Therapy for Black Girls

Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D. and iHeartRadio

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 versions of ourselves. It’s important to note that healing looks different for all of us and that each of us might find different things helpful. Joining us today to chat about how healing can happen through sound meditation and breathwork is LeNaya Smith Crawford, LMFT. LeNaya and I chatted about the definition of holistic healing, how things like sound meditation and breathwork work can support healing, how to find someone appropriately trained to offer these services, and she shares a special sound bath just for our community. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! 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 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 & Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Dec 1

56 min 13 sec

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 holiday season, even when not in a pandemic, can bring up lots of stuff. While this season may bring lots of good things like gathering with loved ones and some days off of work, it can also mean family pressures, anxiety, stress, and overwhelm. In November 2017, I shared some thoughts here on the podcast about the differences between the holiday blues and a major depressive disorder and a few tips on how to steady yourself for the holidays and all of that information is just as true today. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the 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 Producers: Fredia Lucas & Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 24

18 min 27 sec

A gentle and loving reminder in case you need it. Revisit as often as you need to. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 20

4 min 44 sec

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 this week's episode of Insecure we catch up with Issa & Nathan reconvening after that very awkward night at her apartment and of course we have some thoughts! In this bonus episode, Dr. Oriowo and I chatted about the difficulties with communication that persist with Issa & Nathan, the tension between who Nathan is now and who he might have been in the past, and what the future might hold for them. This episode does contain spoilers so if you haven’t watched the latest episode save this conversation until you’ve had a chance to watch.  Where to Find Dr. Oriowo www.annodright.com Grab a copy of Cocoa Butter & Hair Grease Instagram: @annodright Twitter: @drdonnaoriowo Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 231 of the podcast discussing the Season 5 premiere of Insecure. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 201 of the podcast discussing how to vet relationship advice. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 60 of the podcast discussing colorism and texturism.  Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 159 of the podcast discussing Molly's return to therapy. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 158 of the podcast discussing Issa & Lawrence's relationship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 155 of the podcast discussing Molly & Issa's friendship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 151 of the podcast discussing the Season 4 premiere of Insecure. 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 Producers: Fredia Lucas & Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 19

36 min 56 sec

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. What have you been taught about money? Have you ever stopped to think about what kind of relationship you have to it? To help us think through our relationship to money and how it can impact our relationships with others is La'Quesha Boston, MA, LPC. She and I chatted about the factors that influence our money mindset, conversations to have with your partner about money, and some of the issues that come up as it relates to friends and finances. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find La'Quesha https://www.loveandmoneytherapy.me/ 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 Producers: Fredia Lucas & Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 17

50 min 9 sec

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. Dr. Donna Oriowo is back this week to chat all about the most recent episode of Insecure and boy do we have a lot to chat about! She and I chatted about Lawrence’s new life in San Francisco, all the conversations he & Condola should be having but aren’t, how they might move forward with their relationship, and our predictions for what we might see from them as the season progresses. This episode does contain spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the most recent episode you definitely want to save it for later. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Oriowo www.annodright.com Grab a copy of Cocoa Butter & Hair Grease Instagram: @annodright Twitter: @drdonnaoriowo Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 231 of the podcast discussing the Season 5 premiere of Insecure. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 201 of the podcast discussing how to vet relationship advice. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 60 of the podcast discussing colorism and texturism.  Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 159 of the podcast discussing Molly's return to therapy. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 158 of the podcast discussing Issa & Lawrence's relationship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 155 of the podcast discussing Molly & Issa's friendship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 151 of the podcast discussing the Season 4 premiere of Insecure. 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 Producer: Fredia Lucas & Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 10

1 hr

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. Concerns like PCOS, fibroids and endometriosis are often very painful and complicated but are also often misdiagnosed. Joining us today to chat about these gynecologic concerns that impact our health and sometimes fertility is Dr. Ashley Davis of the Fibroid and Pelvic Wellness Center. During our conversation, Dr. Davis shared about the symptoms of PCOS, endometriosis, and fibroids, what some common treatment plans might include, and things you may want to consider related to fertility. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Davis https://fibroidandpelvicwellness.com/ 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Nov 3

