You can connect with Patrice N. Douglas on Instagram at thepatricenicole  Learn more about her work by visiting: https://www.patricendouglas.com/ Therapists of Color Directory: https://therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/ https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/ https://therapyforblackgirls.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter:@AskDrEarl Youtube: https://youtube.com/drearlturner Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/  Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!  Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl.  -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 2020

29 min 50 sec

In the wake of the killings of Ahmed Arbury, Dreasjon Reed, and Breonna Taylor many are experiencing intense emotions. In addition to stress with COVID-19, increases in racism may lead to added difficulties. In this episode, Dr. Earl talks about racial trauma and offers some tips for coping.   Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice" NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment Dr. Hargon's Black Lives Matters Meditation: http://drcandicenicole.com/2016/07/black-lives-matter-meditation/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!    -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

May 2020

20 min 57 sec

In this episode, Dr.Earl discusses Black boys and emotional intelligence with Avery Rosser, LPC.  Mr. Rosser is a board certified counselor in Atlanta and owner of We Climb Counseling and Consulting.    In this episode, we discuss issues impacting Black boys, masculinity norms, and how we teach boys what is acceptable about expressing emotions. Mr. Rosser also discusses his experience as a counselor and offers tips for parents on helping boys express themselves.   Guest info:   You can connect with Avery on Instagram at counselor4life or weclimbcc.  Learn more about his work by visiting: https://www.weclimbcc.com/ You can also learn about Counseling Brothers of Atlanta on instagram at thecboatl. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/  Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on:  SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2  -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

May 2020

35 min 31 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses self-care and coping with COVID-19. Practicing self-care is important during this time given the self-isolation, stress, and working from home. In this episode, Dr. Earl invited some of his friends to join as a panel of mental health experts. Dr. Candice Nicole Hargons, PhD shares her tips as a working mom, Dr. DéLon Isom, PhD discusses how music is helpful for coping, and Dr. Angela L. Harris, PsyD provides her perspective on spirituality and self-care. Guests info: Dr. Hargons is an assistant professor of counseling psychology at the University of Kentucky (UK), where she studies sex, social justice, and leadership – all with a love ethic. She is an award-winning qualitative researcher, teacher, leader, and healer. Additionally, Dr. Hargons is the founder of the Center for Healing Racial Trauma. You can connect with her on IG at dr.candicenicole or at http://drcandicenicole.com/ OR http://centerforhealingracialtrauma.com/. Dr. Isom is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and his specialties include both adolescent and forensic psychology. He completed his internship at Bexar County Juvenile Probation in San Antonio, Texas and a postdoctoral fellowship in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He currently serves as the Director of Research and Administration and Intake Coordinator for the Howard University Counseling Service. His research interests include culturally proficient assessment and service delivery for minoritized groups and communities. Dr. Harris is a mental health and wellness advocate, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, author, and the creator of the #NoBibsBurpsBottles: Stories of African American Women without Children blog and podcast brand. Dr. Harris strives to promote an intersection of spiritual, emotional, physical and psychological well-being. She also celebrates and highlights African American women, 30+y/o, who are living their best childfree life. Dr. Harris truly believes she is living out her purpose and she is excited to share her God given talents and gifts with the world. You can connect with her on IG at doc_sirrah or at https://www.facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris/. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Dr. Earl’s blog | 5 Tips from a Psychologist to Tolerate Coronavirus Anxiety: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-race-good-health/202003/coping-strategies-parents-and-families Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 2020

50 min 22 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses ADHD with Dr. Nekeshia Hammond. Dr. Hammond is the host of BWE Mental Health Moment with Dr. Hammond, Amazon international best-selling author, international speaker, and psychologist. She is the Founder of Hammond Psychology & Associates and the former President of the Florida Psychological Association. Dr. Hammond has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, and a variety of magazine and radio shows throughout the country. In this episode, we discuss diagnosing ADHD, common challenges for parents, and tips on managing symptoms of ADHD. Guest info: You can connect with Dr. Hammond on Instagram at dr.hammond or adhdexplained. Learn more about her work by visiting: https://drnekeshiahammond.com/ Dr. Earl's blog on ADHD: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-race-good-health/202003/parenting-kid-adhd-managing-home-school Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcast. -------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger(CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2020

