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Black Men & Their Mental Health - 'Therapy-ish (ft. D. McKinnie)
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Black Men & Their Mental Health - 'Therapy-ish (ft. D. McKinnie)

In this week’s episode of ‘Therapy-ish, we sit down with D. McKinnie, a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing out of Arlington, TX, who specializes in working with children and adults who struggle with mood disorders and building coping skills. This episode is all about the the state of mental health for Black men in America today. Asha and D. talk everything from where Black men can find safe spaces in which to be vulnerable, why vulnerability can be looked down upon within the community, and how to find healthy outlets to practice self-care. Therapy-ish was created with the mindset of removing the stigma around mental health and to help bridge the gap from the streets to the office. Our goal is to educate listeners on new ways to go about seeking help, becoming more aware of where we are, discuss therapy in traditional and non-traditional ways with expressing new ways to move forward in the world. Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/therapy-ish/support Find us on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cravecounseling/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cravecounseling Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraveCounseling Twitter: https://twitter.com/CraveCounseling DISCLAIMER: While we are so thankful you've chosen to join in on our conversation between licensed mental health professionals, this podcast is not meant to substitute a relationship with a licensed mental health professional. Should the material of this episode be triggering or if you begin experiencing a mental health crisis, please visit your nearest mental health hospital, emergency room, or dial 911. And always remember we are human first and therapist second.
The Black Experience in Mental Health - 'Therapy-ish (ft. Amber "A.J." Jones)
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The Black Experience in Mental Health - 'Therapy-ish (ft. Amber "A.J." Jones)

In this week’s episode of ‘Therapy-ish, we sit down with Amber "A.J." Jones, a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing out of Sappho Sessions in Austin, TX, who specializes in working with clients who have experienced race-based trauma and those within LGBTQ+ communities of color. This episode is all about the general experience of Black Americans in the modern mental healthcare system. Asha and A.J. talk everything from navigating micro-aggressions, to the value of finding a therapist who looks like you or comes from a similar background, and the importance of occasionally gatekeeping sacred experiences and events within a culture. Therapy-ish was created with the mindset of removing the stigma around mental health and to help bridge the gap from the streets to the office. Our goal is to educate listeners on new ways to go about seeking help, becoming more aware of where we are, discuss therapy in traditional and non-traditional ways with expressing new ways to move forward in the world. Find A.J.! Sappho Sessions: https://sapphomentalhealth.com PsychologyToday: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/amber-a-j-jones-austin-tx/725464 Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/therapy-ish/support Find us on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cravecounse... TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cravecounseling Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraveCounseling Twitter: https://twitter.com/CraveCounseling DISCLAIMER: While we are so thankful you've chosen to join in on our conversation between licensed mental health professionals, this podcast is not meant to substitute a relationship with a licensed mental health professional. Should the material of this episode be triggering or if you begin experiencing a mental health crisis, please visit your nearest mental health hospital, emergency room, or dial 911. And always remember we are human first and therapist second.
Faith And Sexuality in the Black Community - 'Therapy-ish (ft. Dr. Marlon Johnson)
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Faith And Sexuality in the Black Community - 'Therapy-ish (ft. Dr. Marlon Johnson)

In this week’s episode of ‘Therapy-ish, we sit down with Dr. Marlon Johnson, a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing at Johnson Counseling & Consulting in Austin, TX, who specializes in working within the context of culturally-inclusive therapy for those facing mental health, spiritual, career, and identity issues. This episode is all about the experience of faith and sexuality, and how those two concepts are intertwined, within the Black community.. Asha and Marlon talk everything from the lived experience of growing up in a Black body, the unfortunate and all-too-common experiences of queer individuals who grow up in traditional Black families, and the importance of sexual education and how it should be delivered to young people. Therapy-ish was created with the mindset of removing the stigma around mental health and to help bridge the gap from the streets to the office. Our goal is to educate listeners on new ways to go about seeking help, becoming more aware of where we are, discuss therapy in traditional and non-traditional ways with expressing new ways to move forward in the world. Find Marlon: Johnson Counseling & Consulting: https://marlon-johnson.clientsecure.me PsychologyToday: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/marlon-johnson-austin-tx/801852 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/docjohnsonlpc/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/DocJohnsonLPC Support the podcast: https://anchor.fm/therapy-ish/support Find us on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cravecounse... TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cravecounseling Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraveCounseling Twitter: https://twitter.com/CraveCounseling DISCLAIMER: While we are so thankful you've chosen to join in on our conversation between licensed mental health professionals, this podcast is not meant to substitute a relationship with a licensed mental health professional. Should the material of this episode be triggering or if you begin experiencing a mental health crisis, please visit your nearest mental health hospital, emergency room, or dial 911. And always remember we are human first and therapist second.