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Therapy for Black Girls

290 EpisodesProduced by iHeartPodcasts and Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D.Website

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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Session 270: What You Need to Know About Enneagrams

August 10th, 2022

52:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 269: Digging Deeper Into Our Relationship to Food & Nutrition

August 3rd, 2022

48:51

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 268: Red Lip Theology with Candice Benbow

July 27th, 2022

42:37

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

BONUS: Mantras to Help Hang Up Your Cape

July 22nd, 2022

2:44

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 267: A Deep Dive Into Cults

July 20th, 2022

39:02

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 266: Am I My Therapist's Favorite Client? And Other Things You Might Be Wondering

July 13th, 2022

59:40

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 265: An Oral History of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July 6th, 2022

44:36

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 264: Mental Health In The Music Industry

June 29th, 2022

38:12

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 263: Children & The COVID-19 Vaccine

June 22nd, 2022

31:49

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 262: Exploring Asexuality & Aromanticism

June 15th, 2022

36:15

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 261: Shining Bright with Danyel Smith

June 8th, 2022

49:10

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

BONUS: Saying Goodbye to This Is Us

June 3rd, 2022

47:25

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 260: Black Women & Online Dating

June 1st, 2022

48:48

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Holding Space For You

May 25th, 2022

2:52

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 259: Black Women & Digital Communities

May 18th, 2022

41:02

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

TBG Library: Patriarchy Blues

May 11th, 2022

35:08

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Bonus: Producers' Chat On Season 1 of Bel-Air

May 6th, 2022

40:46

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 258: The Importance of Black Joy

May 4th, 2022

42:58

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

TBG Library: Truth's Table

April 29th, 2022

52:11

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 257: Navigating Career Growth

April 27th, 2022

46:18

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 256: Black Women In Competitive Sports

April 20th, 2022

40:08

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 255: Honoring Black Maternal Health Week with NATAL

April 13th, 2022

42:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 254: Black Women In the Workplace

April 6th, 2022

43:13

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 253: Common Cannabis Misconceptions

March 30th, 2022

39:49

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 252: The Relationship Between Happiness & Minimalism

March 23rd, 2022

47:52

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 251: What We're Watching, Love Is Blind

March 16th, 2022

48:31

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Bonus: Test Anxiety & Kids

March 11th, 2022

21:34

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 250: The Dynamics of Black Women Working With Black Women Therapists

March 9th, 2022

43:54

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 249: What's Missing From the Conversation About Black Women & Suicide

March 2nd, 2022

1:00:12

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 248: What We're Watching: Bel-Air

February 23rd, 2022

1:21:25

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 247: Improving Communication Skills

February 16th, 2022

36:54

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 246: Managing Creator Burnout

February 9th, 2022

31:34

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 245: Egg Freezing & Fertility

February 2nd, 2022

46:36

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 244: Buying Your First Home

January 26th, 2022

37:39

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 243: Establishing New Routines

January 19th, 2022

41:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 242: Developing Your Personal Style

January 12th, 2022

39:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 241: How to Get Started With Beautifying Your Home

January 5th, 2022

40:19

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Insecure Finale: Producers' Conversation

January 2nd, 2022

29:33

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 240: Some Final Thoughts On Insecure

December 29th, 2021

1:08:49

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 239: Journaling for a New Year

December 22nd, 2021

35:46

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 238: Decisions, Decisions

December 15th, 2021

46:08

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 237: Cyberbullying & Online Harassment

December 8th, 2021

45:16

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 236: Healing Through Sound Meditation & Breathwork

December 1st, 2021

49:15

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 235: ICYMI, Steadying Yourself for the Holidays

November 24th, 2021

12:58

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

A Loving Reminder: When the News Is Difficult

November 20th, 2021

4:44

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Bonus: Issa & Nathan Try Again?

November 19th, 2021

30:25

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 234: Friends, Family, & Finances

November 17th, 2021

43:28

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 233: What Not to Do When Co-Parenting

November 10th, 2021

55:47

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 232: A Conversation on Gynecologic Health

November 3rd, 2021

35:56

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 231: The Beginning of the End, Saying Goodbye to Insecure

October 27th, 2021

47:02

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 230: Surrogacy & Egg Donation

October 20th, 2021

41:53

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 229: 10 More Ways to Optimize Your Mental Health

October 13th, 2021

22:19

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 228: Supporting the Fight for Reproductive Justice

October 6th, 2021

33:19

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 227: Exploring Your Afro-Latina Identity

September 29th, 2021

36:14

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 226: How Our Sex Lives Changed During the Pandemic

September 22nd, 2021

42:33

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 225: Getting Better Sleep

September 15th, 2021

42:56

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 224: ICYMI, Slaying Your Anxiety

September 8th, 2021

39:58

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 223: Finding Support in Recovery

September 1st, 2021

43:54

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 222: How Horror Films Help Us Process Life

August 25th, 2021

44:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 221: A Conversation About Psychiatric Medications

August 18th, 2021

45:15

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 220: Black Women Athletes Reimagining Sports

August 11th, 2021

41:46

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 219: Romance Novels for Black Women

August 4th, 2021

46:56

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 218: Exploring the Landscape of Black Women In Reality TV

July 28th, 2021

49:54

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 217: What Influences How We See Ourselves & Others?