43 min 17 sec

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’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. the fifth and final season of HBO’s Insecure premiered this week and of course we had to talk about it. My friend and colleague Dr. Donna Oriowo is back with us today to chat all about what we saw in the premiere and what we might expect for the rest of the season. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Oriowo www.annodright.com Grab a copy of Cocoa Butter & Hair Grease Instagram: @annodright Twitter: @drdonnaoriowo Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 201 of the podcast discussing how to vet relationship advice. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 60 of the podcast discussing colorism and texturism.  Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 159 of the podcast discussing Molly's return to therapy. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 158 of the podcast discussing Issa & Lawrence's relationship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 155 of the podcast discussing Molly & Issa's friendship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 151 of the podcast discussing the Season 4 premiere of Insecure. 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Oct 27

54 min 23 sec

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. Adding a baby to a family can happen many different ways. A few ways we’ve been hearing about more recently is through the use of egg donors and surrogates. Joining us today to share more about the process of becoming an egg donor or a surrogate is Eloise Drane. Eloise and I chatted about the process of becoming an egg donor or a surrogate, some of the challenges of finding egg donors and surrogates, and some of the common misconceptions related to surrogacy and egg donation. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! https://www.fertilityforcoloredgirls.org https://cadefoundation.org Where to Find Eloise https://familyinceptions.com Instagram: @eloisedrane @familyinceptions Twitter: @familyinception 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Oct 20

47 min 56 sec

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 Session 37 of the podcast, I shared 10 ways to optimize your mental health to give you some ideas of some small things you could consider to begin taking better care of your mental health. As we find ourselves almost 2 years into a pandemic, it felt important to offer some additional strategies that you might find helpful during this time. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Session 78 on Mindfulness 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Oct 13

28 min 22 sec

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 fight for reproductive justice has become even more significant following a recent law that passed in Texas making abortions more restrictive. Now more than ever it’s important for us to be engaged in and supporting the efforts of those fighting for the rights of the most marginalized. Joining us today to share about her work in this space is Yamani Hernandez. Yamani and I chatted about what leadership looks like in this space at this moment, protecting your mental health while doing this work, what it looks like to do this work in the age of social media, and she shared ways for you to get involved in supporting this important movement. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! The Afiya Center Support Yamani's Work abortionfunds.org 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Oct 6

38 min 51 sec

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. We’ve talked here before about the importance of having our identities affirmed and celebrated in all of the ways that looks, and joining us today to discuss what that might look like as an Afro-Latina woman is Dr. Luisa Bonifacio. Dr. Bonifacio and I chatted about where to get started in exploring your Afro Latina identity, some of the challenges related to colorism that arise, particularly between generations of Afro-Latina women, media depictions of the community, and she shares some of her favorite resources for finding community. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! https://www.inculturedco.org/ Bag Ladiez podcast Ilia Calderón Where to Find Dr. Bonifacio https://www.drluisabonifacio.com/ 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Sep 29

41 min 16 sec

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. Lots of things have changed during the pandemic, our sex and dating lives included. Back with us this week to chat about some of these changes is Sexologist Shamyra Howard, LCSW. Shamyra and I chatted about how our sex lives have changed during the pandemic, ways to sustain or improve intimacy as our schedules change, tips for transitioning from online dating to in real life, and tips for increasing sexual confidence. Shamyra will also be joining us, along with Dr. Lexx Brown- James this Friday, Sept. 24 at 7pm Eastern for our Sex Positive September celebration to chat all about getting the pleasure you desire, so if you’d like to join us for a little girls' night in, grab your ticket at sexpositiveseptember.com Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Shamyra https://www.onthegreencouch.com/ Grab a deck of Use Your Mouth Cards Check out Shamyra chatting about Sexual Freedom on Session 80 of the podcast. Twitter: @SexologistShamy Instagram: @SexologistShamyra 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Sep 22

47 min 23 sec

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. One factor that is critical to our mental health is proper sleep! But getting a good night’s rest sometimes seems easier said than done so to help us hopefully sleep a little better, this week we’re joined by Ibinye Osibodu-Onyali, LMFT. Ibinye and I chatted about some of the primary causes of insomnia, lifestyle choices that might make it difficult to sleep, how our sleep has changed during the pandemic, and she shares tips for how to improve sleep hygiene. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Ibinye https://www.thezinniapractice.com/ Twitter: @IOnyali Instagram: @thezinniapractice 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Sep 15