31 min 7 sec

In this bonus episode, Dr. Earl offers 4 tips for coping with Coronavirus (COVID-19) anxiety. COVID-19 outbreak is impacting the world and many people are changing their behaviors. Listen as he provides his perspective as a psychologist. Links to Resources World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Dr. Earl's mindfulness tool: http://www.drerlangerturner.com/resources.html Episode on self-care: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner/ep-20-practicing-self-care Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2020

18 min 25 sec

In this episode, Dr.Earl discussed therapy use among Black youth with Rashad “Bow Tie” Mills. Mr.Mills is a licensed professional counselor, radio host, and speaker in Baltimore,Maryland.  We discuss his journey to becoming a therapist, his work with Black youth, and how parents can encourage conversations around mental health.   Guest info:  You can connect with Mr. Rashad Mills on Instagram at Rashad_Bowtie_Mills. To learn more about his work and other social media visit his website at http://rashadmills.com/.  Connect w/ Dr. EarlTurner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: https://www.drerlangerturner.com and his new book titled: African American Mental Health: Innovations inResearch and Practice.   Listen to TheBreakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2  -------------- Music from The FreeMusic Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2020

33 min 30 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses practicing self-care with Dr. Robyn L. Gobin. Dr. Gobin is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is a nationally recognized expert on interpersonal trauma, women's mental health, and the cultural context of trauma recovery in the African American community. In this episode, we discuss types of self-care, common challenges with practicing self-care, and way to add self-care into your routine. Guest info: You can connect with Dr. Gobin on Instagram and Facebook at DrRobynGobin. Learn more about her work by visiting: www.robyngobin.com or www.selfcareprescriptions.com Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcast. -------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 2020

27 min 16 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses Black men, mental health, and emotional vulnerability. How has the death of Kobe Bryant impacted men? Is society being more accepting of men being emotionally healthy? Listen to hear his perspective. Purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon: Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts! -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 2020

12 min 6 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses mental health in the Black community with Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble. Dr. Alfiee is an internationally recognized psychologist, author, speaker, and founder of The AAKOMA Project. We breakdown stigma in the Black community and how social media is changing opinions about seeking therapy.   Guest info:  You can connect with Dr. Alfiee on social media at dralfiee or aakomaproject. Learn more about her work by visiting: https://dralfiee.com/   Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcast.  -------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Dec 2019

43 min 36 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD). He breaks down the symptoms of DMDD and offers tips on seeking treatment. US News & World Report article on DMDD: shorturl.at/mvCGO NIMH website: shorturl.at/bglJ5 NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter:@AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturneriTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Nov 2019

19 min 31 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses "What is SGL?" with Dr. Jonathan Lassiter. We break down same-gender loving males and the connection between masculinity, parenting black boys, and the church. Dr. Lassiter is a licensed psychologist, speaker, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Muhlenberg College and Visiting Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.  Guest info:  You can connect with Dr. Lassiter on Twitter at matjl or Instagram at jmlassiterphd. Learn more about his work and book "Black LGBT Health in the United States by visiting: http://www.jonathanmlassiter.com/   Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarlTwitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/  Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcast.  -------------- Music from The Free MusicArchive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Oct 2019

41 min 14 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses having the “sex talk” with your kids. Eliza Boquin, licensed psychotherapist of the Flow & Ease Healing Center joins Dr. Earl to break down the importance of talking with your child about sexual health. Eliza also offers tips for parents on having these difficult conversations. Guest info: You can connect with Eliza on social media at elizagboquin or flowandeasewithe. Learn more about her work by visiting: https://flowandeasehealing.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcast. -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Oct 2019