July 21st, 2021

39:49

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 216: Practicing African Traditional Religions

July 14th, 2021

42:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 215: Black Women & Serial Violence

July 7th, 2021

44:57

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Join us for "The Skin I'm In"

July 1st, 2021

3:07

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 …

Session 214: Finding the Right Therapist For You

June 30th, 2021

12:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 213: In The Circle w/ Deleesa

June 23rd, 2021

30:10

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 212: Exploring Father Daughter Relationships

June 16th, 2021

43:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 211: How Music & Dance Impact Our Mental Health

June 9th, 2021

1:06:31

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 210: Exploring African Traditional Religions

June 2nd, 2021

38:48

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 209: Checking In with Michelle Williams

May 26th, 2021

37:20

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 208: Married at First Sight

May 19th, 2021

45:02

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Bonus: Angela Tucker On Transracial Adoptions

May 14th, 2021

36:19

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 207: Transracial Adoptions

May 12th, 2021

38:27

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 206: Your Questions Answered

May 5th, 2021

29:21

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 205: The Connection Between Menstrual Health & Mental Health

April 28th, 2021

39:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 204: Some Thoughts On Body Image

April 21st, 2021

42:17

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 203: Exploring Gender

April 14th, 2021

46:40

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 202: ICYMI, Shedding Your Superwoman Status

April 7th, 2021

36:31

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 201: Vetting Your Relationship Advice

March 31st, 2021

45:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 200: It's A Celebration

March 24th, 2021

35:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 199: Maintaining Digital Boundaries

March 17th, 2021

46:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 198: One Year Later

March 10th, 2021

36:06

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 197: ADHD Diagnosis Later In Life

March 3rd, 2021

1:05:40

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 196: Understanding Complex PTSD

February 24th, 2021

57:50

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 195: On the Couch with Malcolm & Marie

February 17th, 2021

1:01:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 194: Helping Kids Cope

February 10th, 2021

46:00

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 193: What We're Watching!

February 3rd, 2021

53:01

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 192: The Current Dating Landscape

January 27th, 2021

40:21

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Hey Y'all! Welcome to Therapy for Black Girls

January 27th, 2021

4:02

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 191: Community Check-In for Inauguration Day

January 20th, 2021

15:44

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 190: Creating Calm Through Meditation & Affirmations

January 13th, 2021

58:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 189: Learning About Self Through Astrology

January 6th, 2021

56:08

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 188: Wrapping Up 2020

December 30th, 2020

6:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 187: FAQ's About the COVID-19 Vaccines

December 23rd, 2020

52:15

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 186: The Joy of Jingle Jangle

December 16th, 2020

39:17

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 185: Single Life During the Pandemic

December 9th, 2020

47:33

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 184: FAQ's About Therapy & Insurance

December 2nd, 2020

1:08:44

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 183: Seasonal Depression During the Pandemic

November 25th, 2020

44:43

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 182: Consensual Non-Monogamy

November 18th, 2020

49:54

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 181: Post-Election Reflections

November 11th, 2020

50:38

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 180: All About Tarot

November 4th, 2020

48:01

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 179: The Role of Nostalgia in Managing Anxiety

October 28th, 2020

45:41

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 178: Taking Action & Taking Care of Ourselves

October 21st, 2020

39:57
To help try and make sense of what’s been happening for the past couple of months, I’m joined today by my colleague and soror, Dr. Riana Elyse …

Session 177: Black Women & Intimate Partner Violence

October 14th, 2020

35:08
Today we’re digging into why there continues to be such a disparity in the way intimate partner violence is regarded when it involves Black women. …

Session 176: Exploring Bipolar Disorders

October 7th, 2020

40:03
Bipolar disorders are among the most commonly misunderstood disorders when it comes to mental illness. There is still a lot of confusion about how …

Session 175: Homeschooling Considerations

September 30th, 2020

53:50
Schooling likely looks very different for many families these days and there are many options to consider. We've heard from many members of our …

Session 174: Sex Positivity Throughout the Lifespan

September 23rd, 2020

49:00
Grab your tickets for our Sex Positive September Celebration at sexpositiveseptember.com. Today, Tanya Bass, also known as the Southern Sexologist …

Session 173: Repairing Our Relationship to Nature

September 16th, 2020

44:06
Today we’ll be chatting about the ways the Black community has been disconnected from nature and the impact it has. For this conversation I was joined by J. Phoenix Smith, MSW. She and I chatted about her practice of …