47 min 13 sec

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 first 58 days of the COVID-19 pandemic there were an estimated 3.4 million google searches related to anxiety in the United States. The past 17 months have indeed given us lots to be anxious about. In case you missed it, I thought it would be great to re-share my conversation with Dr. Alicia Hodge all about anxiety. During our conversation, we chatted about what anxiety looks like, where it comes from, and helpful tips and strategies to help manage anxiety.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Hodge Listen to Dr. Hodge chat about the role anxiety plays in managing anxiety here. slayyouranxiety.com Twitter: @helpmehodge Instagram: @helpmehodge 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Sep 8

44 min 15 sec

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. Each September is the observance of National Recovery Month. The journey to recovery after substance abuse looks different for everyone and it’s important to find spaces and communities that can support you along the way. Joining us today to chat about what the recovery journey might look like throughout the lifespan is Kristen Feemster, LMFT. Kristen and I chatted about what kinds of things you should pay attention to in your relationship with alcohol to indicate whether there may be a concern, the importance of recovery options that are culturally responsive, and how we can support friends and loved ones in their recovery. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Sober Black Girls Club She Recovers #SoberBlackWomen on IG Where to Find Kristen https://www.believebefreebewell.com/ IG: @kristenfeemster 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Sep 1

47 min 41 sec

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 therapists, much of how we work with clients is informed by our own interests and the things that help us make sense of the world. Today Dr. Lana Holmes joins us to talk about how her interest in horror movies informs her work and what the horror genre can teach us about trauma and survival. Dr. Holmes and I chatted about how she uses themes from horror films in therapy with some of her clients, how horror films might help us process issues like trauma and racism, and how to process triggering images you might see in a film. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Join us for the Last Days of Summer Book Club chat on Aug. 26 @ 7pm EST. therapyforblackgirls.com/bookclub. Where to Find Dr. Holmes https://www.inclusivetherapywellness.com/lana Facebook: @onwardtherapy 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Aug 25

49 min 39 sec

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 month, psychiatrist Dr. Karinn Glover, joined us in the Sister Circle for a conversation all about psychiatric medications and shared such valuable information that I wanted to share it with as many of you as possible. Our community manager, Jasmine Jones, joined her for this conversation and they chatted about when you might consider talking with a prescriber about medications, some common side effects of psychiatric medications, what kinds of information you should share with your prescriber to get the best medication for you, and general timelines for how long someone might take medication. It’s important to note that all of the information Dr. Glover shared was generally speaking. You should talk to your healthcare providers about any specific concerns. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Join us for the Last Days of Summer Book Club chat on Aug. 26 @ 7pm EST. therapyforblackgirls.com/bookclub. Where to Find Dr. Glover Twitter: @drkarinn Instagram: @drkarinn 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Aug 18

49 min 17 sec

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. Earlier this week marked the ending of the Tokyo Olympics and there was no shortage of stories about Black women athletes both leading up to and during the games. To help us dig a little deeper into some of the ways that gender and race intersected during the Olympics and through sports history, today I’m joined by Dr. Leeja Carter, an Associate Professor of Exercise Psychology at the intersection of racial and gender equity at Temple University. Dr. Carter and I chatted about the ways that gendered racism shows up in sports, how the strong black woman trope impacts athletes, how athletes are using platforms like social media to tell more of their story, and how athletes like Simone Biles & Naomi Osaka are ushering in a change about how athletes take care of themselves. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Join us for the Last Days of Summer Book Club chat on Aug. 26 @ 7pm EST. therapyforblackgirls.com/bookclub. Where to Find Dr. Carter https://www.leejacarter.com/ http://www.coalitionequity.org Instagram: @drleeja 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Aug 11

46 min 57 sec

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. Before summer ends and you head back into whatever your fall schedule will look like this year, we want you to join us for one more fun, just for you experience. We thought it would be nice for us to choose a book for us to read as a community and then come together to discuss, and what’s better for a summer read than a romance novel? The book we’ve chosen for our last days of summer read is Seven Days in June. So if you haven’t already, grab your copy and then sign up to join us for a virtual book chat later this month at therapyforblackgirls.com/bookclub. And to kick of the experience, this week we're joined by the author of Seven Days in June, Tia Williams, as well as Berry Sykes, a hardcore fan of romance novels, to chat all about the genre of romance and particularly Black women in this space as both authors and characters.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Join us for the Book Club chat at the end of the month therapyforblackgirls.com/bookclub. Where to Find Tia Grab your copy of Seven Days in June here! https://www.tiawilliams.net/ Twitter: @TiaW_Writes Instagram: @tiawilliamswrites Where to Find Berry https://podcastsincolor.com/ Twitter: @podcastsincolor Instagram: @podcastsincolor 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Aug 4