35 min 29 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses suicide prevention and mental health with Donnita Hathaway, the youngest daughter of legendary singer Donny Hathaway. We break down the role music and artists can have on promoting mental health. We also discuss Donnita’s life experiences and how her father’s death has led her to create a foundation, The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project, in his honor. Guest info: Connect with Donnita Hathaway on Twitter and Inatagram at @DonnyHathawayLP or @Donnitacamille. You can also learn more about the Donny Hathaway Legacy Project at: https://www.facebook.com/DonnyHathawayLP/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ For more on suicide prevention: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Sep 2019

42 min 49 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses suicide awareness and prevention. Suicide is a serious public health concern. The episode breaks down suicide risk factors and identifies tips for reducing risk. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ For more on suicide prevention visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Resources from the Trevor Project: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ Dr. Earl’s post on US News and World Report – What to do if your child expresses suicidal thoughts: https://health.usnews.com/wellness/for-parents/articles/2018-03-21/what-to-do-if-your-child-expresses-suicidal-thoughts Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Sep 2019

14 min 50 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses hip-hop and mental health with Dr. Maryam Jernigan-Noesi. We breakdown the connection between hip-hop music and the perceptions of mental health in the Black community. We also discuss how artists such as Common and Chance the Rapper promote mental health, and challenge the field on improving cultural responsive interventions. Dr. Jernigan-Noesi is a Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor at Agnes State College. Guest info: Connect with Dr. Jernigan-Noesi on twitter @Jernigma and Instagram @mindfield_drj. You can also learn more about her work on her website at https://www.mmjerniganassociates.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Blog on Hip Hop and Healing: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-race-good-health/201502/believe-the-hype-hip-hop-heals-youth Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Aug 2019

40 min 22 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses how fear prevents you from moving forward with your goals and breakdown the connections between fear and anxiety. He also identifies three simple strategies to help you create a plan to help you get unstuck. For more on anxiety, listen to episode 8 of the Breakdown Podcast with Dr. Kevin Chapman. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Aug 2019

21 min 7 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses Black male grief (BMG) and trauma among Black boys with Dr. Allen Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW. We talk about the impact of BMG on boys behavior in school and their community; and how therapist can improve their work with Black boys. Dr. Lipscomb is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Assistant Professor at California State University, Northridge. Guest info: Connect with Dr. Lipscomb on Twitter @alcombs101 and Instagram @dr.alipscomb. You can learn more at him and his research at: https://www.csun.edu/social-behavioral-sciences/social-work/allen-lipscomb-psyd-lcsw To purchase his book, visit online outlets. His book is titles “Black Male Grief Reaction to Trauma: A Clinical Case Study of One Man’s Mental Health Treatment”. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jun 2019

32 min 52 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses factors that prevent men from seeking therapy and Charlamagne tha God’s book “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me”. Finally, in this segment of Ask Dr. Earl he offers tips on seeking therapy. Mindfulness with Dr. Earl can be found at (listen to Episode 6 for more on mindfulness): www.drerlangerturner.com/resources Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

May 2019

11 min 23 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses coping with anxiety with Dr. Kevin Chapman. Listen as we breakdown: What is anxiety? How is anxiety good or bad? How does anxiety impact sports performance? What is involved in CBT? Be sure to subscribe and rate the show. Guest info: Dr. L. Kevin Chapman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice where he specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders as well as the implementation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Additionally, Dr. Chapman is a Media Psychologist and regularly contributes to and serves as a consultant for multiple media outlets including A&E and other production companies. Most recently, he was the Program Psychologist for Seasons 1 and 2 on A&E’s hit documentary 60 Days In. Dr. Chapman also serves as the Official Team Psychologist for the Louisville City FC. Connect with Dr. Chapman on Twitter at @drkchap and Instagram @drkevinchapman. You can also learn more about his work at: http://drkevinchapman.com/ Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ For booking contact: Mr. Dowdell at cdowdell@tandemleads.com Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 2019