Session 172: Plant Parenthood Is More Than A Trend

September 9th, 2020

58:41
If your Instagram feed looks anything like mine, for months you’ve probably been seeing tons of beautiful sisters in their homes surrounded by lots …

Session 171: Managing Suicidal Thoughts

September 2nd, 2020

11:33
We started this conversation last week when I shared a few questions for you to check in with yourself about your mental health. Given that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, I thought it was important to …

Session 170: Community Check In

August 26th, 2020

11:10
I thought it was time for us to do another community check in given that there continue to be so many threats to our mental health. If you are not ok …

Session 169: Affirming Your Queer Identity

August 19th, 2020

1:04:00
We know that our experiences of sexuality are as varied as we are and wanted to spend some time today digging into what it means to affirm your identity as a Queer person. For this conversation I was joined by Mychelle …

Session 168: Women, Agency, & Pleasure

August 12th, 2020

44:08
Dr. Lexx Brown-James is back with us this week to chat about Cardi B & Meg the Stallion's newest release, WAP. Dr. Lexx and I chatted about the stereotypes that are often invoked in commentary about Black women’s …

Session 167: The Importance of Self Compassion

August 5th, 2020

46:02
If there’s anything we can use right now and in the coming months, it’s self compassion! Today I’m joined by Dr. Kristin Neff to chat about the many …

Session 166: Black Girls In Gaming

July 29th, 2020

37:09
Dr. Boone and I chatted about why so many of us have turned to games like Animal Crossing during the pandemic, the evolution she’s seen in terms of …

Session 165: Let's Chill With the Quarantine 15 Jokes

July 22nd, 2020

39:24
Dr. Brooks and I discussed the link between trauma and eating disorders, why there has been a spike in disordered eating during the pandemic, how to recognize if your relationship with food has become unhealthy, and the …

Session 164: Do Relationships Have to Be Hard Work?

July 15th, 2020

47:05
Dr. Lexx and I chatted about where these messages about partnership come from, what she considers the real work of partnership to be, 4 warning signs you want to be on the lookout for in your relationship, and she …

Session 163: 4 Mental Health Tasks to Prioritize

July 8th, 2020

9:27
We’re officially at the half way point in the year and July is always an important time as it’s the month that has been coined Minority Mental Health …

Session 162: Processing Our Collective Grief

July 1st, 2020

38:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 161: Parenting In A Pandemic

June 24th, 2020

45:29

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 160: A Not So Happy Ending

June 17th, 2020

1:13:44
Dr. Donna Oriowo, M.Ed, MSW, CST is back to debrief on the season 4 finale of Insecure. This week, she and I chatted about what happened between …

Session 159: Molly's Back In Therapy

June 10th, 2020

1:22:08

Dr. Donna Oriowo, M.Ed, MSW, CST is back for another Insecure debrief this week! She and I chatted about what’s happening with Issa & Lawrence, …

Session 158: What's Next for Issa & Lawrence?

June 3rd, 2020

50:29
Dr. Donna Oriowo, M.Ed, MSW, CST is back for another Insecure debrief this week! She and I chatted about the conditions that had to exist for Issa & Lawrence to be able to have that conversation, how you might know …

Session 157: 20 More Questions for 2020

May 27th, 2020

6:28
In the last podcast episode of 2019, I shared 20 questions designed to help you set the tone for this year. Undoubtedly this year looks very different than we all imagined so it felt appropriate as we head into the …

Session 156: Managing Loneliness

May 20th, 2020

37:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 155: Can Issa & Molly Recover?

May 13th, 2020

1:03:10

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 154: When Friendships Change

May 6th, 2020

8:25

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 153: Q&A with Dr. Oni Blackstock

April 29th, 2020

51:29

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 152: Building Your Coping Kit

April 22nd, 2020

8:40

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 151: Lowkey Unaware

April 15th, 2020

47:27

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 150: All About Virtual Therapy

April 8th, 2020

30:29

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 149: Your Questions Answered

April 1st, 2020

11:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 148: Talking to Kids About Race

March 25th, 2020

29:00

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 147: How Are You Doing?

