Episodes
Published 02/28/24
The loss of a child is an unimaginable reality for parents everywhere.  For those who experience this sudden pain and grief, losing a child can also cause feelings of shame and failure. To shed light on this experience and share resources for bereaved parents, today we're joined by Grief and Clinical Trauma professional Dr. Nyasha Grayman. Dr. Grayman has over 20 years of clinical experience working with African Americans as an independently licensed LCPC in the state of Maryland.  During...
Published 02/28/24
Congratulations, you’ve been accepted into the inaugural class of Therapy for Black Girls University. Whether packing for a new year on campus, thinking through your gap year, enrolling in a community college, or grabbing your stoles for graduation, TBG U is here to help you thrive at this stage of your life and beyond. Your professors and older mentors have probably nagged you at least once about creating a LinkedIn profile, and while it may be easy to roll your eyes at this request, when...
Published 02/27/24
Have you ever dreamed of a meaningful life abroad, where your days are spent basking in local natural wonders and surrounded by new language, food, and culture? A kind of life that swaps your career-driven lifestyle for a life-centric existence? While it may sound like a whimsical fantasy, it is indeed possible to plan a life you love in another country. Proof of that are today’s guests, Roshida Dowe and Stephanie Perry. Both women are passionate proponents of career breaks, sabbaticals, and...
Published 02/21/24
Earlier this week, we shed some light on the experience of dating as a transgender woman, and today we want to delve a little bit more into that conversation, this time from the lens of certified sex therapist Tia Evans. Tia has a private practice in which she holds space for people from all cultures and backgrounds. She holds a Master of Social Work from Fayetteville State University, a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker...
Published 02/16/24
We all deserve to find and have love, but this process can look and feel a little different when you’re navigating the dating scene as a transgender woman. To explore all of the nuances that come with dating as a transgender person, I’m joined by award-winning journalist Daric L. Cottingham. Daric is a proud Southern Black trans woman based in Los Angeles, whose career portfolio includes the LA Times, Harper's Bazaar, ESSENCE, and The Washington Post.  During our conversation, Daric and I...
Published 02/14/24
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? We’re celebrating by bringing awareness to cardiovascular health disparities, especially those that impact Black women. Joining us for this conversation is Dr. Jayne Morgan, Cardiologist and the Executive Director of the Covid Task Force at the Piedmont Healthcare Corporation in Atlanta, GA. In addition to being published in the areas of Congenital Heart Disease and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Morgan currently serves as a Board Member of...
Published 02/07/24
As we kick off Black History Month, I’m hoping you all will join me in shopping with Black brands and uplifting the Black entrepreneurs who are making it happen one sale at a time. Today, we’re in conversation with the founder of Mielle Organics, Monique Rodriguez, who shares her journey of becoming a successful CEO while balancing motherhood, mental health, and mission. About the Podcast The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed...
Published 02/02/24
Welcome back to another episode of the Therapy for Black Girls January Jumpstart mini-series. All month long we will host conversations with talented Black women leaders across creative and professional mediums to assist you in putting the “P” in prioritizing your personal growth. If you’ve been holding back on doing you, THIS is your sign to jump head first into the possibilities of a New Year.  Have you ever wondered how the Therapy For Black Girls Podcast got started, and how episodes are...
Published 01/31/24
Welcome back to another episode of the Therapy for Black Girls January Jumpstart mini-series. All month long we will host conversations with talented Black women leaders across creative and professional mediums to assist you in putting the “P” in prioritizing your personal growth. If you’ve been holding back on doing you, THIS is your sign to jump head first into the possibilities of a New Year.  Joining me this week to discuss getting started with improv comedy is improv player and coach,...
Published 01/24/24
Congratulations, you’ve been accepted into the inaugural class of Therapy for Black Girls University. Whether packing for a new year on campus, thinking through your gap year, enrolling in a community college, or grabbing your stoles for graduation, TBG U is here to help you thrive at this stage of your life and beyond. Last year, videos of a flooding at Clark Atlanta University went viral. I know I’m not the only one who sees videos like these and wonders how the climate crisis will...
Published 01/23/24
Welcome back to another episode of the Therapy for Black Girls January Jumpstart mini-series. All month long we will host conversations with talented Black women leaders across creative and professional mediums to assist you in putting the “P” in prioritizing your personal growth. If you’ve been holding back on doing you, THIS is your sign to jump head first into the possibilities of a New Year.  Joining me to help us explore the connections between mental health and social media usage is...
Published 01/17/24
Welcome back to another episode of the Therapy for Black Girls January Jumpstart mini-series. All month long we will host conversations with talented Black women leaders across creative and professional mediums to assist you in putting the “P” in prioritizing your personal growth. If you’ve been holding back on doing you, THIS is your sign to jump head first into the possibilities of a New Year.  Joining me for today’s conversation is yoga instructor and wellness advocate Austin Maddox....
Published 01/10/24
There are an endless amount of studies that show how hobbies can be beneficial to our mental health and wellness. However, it can be understandably difficult to choose what hobby to take on, or even know where to start. If this sounds like you, then don’t fret, because in this first part of our January Jumpstart mini-series, we’re highlighting sewing and breaking down everything you need to know in order to make it your new year hobby.  Joining us for this conversation is Lisa Woolfork, a...
Published 01/03/24
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. As we stand on the precipice of a new year, it's a perfect time to pause, reflect, and set our intentions for the journey ahead — and what better way to do that than through astrology? Joining me today to help...
Published 12/27/23
Congratulations, you’ve been accepted into the inaugural class of Therapy for Black Girls University. Whether you’re packing for a new year on campus, thinking through your gap year, enrolling in a community college, or grabbing your stoles for graduation, TBG U is here to help you thrive at this stage of your life and beyond. Winter Break has either commenced or is about to commence at most universities. If you’re a student, then you know that the transition of having your own dorm room and...
Published 12/26/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/22/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/21/23
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming musical adaption of The Color Purple, I’m sure I’m not alone in deciding to rewatch the original film in preparation. From the iconic sisterhood between Celie & Nettie, the...
Published 12/20/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/20/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/19/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/18/23
Therapy For Black Girls, in collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clark, presents this 5 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you easefully through the moments that may make traveling during the holiday season stressful. Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on...
Published 12/18/23
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. Another year has unfolded for the Therapy For Black Girls Podcast, bringing with it an abundance of enriching conversations, enlightening guest contributions, and thought-provoking gems. If you've missed an episode,...
Published 12/13/23
In collaboration with author and breathwork expert Zee Clarke, Therapy for Black Girls is excited to present a 6 part meditation series – thoughtfully crafted to guide you through the moments that might make the holiday season difficult.  Resources & Announcements Shop our "Take Good Care" Holiday Merch line! Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast. Grab your copy of Sisterhood Heals.   Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast?...
Published 12/09/23