54 min 53 sec

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. Watching reality tv shows are one of my favorite pastimes. It’s been really interesting to see how programming in this space has developed over time and to follow the commentary. And what has been most interesting is the way the space has been accommodating, or not so much, to Black women cast members and Black audiences. To help us explore this world, today I’m joined by Dr. Racquel Gates. Dr. Gates and I chatted about the complicated nature of Black women’s representation on reality tv, how audiences often respond to majority Black casts, the stereotypes that are both upheld and dispelled through reality tv, and the changes that often happen between season 1 and 2 of a show. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Gates https://www.racquelgates.com/ Twitter: @raquelgates 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 Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jul 28

57 min 26 sec

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 Session 60 of the podcast, Dr. Donna Oriowo, joined us to discuss colorism ,texturism, and how we could begin to dismantle these things in our lives and in our relationships. As a follow up to that conversation and to broaden it, today we're joined by Dr. Yaba Blay. Dr. Blay and I further discussed the system of white supremacy, skin color politics, and the role of the media in shaping our ideas about who we are.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Blay https://www.yabablay.com/ https://pretty-period.tumblr.com/ Twitter: @YabaBlay IG: @YabaBlay 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jul 21

47 min 29 sec

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 Session 210, we talked with Dr. Dianne Stewart about the principles and themes that underlie many African traditional religions and we promised you a part 2 of that conversation to learn more about the practice of these religions. To help us dig into this topic, today I’m excited that we’re joined by Ehime Ora. Ehime and I chatted about her personal journey to being an Ifa and Orisha priestess, where to start if you’re a beginner in these practices, how technology and social media have made it easier to teach others about these traditions, and how practicing African traditional religions can work in tandem with Christianity, Islam, and other faith practices. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! itsjujubae.com https://twitter.com/blvck_herbalist https://twitter.com/oshunsdawta Where to Find Ehime ehimeora.com Twitter: @ehimeora IG: @ehimeora 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jul 14

48 min 53 sec

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 true crime genre is one of the fastest growing, but it is incredibly telling who’s stories are told. This has become yet another space where the stories of Black women who are victims are largely ignored, particularly those of darker skinned Black women. This erasure perpetuates the myth that Black women are not targets of serial violence, leaving cases unsolved and communities shattered. To share about the important work she’s done to shed light on Black women victims of serial violence, today we’re joined by Dr. Terrion Williamson. Dr. Williamson and I chatted about how she began to research in this area, why Black women, particularly sex workers, are often targets for serial murder, the inequalities with which Black women victims are covered in the media, and the impact that these crimes have on communities. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Through the Cracks podcast Where to Find Dr. Williamson https://www.theblackmidwest.com/ 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jul 7

52 min 38 sec

Each July, we celebrate Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, the theme we’ve chosen is The Skin I’m In. So often as Black women we’re told it’s okay to be ourselves as long as it doesn’t make others uncomfortable. We’re told to embrace our individuality but in the ways that align neatly with the expression of individuality that’s digestible for society. But what happens when you don’t feel like you fit into the mold? We’re not always shown how to manage the othering and the stigma that comes with it. Well this month, we’re doing exactly that and expanding what it means to show up as a Black woman and sharing words of encouragement to any sisters struggling to accept what feels natural to them.  All month long you can expect content on our blog, here on the podcast, in our Sister Circle community, and across our social media channels to celebrate being authentic to you. We’ll be engaging the ways history has impacted the way we love and value ourselves and tapping into the ways we can combat negative self-image. So be sure to visit us at therapyforblackgirls.com to stay connected and follow us on both IG & FB @therapyforblackgirls or on Twitter at @therapy4bgirls And if you want to get the inside scoop and reminders about events and conversations for the month, you can text the word 'July' to 504-499-0663. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jul 1

3 min 7 sec

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. Recently we've gotten a few questions in the mailbox about how to find the best therapist for you and your needs, so this week I'm offering some things to consider in terms of whether your therapist needs to be Black, questions to ask during your consultation, and getting referrals from friends, family, or colleagues. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Grab our Guide to Getting Started with Therapy therapyforblackgirls.com/gtgs 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jun 30