March 18th, 2020

11:24

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 146: The Challenges of Black Women Physicians

March 11th, 2020

33:47

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 145: Managing Anxiety About the Coronavirus

March 4th, 2020

5:47

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Bonus: Longevity in Business

February 28th, 2020

35:44
In the finale of this series, you’ll hear my conversation with Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall who serves as Senior Medical Advisor at Pfizer. Dr. Freda and I chatted about the work that she’s done around health disparities, the …

Session 144: 10 Tips for Taking Up Space

February 26th, 2020

7:55

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Bonus: Resilience in Business

February 21st, 2020

28:32
In part 2 of the series, you’ll hear my conversation with Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar. Melissa and I chatted about her journey in starting the lip bar, the grief that comes with scaling a business, what she’s learned …

Session 143: All About Phobias

February 19th, 2020

31:44
This week, Mandisa Jones, LCSW,  joins us to discuss phobias. Mandisa and I chatted about what phobias are and how they’re different from our everyday fears, some common misconceptions about phobias, how they impact …

Bonus: Sisterhood in Business

February 14th, 2020

35:30
In this bonus episode brought to you with the support of Pfizer, Dr. Key Hallmon and I chatted about what sisterhood can look like in business, her definition of the modern village, practical ways we can create …

Session 142: Can you heal in the environment that hurt you?

February 12th, 2020

40:57

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 141: Considerations In Situationships

February 5th, 2020

8:31

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 140: Healing After An Abortion

January 29th, 2020

22:43

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 139: Journaling Exercise for Self Reflection

January 22nd, 2020

6:19

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 138: Being Introverted vs. Social Anxiety

January 15th, 2020

31:25

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 137: Protect Your Dream

January 8th, 2020

9:36

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 136: 20 Questions for 2020

December 18th, 2019

13:44
In today's episode I'm sharing 20 questions to help you set the tone for your 2020.

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Session 135: Is It A Full Body Yes?

December 11th, 2019

46:00

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 134: The Impact of Racial Trauma

December 4th, 2019

38:31

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 133: Communicating with Your Teen Daughter

November 20th, 2019

40:26

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 132: Reimagining Single Life

November 13th, 2019

42:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 131: Living Well In Order to Die Well

November 6th, 2019

25:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 130: The Challenges of Black Women in Leadership

October 30th, 2019

34:10

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 129: What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

October 23rd, 2019

33:15

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 128: Why Do We Procrastinate?

October 16th, 2019

33:22
For today's episode, I wanted to chat with someone to help us try to figure out what might actually be behind all the procrastinating we do in our lives. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Mahlet Endale. We …

Session 127: Your Questions About Therapy Answered

October 9th, 2019

8:39

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 126: Dealing with a Fear of Rejection

October 2nd, 2019

8:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 125: Maintaining Freedom While in Relationships

September 25th, 2019

35:43

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 124: Play Therapy Isn't Just for Kids

September 18th, 2019

46:01

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 123: Aunt Vi's Evolution

September 11th, 2019

40:52

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 122: A Deep Dive on Queen Sugar

September 4th, 2019

44:34

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 121: Healing Comes In Many Forms

August 28th, 2019

45:47

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 120: Helping Children Regulate Their Emotions

August 21st, 2019

45:36

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 119: When You're Ghosted

August 14th, 2019

7:35

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 118: Making Friends As An Adult

August 7th, 2019

48:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 117: Jealousy in Friendships

July 31st, 2019

8:48

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 116: Using Therapy to Craft Your Hot Girl Summer

July 24th, 2019

36:35

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 115: What to Expect at Your First Session

July 17th, 2019

10:09

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 114: Things to Consider As a Stepparent

July 10th, 2019

41:06

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 113: Recognizing & Managing Trauma

June 26th, 2019

31:11

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Let's Revisit Your 2019 Goals

June 19th, 2019

8:36
In this week's episode I want to check in with you about the goals you set for yourself for 2019. How's your progress? Are you stuck anywhere and need a reset? Let's chat.  Did you miss the episode from last year about …

Considerations When Coparenting

June 12th, 2019

33:16
Dr. Audrey Townsel is back with us this week to discuss coparenting. She and I chatted about the different possibilities for coparenting relationships, some of the main concerns that get in the way of being able to …

On the Couch with Aunt Vi of Queen Sugar

June 5th, 2019

42:39
The 4th season of Queen Sugar premieres on June 12, 2019 and we're celebrating by digging a little deeper into one of my favorite characters on the show, Aunt Vi. For this conversation, I was joined by LaShasta Bell, …

Teen Girls & Bullying

May 29th, 2019

40:29
In today’s episode, we're digging into the impact that bullying can have on teenage girls. For this conversation I was joined by De'Asia Thompson, …

Finding Your People

May 22nd, 2019

12:40
In this week's episode I'm sharing my suggestions for places you can look to find your tribe!

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Am I Doing This Right? And 5 Other Questions About Therapy

May 15th, 2019

18:00
In this week's episode I'm sharing my thoughts about some of the most common questions I get about therapy and the therapeutic process. 