29 min 24 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses the representation of Black men working in the mental health profession. Dr. De'Lon Isom, one of Dr. Earl's mentees, joins this episode to discuss his experience in the field, what factors shape the representation of Black men in the field, and the role of mentoring young black men to consider a career in mental health and psychology. Guest info: Dr. DéLon Isom, Ph.D. is a psychotherapist in Los Angeles, CA. He completed postdoctoral training in Adolescent Medicine with Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He currently serves as a co-host for podcast 6 Degrees of Black Mental Health (https://podtvnetwork.com/6degrees/) and does educational consulting and advising for school-aged youth through his consulting company Let’s Get Free, LLC. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 2019

31 min 12 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses men, mindfulness, and mental health. Recently, rap artist Big Sean opened up about his therapy experience and using meditation. Dr. Earl breaks down the benefits of mindfulness and provides two minutes of mindfulness to help you get through the day. Show resources: Book by Mark Williams and Danny Penman titled Mindfulness: An eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world Mindfulness with Dr. Earl can be found at www.drerlangerturner.com/resources Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ For booking contact: Mr. Dowdell at cdowdell@tandemleads.com Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Apr 2019

16 min 32 sec

In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses the influence of the church on mental health use. Pastor Rico Beasley Mungin joins this episode for a candid discussion on faith, mental health, and coping with life. Guest info: Connect with Pastor Rico Beasley Mungin on Instagram @RicoBeasleyMungin and stay updated for the release of his book titled "Broken Rungs, Broken Bones". For resources on seeking help: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2019

28 min 24 sec

Dr. Earl Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist & psychology professor. As a Black male psychologist, he breaks down psychology as it applies to boys and men on the Breakdown Podcast. In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses racism in America, race-related trauma, and how therapists address racial issues with Dr. Monnica Williams. We also discuss the representation of therapist of color. Dr. Williams is a licensed psychologist and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut. She is also the Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities (http://www.mentalhealthdisparities.org/). Guest info: Connect with Dr. Williams on twitter at @DrMonnica and learn more about her work at: http://www.monnicawilliams.com/ Blog by Dr. Williams on “Uncovering the Trauma of Racism: New Tools for Clinicians”: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/culturally-speaking/201901/uncovering-the-trauma-racism-new-tools-clinicians Visit this website for more information and resources on talking with kids about racism https://www.apa.org/res Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Mar 2019

27 min 16 sec

Dr. Earl Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist & psychology professor. As a Black male psychologist, he breaks down psychology as it applies to boys and men on the Breakdown Podcast. In this episode, Dr. Bedford Palmer joins Dr. Earl to discuss masculinity norms, the current Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men from the American Psychological Association, and the role of #MeToo on how some view toxic masculinity. Guest info: Connect with Dr. Bedford Palmer on Twitter and Instagram @DrBFPalmer and follow his podcast @NamingItPodcast. You can also learn more at www.drbfpalmer.com For details on the APA guidelines visit: https://www.apa.org/news/apa/2019/boys-men-look Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 2019

30 min 21 sec

Dr. Earl Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist & psychology professor. As a Black male psychologist, he breaks down psychology as it applies to boys and men on the Breakdown Podcast. In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses how social media has the potential to change how men view therapy with the co-founders of Melanin and Mental Health (https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/). We also explore things that may influence therapy use among boys and men. Finally, we provide advice on how to find a good therapist. Guest info: Connect with Eliza Bouquin, MA, LPC, LMFT at https://www.trswc.com or on instagram at elizaboquin Connect with Eboni Harris, MA, LPC, LMFT at: http://www.eboniharris.com/ and follow her on instagram at: eboniharrisma You can also follow Melanin & Mental Health on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/melaninandmentalhealth/). Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Feb 2019

39 min 54 sec

Dr. Earl Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist & psychology professor. As a Black male psychologist, he breaks down psychology as it applies to boys and men on the Breakdown Podcast. In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses the focus of the podcast. Listen as he talks about his background, why he decided to join the podcast community, and highlight future topics. Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on: Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl Twitter: @AskDrEarl Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 -------------- Music from The Free Music Archive by Audiobinger (CC BY NC: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/)

Jan 2019

15 min 54 sec