15 min 27 sec

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. Y’all know that I am a huge reality tv fan and one of my favorite newer shows is "The Circle" on Netflix. Season 2 of the show wrapped in May 2021 and there were lots of twists and turns that required the contestants to think quickly on their feet and stay on top of their strategies. As the season progressed, I was paying close attention to the Black women in the game and the choices they were making and how other players were responding to them, and thinking a lot about what kind of strategy I might employ if I were to be on a show like this. Needless to say I had lots of questions and who better to help us answer some of these questions than Season 2 winner, Deleesa St Agathe. Deleesa and I chatted about why she chose to go into the game as her husband Trevor, how she prepared for the game, her thoughts about the perception of Black women on reality tv, how she kept herself busy in isolation, and the surprise of finding out she was expecting while filming. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Where to Find Deleesa https://www.youtube.com/c/LeesaUnique IG: https://www.instagram.com/leesaunique Twitter: https://twitter.com/Leesa_Unique 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jun 23

37 min 33 sec

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. We’ve talked here on the podcast about Black women’s relationships with their mothers and many of you have asked us for an expansion of that conversation to discuss relationships with fathers. The term daddy issues is often thrown around, usually callously, to depict the difficulties some believe women have in romantic relationships as a result of the relationship they’ve had with their fathers. Today, we wanted to dig deeper into this to explore how Black women’s relationships with their fathers can impact us. For this conversation we're joined by Nic Hardy. LCSW. Nic and I discussed whether there is an impact on romantic relationships related to our relationship with our fathers, what kinds of qualities lead to healthy father and daughter relationships, healing from a damaged relationship with your father, and he answers some of the questions submitted by community members. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Where to Find Nic https://www.nichardy.com/ 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jun 16

51 min 30 sec

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. What’s the song that reminds you of the best night you had out with your girls? Or the one that brings the tears as soon as you hear the beat drop? There is no denying the power that music and dance has on our mood. Well did you know it can be useful in therapy too? In honor of Black Music Month, this week we're chatting all about how music and dance impact our mental health. For this conversation I was joined by Jennifer Sterling, a registered Dance & Movement psychotherapist and holistic nutritionist. Jennifer and I chatted about how she uses dance and movement in her work as a therapist, the concerns it can be useful for, and why dance and music are powerful in helping us heal.  I’m also super excited to share a conversation I had with one of my favorite musical artists, Carmen Rodgers, about her experience as an artist and her thoughts on why investing in your mental health is important as an artist. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon American Dance Therapy Association https://www.adta.org/ Where to Find Jennifer https://jennifersterling.com/ Where to Find Carmen https://www.iamcarmenrodgers.com/ 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 & Yves Jeffcoat Producer: Cindy Okereke Assistant Producer: Ellice Ellis Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jun 9

1 hr 8 min

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. Our relationships with religion and spirituality is a long and storied one. As of late, I’ve been seeing more references from sisters exploring African Traditional Religions as a means of reconnecting to parts of our history and wanted to learn more about it. To help us dig a little deeper into this area, today I’m joined by Dr. Dianne Stewart. Dr. Stewart and I chatted about some of the major tenets of African Traditional Religions, some of the common misconceptions, and she shares some of her favorite resources for anyone wanting to learn more. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Where to Find Dr. Stewart https://www.diannemstewart.com/ 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jun 2

46 min 19 sec

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. You may know Michelle Williams as 1/3 of the superstar group Destiny’s Child, but this week she is embarking on a brand new identity as an author with her brand new book, Checking In. In the past couple of years, Michelle has been more open in sharing about the mental health concerns she’s experienced and she is now using her platform to help others to have these conversations to check in with themselves and others. Michelle and I chatted about the various parts of her identity she’s had to navigate throughout her life, the experience of managing depression while being in the spotlight, and keeping some things for yourself as a public figure. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Where to Find Michelle http://www.checkinginbook.com Instagram: @michellewilliams 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

May 26

44 min 48 sec

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’ve been watching this season of Married at First Sight, you know that last week was decision day, and what a decision day it was! Joining me again to debrief on everything that’s happened this season is Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Beverley Andre. Beverley is back with us to chat about which of the couples decided to stay together and which of them have separated, her suggestions for those remaining together, our thoughts on where the couples seemed to struggle, and our predictions for what we’ll see at the reunion. This episode does contain spoilers. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon Where to Find Beverley https://beheartcounseling.com/ Twitter: @BeverleyAndre_ Instagram: @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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

