Therapy for Black Girls

by podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com

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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly chat about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. Join your host, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, as she offers practical tips and strategies to improve your mental health, discusses the latest news and trends in mental health, pulls back the curtain on what happens in therapy sessions, and answers your listener questions.

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Last updated on September 22, 2020, 4:06 pm

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Session 25: What in the World is EMDR?

September 20, 2017 • 40m

The Therapy for Black GirlsTM 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 I chatted with Kelli Davis, Licensed Professional Counselor in Memphis, TN about EMDR, which is a treatment method designed to help people work through trauma. Kelli and I discussed what EMDR is, how she uses it with her clients, what concerns it is useful for, and how it differs from traditional talk therapy. Where to Find Kelli mercimemphis.org Kelli's YouTube Channel   Resources Mentioned The Body Keeps the Score In an Unspoken Voice EMDR International Association   If you're looking for a therapist in your area, make sure to check out the new & improved directory at therapyforblackgirls.com/directory If you are a therapist and would like to list your practice information in the directory, visit therapyforblackgirls.com/beinglisted To join the Therapy for Black Girls Thrive Tribe therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TBGinSession.   Please follow us: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls   If you have questions or would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com

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Session 147: How Are You Doing?

March 18, 2020 • 11m

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. A lot has changed in just a few days and lots of things feel very unknown and uncertain as it relates to the coronavirus, or COVID-19. This week I'm sharing a few thoughts  to perhaps give you some context for how you might be feeling and to some tips that might help you out in the coming weeks.   RESOURCES   Netflix Party Peloton App Info for Kids Text TRIBE to 741-741 to connect to the Crisis Text Line   If you have questions or other topics you'd like covered related to how the coronavirus is impacting your mental health, share them here.    If you need some extra support or just want an opportunity to connect with other sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.    If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.   Don't forget to grab a t-shirt, sweatshirt, mug, our breakup workbook, or a copy of our guided affirmation track 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

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Session 102: Why Am I Grieving Someone I Didn't Know?

April 10, 2019 • 14m

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.   In this week's episode I'm sharing my thoughts about the intense level of grief many seem to be experiencing following the death of Nipsey Hussle and the factors that may lead us to grieve someone even though we didn't personally know them. I also answered listener questions about dealing with a breakup when kids are involved and how to get experience as a therapist when you've been out of the field for a while.    Support our sponsor and grab your products from Naturalicious and don't forget to enter promo code JOY for 10% off your order.    If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Don't forget to grab a sweatshirt, mug, or a copy of our guided affirmation at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. To take the concepts from the podcast to the next level in a community of supportive sisters, join us in The Yellow Couch Collective.  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

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Session 101: Increasing Sexual Confidence

April 03, 2019 • 34m

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. In today’s episode, we’re chatting about how you can increase your confidence related to sexuality and how a lack of confidence sometimes leads to us feeling less aroused. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Pia Holec. Dr. Holec and I discussed some of the issues that can chip away at our confidence related to sexuality, some of the concerns that lead to sex being less pleasurable or even painful, how you can talk with your partner about getting your needs met, and she shared how she uses sensate focused therapy with couples in her practice.    Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!   Where to Find Dr. Holec https://www.resiliencechicago.com/pia-holec Instagram: @sexdrpia   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. 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    

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Session 66: All the Details About ADHD

July 18, 2018 • 52m

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. Today's episode gives you the rundown on everything you ever wanted to know about ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Dawn Kamilah Brown, a double-board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist in Texas. Dr. Dawn and I chatted about the symptoms of ADHD, why the diagnosis is often missed, how to know if your child might need to be evaluated, treatment for ADHD, and she clears up some common misconceptions about medication.     Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!  http://www.chadd.org/ https://www.additudemag.com/   Where to Find Dr. Dawn https://www.drdawnpsychmd.com/ Dr. Dawn's Facebook Group Facebook: @drdawnpsychmd Instagram: @drdawnpsychmd Twitter: @drdawnpsychmd If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. Join me for this week's Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET. 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

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Session 48: Career Questions Answered

March 14, 2018 • 46m

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This week's episode features Dr. Marian Higgins, Licensed Professional Counselor & Career Counselor. Dr. Higgins and I discussed how you can find a career that’s a good fit for you, managing stress and microagressions in the workplace, some of the common mistakes you may be making in your career, and she shared all of her favorite career resources. Resources Mentioned Salary.com Paycheckcity.com Let Your Life Speak- Parker Palmer Ask for It- Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever   Where to Find Dr. Higgins https://www.beinspiredllc.com Twiiter: @marianspeaks   Today's episode is brought to you through a partnership with Med-IQ, an accredited medical education company that provides an exceptional educational experience for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals to raise awareness about depression. This partnership was made possible by a grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Lundbeck. Please help us in our efforts to share more information about depression by completing the brief survey about depression at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/MedIQ. After completion, you can be entered to win 1 of 10 $100 VISA gift cards by emailing surveydepression.com If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. 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

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session 156: Managing Loneliness