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When Mother's Day Is Painful

May 8th, 2019

19:03
In this week's episode I'm sharing tips to take care of yourself if Mother's Day is painful for you due to a complicated relationship with your …

Living Single

May 1st, 2019

44:11

For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Melissa Robinson-Brown, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Mel and I chatted about how hard and frustrating it can …

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

April 24th, 2019

30:04
In today’s episode, we’re digging into Prolonged Exposure Therapy. For this conversation I was joined by Jason Phillips, LCSW. Jason and I chatted …

Partnering With Your PCP

April 17th, 2019

34:08
For this conversation I was joined by Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Magdala Chery. Dr. Chery and I discussed how primary care …

Why Am I Grieving Someone I Didn't Know?

April 10th, 2019

14:26
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 …

Increasing Sexual Confidence

April 3rd, 2019

33:53
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 …

5 Lessons I've Learned From Podcasting

March 27th, 2019

17:28
It's a celebration y'all! We're celebrating 100 episodes of the podcast and I shared 5 lessons I've learned from podcasting that just might help you too. 

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Taking Care of Yourself After A Breakup

March 20th, 2019

10:49
In this week's episode I share 5 tips to help you take care of yourself after a breakup. 

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Showing Up When You Want to Lay Down

March 13th, 2019

37:18
In this week's episode, Melissa Ifill, LCSW is back with us to share tips on how to show up in your life even when things get tough. Melissa shared the 4 steps she uses with her clients to help them show up during the …

Chakras for Beginners

March 6th, 2019

44:39
In this week's episode, Eliza Boquin, MA, LMFT, joins us to give us an introduction to chakras. Eliza and I talked about what chakras are, how you can tell if one of yours is blocked, what this means, how our chakras …

Exploring Vulnerability

February 27th, 2019

27:12
n this week's episode we're digging into vulnerability. For this conversation I was joined by Chasity Chandler, LMHC, MCAP, ICADC, CST, CDWF. Chasity …

Unpacking Toxic Masculinity

February 20th, 2019

37:09
In this week's episode we're unpacking toxic masculinity. For this conversation, I was joined by Dr. Alduan Tartt, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Tartt …

Keep Your Eyes On Your Own Paper

February 13th, 2019

10:15
In this week's episode I shared my thoughts about something that seems to be coming up more and more in conversation, comparing ourselves to others. I shared several reasons this is dangerous and some tips to help you …

Managing Valentine's Day Stress

February 6th, 2019

6:51
In this week's episode I shared a few tips to help you manage Valentine' Day stress whether you're single or in a relationship. 

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Life With A Bipolar Disorder

January 30th, 2019

40:23
In this week's episode we are exploring life with a bipolar disorder diagnosis. For this conversation, I was joined by Melissa Ifill, LCSW. Melissa …

The Importance of Physical Activity

January 23rd, 2019

30:39
In this week's episode we dig into the importance of physical activity. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Jacque Strait. Dr. Jacque and I chatted about some of the benefits we can experience from physical …

What Every Parent Should Know About Perpetrators of Child Sexual Abuse

January 16th, 2019

43:02
For this conversation I was joined by Spirit, LPC. Spirit and I chatted about some of the tactics used by perpetrators to prey on children, what we mean we talk about “the grooming process," how we can talk with our …

Making Peace with Your Body

January 9th, 2019

36:38
For today’s episode, we're exploring how we can be more in sync with our bodies. Our guest for this episode is Ivy Felicia. Ivy and I chatted about some of the issues that get in the way of us being at peace with our …

New Year, New Me

December 19th, 2018

6:25
2019 is almost here and I'm sure many of your are busy thinking about upgrades and changes you'd like to make in your life. In this episode I shared 7 tips to help you as you go about making your list. 

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Entrepreneurship & Mental Health

December 12th, 2018

35:15
For today’s episode, we’re digging into some of the common challenges that come up for entrepreneurs that can impact our mental health. For this conversation, I was joined by Samara Stone, LCSW-C. Samara and I chatted …

The Gift of Boundaries

December 5th, 2018

33:23
For today’s episode, we’re digging a little deeper into the importance of boundaries and how they protect us. For this conversation I was joined by Kim Knight. LMHC. Kim and I chatted about why it’s so important to set …

Managing Our Many Roles

November 28th, 2018

24:27
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 …

A Few Things to Consider

November 21st, 2018

6:23
In this week's episode I shared my thoughts about all of the unsolicited advice Black women seem to get about who we need to be to be partnered and …

Life After Divorce

November 14th, 2018

30:52
For this week's episode, we're exploring many of the transitions that occur after a divorce. For this conversation I was joined by Chautè Thompson, LMHC who is a therapist in Florida. Chautè and I discussed some of the …

Stop Shoulding On Yourself

November 7th, 2018

9:02
In this week's episode I discuss how our language impacts our mental health, specifically when it's filled with things we "should" do or be and …

What's Your Relationship to Substances?