May 19

49 min 57 sec

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 a follow up to our conversation earlier this week about transracial adoption, we wanted to chat with someone who has lived this experience. Angela Tucker is a Black woman who was adopted from foster care to a white family. During our conversation, Angela shared more about her experiences as an adoptee, the challenges she’s had related to identity, the process of reuniting with her biological family, and about the work she does to help other transracial adoptees. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon http://www.adopteeson.com/ https://www.pactadopt.org/app/servlet/HomePage Where to Find Angela https://www.angelatucker.com/ 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

May 14

42 min 58 sec

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. Joining us today to discuss the impact transracial adoption can have on one’s mental health is Judith Sadora, LMFT. Judith and I chatted about identity formation and what this might look like for a child who is a transracial adoptee, what it might look like to hold space for both gratitude and grief as it relates to adoption, things to consider about reuniting with biological family, and she shares some of her favorite resources for anyone wanting to learn more.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. therapyforblackgirls.com/amazon https://www.angelatucker.com/ Where to Find Judith https://triunehealthandwellness.com/ Transracial Adoption and Racial Socialization Masterclass https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transracial-adoption-and-racial-socialization-tickets-138027928249 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

May 12

45 min 3 sec

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 answering community questions from our mailbox. If you have a question you'd like to have answered in a future episode, please share it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox Stories Mentioned Don't forget to vote for us in The Webby Awards! Functional Neurological Disorder Tweets TikTok Trend Stolen from Black Creator JaBria McCullum Elle Interview with Audie Cornish Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Sign up for our Sweet Tea Sunday Newsletter Session 119: When You've Been Ghosted Session 173: Repairing Our Relationship with Nature Session 203: Exploring Gender 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

May 5

36 min

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. Do you remember the conversation you had with your parents, aunties, grandma or friends when you started your menstrual cycle? Whether you’ve realized it or not, the tone and content of that conversation has likely shaped your relationship to your cycle all these years later. To help us dig into how our menstrual cycles may impact our mental health, today I’m joined by Sara Flowers, DrPH, MPH. Dr. Flowers and I chatted about how our cycle changes throughout our lives, the ways that shame often shows up related to our cycles, the importance of having conversations with one another about how our bodies change throughout life, and she shared some great suggestions for how we can talk to the younger people in our lives differently about their cycles.  Vote for the podcast in the Webby Awards! Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Spot On Period Tracker Amaze Sex Positive Families Where to Find Dr. Flowers https://www.plannedparenthood.org/ Instagram: @plannedparenthood Twitter: @PPFA Facebook: @plannedparenthood 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Apr 28

44 min 18 sec

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. Our relationships to our bodies can often be complicated. Messages we get from society, family, and the media often leave us frustrated with our bodies and can lead to unrealistic expectations. To help us get a little clarity in this area, today we’re joined by Paula Edwards-Gayfield, MA, LPCS, LPC, NCC, CEDS-S. Paula and I chatted about how our perceptions of our bodies are formed, how those perceptions have been shaped during the pandemic, what it looks like to have a more connected relationship to our bodies, developing healthy ideas about nutrition, and she shares some of her favorite resources. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! National Eating Disorders Association Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Culina Health Where to Find Paula https://renfrewcenter.com/ Instagram: @renfrewcenter Twitter: @renfrewcenter Facebook: @renfrewcenter 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Apr 21

47 min 22 sec

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. Today I’m joined by Dr. g for an important conversation to help us dig a little deeper into gender and gender expression. Dr. g and I chatted about the differences between sex and gender identity, destigmatizing gender expression in the Black community, some of the common misconceptions about non-binary people, and strategies for supporting kids in their gender expression. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! The Genderbread Person Human Rights Campaign National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network PFLAG Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective Where to Find Dr. g http://www.claudelleglasgow.com/ Twitter: @fearlesscrg Instagram: @garudagrin 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Apr 14

51 min 46 sec

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 we're rewinding to a very important conversation that you might have missed here on the podcast. In April 2018 I had a conversation with Dr. Spirit all about how we can shed the superwoman status. Given all that we’ve experienced this year I think it’s a timely reminder to not measure ourselves against unrealistic standards and to recognize that our worth does not come from how much pain we can withstand.  Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Is the Strong Black Woman Stereotype Hurting Black Women   Where to Find Dr. Spirit Join her every Friday for Free Advice Friday on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Talk2Spirit/ Twitter: @Talk2Spirit Instagram: @Talk2Spirit 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Apr 7