May 20, 2020 • 37m

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. Our favorite friendship researcher, Dr. Marisa G. Franco is back with us this week to chat about managing loneliness. Dr. Franco and I chatted about the 3 different types of loneliness, how to tell if we’re struggling with loneliness, and tips for overcoming loneliness.  Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Support Our Sponsor Don’t forget to show our sponsor some love by going to helixsleep.com/therapyforblackgirls to get up to 200 dollars off your mattress orders and two free pillows. Where to Find Dr. Franco www.drmarisagfranco.com Instagram: @drmarisagfranco Twitter: @drmarisagfranco Subscribe to Dr. Franco's Youtube Page Check out Dr. Franco on Session 118 of the podcast discussing Making Friends As an Adult 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. 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  

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Session 59: On the Couch with Nova Bordelon

May 30, 2018 • 36m

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. Today's episode is an On the Couch Session with Nova Bordelon from the hit OWN show, Queen Sugar. For this episode I am joined by Shena Tubbs. Shena is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate in Houston, TX. She specializes in treating women with intimacy disorders, trauma, and sexually compulsive behaviors or addictions. Shena and I chatted about some of the concerns that might bring Nova to therapy, how the Bordelon family history adds perspective to Nova's concerns, some of the techniques she might use with her in therapy, and she shared some of her favorite resources in case you might have similar concerns.    Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books Shena mentioned!  Suddenly Celibate   Where to Find Shena http://www.shenathetherapist.com/ http://www.blackgirlsheal.org/ Twitter: @shenatherapy Facebook: @shenatubbs Instagram: @shenathetherapist, @_blackgirlsheal   If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. 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

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Session 65: Working Well

July 11, 2018 • 46m

    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. Maintaining your mental health while working in a less than favorable environment can be tough. Fpr today's episode I chatted with Farah Harris, LCPC who specializes in helping people to be well in the workplace. Farah and I chatted about dealing with microagressions in the workplace, how improving your emotional intelligence and setting boundaries can help you to deal with work stress, how employers can provide perks that actually help their employees, and her thoughts on the myth of work-life balance.   Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!    Where to Find Farah https://farahharrislcpc.com/ Farah's Self Care Planner  Facebook: @farahharrislcpc Instagram: @farahharrislcpc   If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. Join Dr. Joy for this week's Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET. 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    

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Session 85: Managing Our Many Roles

November 28, 2018 • 24m

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. For this week's episode, we're looking at the multiple roles we might have as women and how these roles can impact how we see ourselves. For this conversation I was joined by Sara Elysée, LMHC and we chatted about some of the ways our multiple roles as women impact our identity, how to hold on to who we are after life transitions, mommy guilt, and how to manage all of these roles while making sure to take care of ourselves. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Luvvie Ajayi's podcast, Rants & Randomness Myleik Teele's podcast, My Taught You   Where to Find Sara https://www.soundmindwellness.com/ Facebook: @soundmindwellness Twitter: @SaraElysee Instagram: @saraelyseeofficial   If you're ready to develop valuable skills to help you thrive in your life and relationships, join our community of incredible women in the Yellow Couch Collective.  If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. The TBG Merch store is open for business! Shop therapyforblackgirls.com/shop to grab a new tee or mug! Join me for this week's Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET. 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

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Session 63: Healing After Childhood Sexual Abuse

June 27, 2018 • 34m

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.   Some studies suggest that as many as 60% of Black girls experience a sexual assault by the age of 18 so sadly many of us and our loved ones have been touched in some way by childhood sexual abuse. Today, I am joined by Jessica Lang, LMFT.  Jessica and I chatted about some of the common concerns that come up for survivors of childhood sexual abuse, what treatment might look like, how to deal if your child comes to you with a report of abuse, and she shared her favorite resources.   Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!    Where to Find Jessica https://jessicalangtherapy.com/ Twitter: @jlangtherapy Facebook: @jlangMAPsychology Instagram: @jessica_lang_lmft   If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. Join me for this week's Three for Thursday chat on FB & IG Live, Thursday at 12 noon ET. 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

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Session 47: The Psychology Behind Black Panther

March 07, 2018 • 44m

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This week's episode features Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Parent Coach, Mercedes Samudio. Mercedes and I did a deep dive into the Psychology behind Black Panther. We discussed the importance of representation and how that impacts our mental health, the messages we received about Black womanhood, the strong attachment we all have seemed to develop to the characters, and why so many of us have had to see it over and over again. Resources Mentioned The Psychology of Character Bonding https://www.thecredits.org/2013/07/the-psychology-of-character-bonding-why-we-feel-a-real-connection-to-actors/ Why On-Screen Representation Really Matters https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-on-screen-representation-matters_us_58aeae96e4b01406012fe49d The Reality of Our Relationships with Imaginary Characters https://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2015/08/10/spotlight-tedx-talk-the-reality-of-our-relationships-with-imaginary-characters/   Where to Find Mercedes https://www.shameproofparenting.com Facebook: @ShameProofParenting Twitter: @Parentskillz Instagram: @ShameProofParenting Check out the last time Mercedes was on the podcast discussing Shame Proof Parenting https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/session9     If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. To keep digging into today's topic and other topics discussed on the podcast, join the Facebook group at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/tribe. Want a behind the scenes look at what I'm reading, watching, and learning, sign up for my weekly newsletter https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/sweettea 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

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