October 31st, 2018

35:18
For this week's episode, we're helping you explore your relationship with substances. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Delishia Pittman. Dr. Pittman and I discussed how you can tell if your use of substances …

Sexual Freedom

October 24th, 2018

28:36
For this week's episode, we dive into some of the double standards that exist when discussing women's vs. men's sexuality. For this conversation I am joined by Shamyra Howard, LCSW. Shamyra and I discussed why this …

Managing Struggles with Fertility

October 17th, 2018

42:58
This week I'm joined by another one of my incredible line sisters to discuss struggles with fertility. Our guest therapist this week is Licensed …

Mindfulness

October 10th, 2018

45:42
Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSWC is back with us this week to talk all about mindfulness. Shawna and I chatted about the definition of mindfulness, she …

The Truth About Self Care

October 3rd, 2018

27:31
In today's episode we talk all about the truth about self-care.  For this conversation I was joined by Maria Davis-Pierre, LMHC. Maria and I chatted all about what self care actually is, how self care has been …

Pregnancy & Postpartum Concerns

September 26th, 2018

37:20
Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway, LPC, NCC, DCC, ACS about what life can look like during pregnancy, …

Do You Self-Sabotage?

September 19th, 2018

8:55
This week, by request, we're chatting about self-sabotage. What it is, why we do it, and how to stop!

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Body Image & Black Women Athletes

September 12th, 2018

31:05
Today's episode features my conversation with Natalie Graves, LCSW, CADC, all about Black women athletes and body image. Natalie and I discussed some of the common concerns Black women athletes face, how Black women’s …

What Was Your U.S. Open Moment

September 9th, 2018

5:28
This booster session was inspired by this weekend's U.S. Open during which Serena Williams was unfairly penalized. This happened for the world to see but all Black women have their own version of this story. In this …

When Trust is Broken

September 5th, 2018

44:27
Today's episode focuses on what happens when trust has been violated in a relationship and how to repair it. For this conversation I was joined by …

Are You Being Honest with Your Therapist

September 3rd, 2018

5:04
This booster session was inspired by HBO's Insecure, Season 3, Episode 4. In this episode we saw that Molly is still meeting with her therapist (YAY) …

Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver

August 29th, 2018

37:14
Today's episode features my conversation with Reinette Arnold, LCSW, MAC, FVIP about taking care of your mental health as a caregiver. Reinetter …

Building Intentional Relationships

August 22nd, 2018

31:43
Today's episode features my conversation with Melissa Dumaz, LMFT about creating intentional relationships with our partners. Melissa and I chatted about the best ways to be more intentional in your relationship, how to …

Session 71: Social Media & Mental Health

August 15th, 2018

42:31
Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Audrey Townsel, a Licensed Psychologist in Memphis, TN and my line sister. :) Dr. Townsel and I …

Session 70: Hella Loose Boundaries

August 13th, 2018

6:51
Today's session is a booster session because I just couldn't wait to share my thoughts about the Season 3 premiere of HBO's Insecure and why I think …

Session 69: Healing Intergenerational Trauma

August 8th, 2018

28:20
Today's episode features my conversation with Shaketa Robinson-Bruce, a National Certified Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA. Shaketa and I chatted about the definition of intergenerational …

Session 68: Healing After Miscarriage

August 1st, 2018

47:44
Today's episode features my conversation with Jeanae Hopgood, LMFT, a couples & family therapist, clinical sexologist and sexuality educator in …

Session 67: On the Couch with Tasha & James St. Patrick

July 25th, 2018

37:00
Today we have an On the Couch episode featuring Tasha & James (Ghost) St. Patrick of the hit show on STARZ, Power. For this episode I was joined …

Session 66: All the Details About ADHD

July 18th, 2018

51:31
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 …

Session 65: Working Well

July 11th, 2018

45:37
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 …

Session 64: Managing Social Anxiety

July 4th, 2018

8:44
This episodes shares strategies that can help anyone who may be struggling with social anxiety disorder. 

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Session 63: Healing After Childhood Sexual Abuse

June 27th, 2018

34:13
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 …

Session 62: Lessons from the Red Table

June 20th, 2018

17:12
My favorite episode of Red Table Talk so far has been the one that featured a conversation between Jada and Gabrielle Union about this weird tension that existed between them for years. This conversation highlighted an …

Session 61: Is Virtual Therapy for Me?