41 min 27 sec

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. Dr. Donna Oriowo, M.Ed, MSW, CST joins me again this week to discuss the rise in self proclaimed "relationship experts" and why we should be careful in selecting who we listen to. We chatted about who gets the privilege of amassing large platforms to "teach" Black women about what they need to do to be in relationships, why these teachings are often dangerous and damaging, how to disconnect our sense of worth from our relationship status, and why you are the only one who can ever be an expert on your relationship. Resources Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Oriowo www.annodright.com Grab a copy of Cocoa Butter & Hair Grease Instagram: @annodright Twitter: @drdonnaoriowo Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 60 of the podcast discussing colorism and texturism.  Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 159 of the podcast discussing Molly's return to therapy. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 158 of the podcast discussing Issa & Lawrence's relationship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 155 of the podcast discussing Molly & Issa's friendship. Listen to Dr. Oriowo here on Session 151 of the podcast discussing the Season 4 premiere of Insecure. 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mar 31

51 min 54 sec

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's a celebration y'all! We made it to 200 episodes and we couldn't have done it without you. Thank you for listening, sharing, and being such an incredible part of the TBG community. To celebrate this milestone, the production team including my husband Dennison and Cindy Okereke who is our producer for the podcast, joined me for a conversation about how the podcast has grown, some of our favorite episodes, and our thoughts about where we’d like to take the podcast next. And of course we want to hear from you too. If you want to share a quick video or a tweet about your favorite episode and why you enjoyed it, please share it on your social media using the hashtag #TBG200 and we’ll be sharing some of them on our channels.  Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Session 50: This Isn't What I Imagined Session 54: Shedding Your Superwoman Status Session 166: Black Girls In Gaming Session 173: Repairing Our Relationship to Nature 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mar 24

42 min 33 sec

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. Setting and maintaining boundaries is something we revisit often here on the podcast because I think for many of us there’s always work to be done in this area. One area that we haven't discussed is what boundary setting looks like in the digital world. And who better to join us for this conversation than the woman who has literally written the book about boundaries, Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW. Nedra and I chatted about the 6 different types of boundaries, the differences between codependency and counterdependency, what it looks like to set boundaries in digital spaces, and she shared some reflection questions to help you to get in touch with the boundaries you may need to set. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Nedra https://www.nedratawwab.com/ Grab a copy of Set Boundaries, Find Peace Instagram: @nedratawwab 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mar 17

54 min 44 sec

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. A year ago this week, all of our lives took a very drastic turn. For many of us it marked the last time we worked from the office, the last time kids went to school in person, and the last time we moved about the world without a mask or two. Looking back, it’s really hard to imagine how much would be so different now. Joining me today to chat about what this year has been like and what things might look like moving forward is Gorgeous West, MA,APC,NCC. She and I chatted about what you might expect related to the pandemic anniversary, tips for digging deeper into your self care, managing jealousy and FOMO related to the vaccines, and what we’re looking forward to post pandemic. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Gorgeous https://fixingthefixer.com/ Instagram: @fixingthefixer Facebook: @fixingthefixer 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mar 10

40 min 53 sec

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. According to this article, ADHD symptoms in girls are often explained as character traits rather than ADHD. Girls might be thought of as spacey, as day-dreamer, forgetful, or chatty. Later in life, a woman might reach out for help for her ADHD, only to be diagnosed with depression or anxiety instead. To help us explore what it might look like to have a diagnosis of ADHD later in life, I am joined today by two very special guests. Inger Shaye Colzie, LCSW and René Brooks. During our conversations we chatted about the impact of being diagnosed with ADHD later in life, why Black women are commonly misdiagnosed, how a later in life diagnosis impacts things like self esteem and identity and some helpful tools and resources for anyone who may need them.  Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Translating ADHD Podcast The ADHD Good Life Podcast ADHD Self Evaluation for Women Where to Find Inger Shaye http://www.ingershaye.com/ Instagram: @ingershaye Facebook: @ingershaye Twitter: @ingershaye Facebook Group Where to Find René Brooks https://blackgirllostkeys.com/ Instagram: @blackgirllostkeys Facebook: @blackgirllostkeys Twitter: @blkgirllostkeys 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Mar 3

1 hr 11 min

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. While many of us may be familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), you might be less familiar with Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD). To help us understand the differences between the two and to provide some context for C-PTSD, today I’m joined by Licensed Psychologist Dr. Janelle Peifer. Dr. Peifer and I discussed some of the causes of CPTSD, how it impacts interpersonal relationships, how we often overlook experiences as traumatic, an example of what this might look like based on the Duke of Hastings from Bridgerton, and she shares some of her favorite resources for you to dig in a little further. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Peifer https://www.peiferpsychology.com/ https://www.onwardandoutward.org/ Instagram: @drjanelleatl Facebook: @onwardtherapy 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Feb 24

1 hr 3 min

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. We haven’t had one of these in a while but this week we’re back with an on the couch episode with Malcolm and Marie. Malcolm and Marie is of course the new movie on Netflix featuring Zendaya and John David Washington. Joining me to break down all of the many layers you can find in the film is Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Ayanna Abrams. Dr. Abrams and I chatted about the dynamics present between Malcolm & Marie, things we noticed while watching the movie, what it might look like for Malcolm & Marie to go to couples therapy after the evening in the film, and the kinds of things she might discuss with Marie if she came to therapy individually. This episode does contain spoilers. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Abrams https://www.ascensionbehavioralhealth.com/ Instagram: @dr_ayanna_a Facebook: @ascensionbehavioralhealth 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 Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc 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 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Feb 17

1 hr 8 min

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. We know that the world has been quite unpredictable and anxiety provoking for many of us as adults, but the kids in our lives are experiencing this as well. Joining us to shed some light on how to talk with kids about the things that have been happening and how to best support them is Licensed Psychologist Dr. Erlanger "Earl" Turner. Dr. Earl and I chatted about how to start difficult conversations with kids, the impact of such an uprooted routine and things to consider post pandemic, how to recognize if the kids in your life need additional support, and some of his favorite coping strategies to teach kids. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! https://www.therapyforblackkids.org/ https://www.apa.org/res https://www.nctsn.org/ Where to Find Dr. Earl http://www.drerlangerturner.com/ Instagram: @drearlturner Twitter: @drearlturner Facebook: @drearlturner Stay Connected If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Is there a topic you'd like covered or a question you'd like answered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession. Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Feb 10

51 min 43 sec

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. Like many of you I’ve been spending a considerable amount of time watching all of the shows and thought it would be fun to have a little recap of what’s been happening on a couple of my favorites and dig into some of the themes that have popped up. Joining me today to chat about the most recent episodes of This Is Us and Married at First Sight is Beverley Andre, LMFT. Related to This Is Us, Beverley and I chatted about the power of the stories we hold onto in our lives, the impact of grief as shown in the episode, the symbolism of water, and the importance of having nonjudgmental safe spaces like the ones that often exist with our aunties. We also chatted about the newest season of Married at First Sight. We discussed some of our thoughts about the compatibility and readiness of some of the couples, what you might want to think about before choosing to apply for this type of show, our thoughts about what indicates success for the couples, and of course some of the red flags that already seem to be popping up this season. This conversation does include spoilers for both shows! Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Beverley https://beheartcounseling.com/ Instagram: @yourfavoritemft Twitter: @yourfavoritemft Facebook: @yourfavoritemft Stay Connected If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Is there a topic you'd like covered or a question you'd like answered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession. Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Feb 3

58 min 45 sec

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. Like many things this past year, the experience of dating has looked a lot different and there are many more things to consider. To help us dig a little deeper into the current dating landscape, today we’re joined by Tennesha Wood, who is a dating coach, matchmaker, and founder of The Broom List; the first and only matchmaking firm dedicated to pairing marriage-minded Black professionals. Tennesha and I chatted about how dating has changed during the pandemic, what her work looks like as a matchmaker, suggestions for making your online dating profiles pop, and how to have honest conversations about your relationship expectations. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Tennesha https://www.tenneshawood.com/ Join The Broom List and mention TBG to get 20% off 6 month package of matchmaking services. Instagram: @tenneshawood Twitter: @tenneshawood Facebook: @tenneshawood Stay Connected If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Is there a topic you'd like covered or a question you'd like answered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession. Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jan 27

46 min 1 sec

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. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Jan 27

4 min 2 sec