June 13th, 2018

32:06
For this episode I’m joined by Melissa Douglass, LCSW who has an entirely virtual practice in St Louis. Melissa and I discussed some of the differences between traditional and virtual therapy, how you can decide if it’s …

Session 60: Colorism & Texturism

June 6th, 2018

33:28
Unpacking the issues in our community related to skin color and hair texture can be difficult, but it's necessary. Today's episode features my …

Session 59: On the Couch with Nova Bordelon

May 30th, 2018

35:42
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, LPC. Shena and I chatted about some of the concerns that might bring Nova …

Session 58: Gender Affirmative Spaces

May 23rd, 2018

39:57
For today's episode I am joined by Adrienne Michelle, LMFT. Adrienne is a QPOC therapist specializing in working with youth, adults, families and …

Session 57: The Do's of Dating

May 16th, 2018

37:47
Today I am joined by the millennial dating coach Marquita Johnson. Marquita is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor, and distance credentialed counselor. Her specialties include women …

Session 56: Degrees & Depression

May 9th, 2018

12:36
This week's episode is dedicated to all the college grads! Right now you may be more ecstatic and thrilled than you've ever been in your life, but …

Session 55: Getting Rid of Sexual Shame

May 2nd, 2018

41:06
For today's episode I am joined by Dr. Lexx Brown James, LMFT. She enjoys educating people on building intimacy, getting to pleasure, and training professionals on how to work with sexuality based topics in trauma …

Session 54: Shedding Your Superwoman Status

April 25th, 2018

42:17
For this episode I am joined by Licensed Professional Counselor & Nationally Certified Counselor, Spirit. Spirit and I discussed the key characteristics of the Black Superwoman, how this construct was developed, how …

Session 53: The Truth About Narcissism

April 18th, 2018

49:05
Today's episode features my conversation with Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Postdoctoral Psychologist, Dr. Natalie Jones. Dr. Jones …

Session 52: Nice for What?

April 11th, 2018

10:38
Today's episode marks the one year anniversary since the podcast debuted and we're in full celebration mode, complete with a soundtrack from none …

Session 51: Autism Awareness

April 4th, 2018

38:41
Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Cindy Graham, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Cindy and I discussed some of the research surrounding the …

Session 50: This Isn't What I Imagined

March 28th, 2018

9:40
Recently I've observed several conversations related to sisters not feeling like they're where they want to be in their lives. So in today's episode …

Session 49: Angry Black Women

March 21st, 2018

34:43
This week's episode features Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT. Patrice and I discussed where the stereotype of the angry black woman came from, how you can tell if you have an issue with anger, strategies for using anger …

Session 48: Career Questions Answered

March 14th, 2018

45:33
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 …

Session 47: The Psychology Behind Black Panther

March 7th, 2018

44:13
This week's episode features Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Parent Coach, Mercedes Samudio. Mercedes and I did a deep dive into the Psychology …

Session 46: Mental Health for Activists

February 28th, 2018

43:19
This week's episode features Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Shawna Murray-Browne. Shawna and I discussed some of the unique mental health concerns related to activism and advocacy, the importance of self care and …

Session 45: What Happens in Hypnotherapy?

February 21st, 2018

38:13
This week's episode features Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Gena Golden. Gena and I discussed some of the common misconceptions about hypnotherapy, …

Session 44: Perfectionism

February 14th, 2018

36:02
This week's episode features Bianca Hughes, Associate Professional Counselor. Bianca and I discussed what perfectionism is, where it comes from, and tips and strategies you can use to create more realistic expectations …

Session 43: Mental Health for Mama

February 7th, 2018

33:05
This week's episode features Alece Chanel Coleman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Alece and I discussed some of the unique mental health challenges …

Session 42: Race-Related Stress

January 31st, 2018

33:04
This week's episode features Crystal Joseph, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, & Board-Certified Case Manager. Crystal and I discussed what …

Session 41: What in the World is DBT?

January 24th, 2018

35:14
This week's episode features Seida Hood, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Seida and I discussed what DBT is, who can benefit from it, and how you can find a DBT group that might work for you.

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Session 40: Do I Need a New Therapist?

January 17th, 2018

16:10
Have you ever wondered if you need to break up with your therapist? In today's episode I share 3 ways to tell if it may be time to move on. I also answered an On the Porch Question from a listener looking for her first …

Session 39: Self-Worth

January 10th, 2018

11:58
In today's episode I discussed misconceptions about self-worth and the importance of self-compassion. I also answered an On the Porch Question about being too "nice."

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Session 38: Slaying Your Anxiety

January 3rd, 2018

43:46
This week's episode features Dr. Alicia Little Hodge, Registered Psychology Associate. Dr. Hodge and I chatted about how we can recognize signs of …

Session 37: 10 Ways to Optimize Your Mental Health

December 20th, 2017

26:49
In the last episode of 2017, I share 10 Ways to Optimize Your Mental Health to give you something to reflect on as you are setting your goals and intentions for the new year.

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Session 36: Does Couples Counseling Work?

December 13th, 2017

50:15
This week's episode features Dr. Ayanna Abrams, Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Abrams and I chatted all about couples counseling! She shared how she …

Session 35: Am I Codependent?

December 6th, 2017

32:37
This week's episode features Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW. Nedra and I chatted about the definition of codependency, how to know if the definition fits you, how someone becomes codependent, and strategies you can use to …

Session 34: Emotional Eating

November 29th, 2017

52:44
This week's episode features Lisa R. Savage, LCSW. Lisa and I chatted about why Black women often engage in emotional eating, how it's connected to trauma, and strategies you can use if emotional eating is something you …

Session 33: Steadying Yourself for the Holidays

November 15th, 2017

14:54
The holidays are upon us and this likely means different things for all of us. Some of us have positive associations with the holiday season and some …

Session 32: On the Porch with Dr. Joy

November 8th, 2017

19:06
In today's episode I answer a couple of questions sent in by listeners. Topics discussed include growing up without a dad, having a partner who might be immature, and getting what you need in a relationship.

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Session 31: Managing Grief

November 1st, 2017

32:37
Dr. Ajita Robinson joins us to discuss how therapy can be helpful in working through grief, how we can have grief reactions to lots of different …

Session 30: Red Flags in Relationships

October 25th, 2017

20:00
Every October we observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In honor of this, today's episode focuses on red flags that may present …

Session 29: Respectability & Sexuality

October 18th, 2017

42:42
Courtney Watson, LMFT and I discussed how respectability politics impacts Black women's and femmes' sexuality, how you can reclaim your sexual …

Session 28: Do You Believe In Sisterhood?

October 11th, 2017

40:32
Marline Francois Madden joins us for a discussion about the myth that Black women can't get along and offers suggestions to help you manage feelings of jealousy and to avoid the desire to compare.

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Session 27: Mental Health & Terrorism

October 4th, 2017

18:22
A discussion about managing your emotions in the wake of the Las Vegas Terrorist attack.

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Session 26: Five Myths About Suicide

September 27th, 2017

19:06
I discuss warning signs and risks associated with someone who may be suicidal. Additionally I addressed the top 5 myths I hear about suicide.

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Session 25: What in the World is EMDR?

September 20th, 2017

40:23
In today's episode I chatted with Kelli Davis, LPC in Memphis, TN about EMDR. We discussed what it is, how she uses it, and how it's different from traditional talk therapy.

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Session 24: Hella Thoughts

September 13th, 2017

23:22
In this episode I share my thoughts about the Season 2 Finale of HBO's Insecure

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Session 23: Let's Talk Teens

September 6th, 2017

43:06
Dr. Joy chats with Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Teen Expert, Jaynay Johnson, about better understanding and communicating with the teenage Black girl in your life.

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Session 22: Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

August 30th, 2017

23:29
Defining the imposter syndrome and developing strategies to deal with it.

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Session 21: How Racism Impacts Our Mental Health

August 16th, 2017

15:15
This episode discussed the impact racism has on our mental health and ways to continue to take care of yourself despite it.

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Session 20: On the Couch with Monica from Love & Basketball

August 9th, 2017

45:38
On today's episode I am joined by special guest therapist, Dr. Kensa Gunter for an On the Couch episode about Monica from Love & Basketball.

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Session 19: Sometimes You Gotta Feel the Feels

August 2nd, 2017

29:03
By request, in today's episode I share information about some of the self-destructive and unhealthy ways we cope when our emotions feel too difficult …

Session 18: Healing After A Sexual Assault

July 26th, 2017

54:14
In today's episode, Dr. Young and I discussed terminology relevant to sexual assault, misunderstanding about consent, historical implications that …

Bonus: Sex with the Ex

July 25th, 2017

5:57
In today's booster session I'm chatting all about Sex with the Ex and this was inspired by the season premiere of HBO's Insecure starring the amazing Issa Rae. This episode does contain spoilers so if you haven't …

Session 17: Black Girls Get Eating Disorders?

July 19th, 2017

39:27

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 16: Still Holding On to Your Ex?

July 12th, 2017

18:58

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 15: Healthy Relationships Need Effective Communication

July 5th, 2017

39:27

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 14: What are Boundaries & Why Do I Need Them?

June 28th, 2017

26:12

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 13: Recovering from an Affair

June 21st, 2017

46:07

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 12: On the Couch with Molly from Insecure

June 14th, 2017

33:45

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 11: On the Couch with Olivia Pope

June 7th, 2017

32:45

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 10: Showing Up for Yourself

May 31st, 2017

20:45

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 9: Parenting without Shame

May 24th, 2017

36:10

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 8: Getting What You Need in Relationships

May 17th, 2017

17:41

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 7: Surviving Mama

May 10th, 2017

42:59

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 6: Friends, How Many of Us Have Them?

May 3rd, 2017

25:32

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 5: On the Couch with Joan Carol Clayton

April 26th, 2017

40:28

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 4: Am I Really Depressed?

April 19th, 2017

12:05

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 3: On the Couch with Mary Jane Paul

April 7th, 2017

46:04

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 2: How to Find a Therapist

April 4th, 2017

16:58

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

Session 1: Introduction: Hey Y'all!

April 3rd, 2017

5:51

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all …

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