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Black Therapist Podcast formerly Black In Therapy Is a New Podcast where we discuss the unique issues facing people of color. Listen! Comment! Like! Follow! Subscribe!
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Black Therapist Podcast formerly Black In Therapy Is a New Podcast where we discuss the unique issues facing people of color. Listen! Comment! Like! Follow! Subscribe!

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Episodes

So Long 2018 -Welcome 2019

12/17/2018
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Last Show Of The Year…. On this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast we discuss what it’s like to end a friendship follow up. In this episode we weigh the pros and the cons to ending a friendship that you really value. We talk about Cardi and Offset and why it's important to keep your word when building boundaries and the consequence of crossing the line.

Duration:00:35:41

When It's Time to End A Friendship

12/10/2018
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New Monday New Show. Sometimes even good things have to come to an end. When it’s time to part ways as friends what are you supposed to do. ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ On this episode of the of @blacktherapistpodcast our host Psychotherapist @msnikibanks we discuss what it’s like to end a friendship. ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ It can be a hard decision to figure out when you need to let go of a relationship that no longer serves you. In this episode we weigh the pros and the cons to ending a friendship that you really value....

Duration:00:41:00

Gratitude and Intentional Planning for 2019

12/3/2018
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On this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast with psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW, we talk about gratitude; ending the year on a high note and planning for 2019 and beyond. We also discuss the importance of making choices and utilizing your free will to make the best decisions for you.

Duration:00:38:44

Growing Up with a Narcissist

11/26/2018
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Having a family member who is mentally ill is hard. It effects the whole family. Having a parent who is mentally ill permeates every part of your life, and eventually your spouse or partner in the future. On this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast your host psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW discuss growing up the up the child or a narcissistic parent. Also on the pod: How to deal with problematic family members, the best way to diffuse and approach an argument and how to navigate...

Duration:00:52:01

Preparing To Go Home For The Holidays 2018

11/19/2018
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Wish your family was normal? Yea you and everyone else. Going home and dealing with less than ideal family dynamics or worse toxic family situations. Is trying but you can do so in a way that will not steal your joy. If you don’t allow it. With the necessary skills and boundaries in place we can help you survive this holiday season. In this episode we discuss how to mentally prepare to gather with family for the holidays and move forward from hurt to heal hearts this holiday season.

Duration:00:42:26

Building Happy Children

11/11/2018
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Want to raise healthy happy children? Invest in their mental health. In our conversation with Pyschotherapist Lisa Savage; on this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast your host psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW who has built the largest psychotherapy practice in Delaware serving Children. Also on this episode spare the rod and other parenting myths, the link between corporal punishment and child rebellion. The need for culturally competent care and why therapist of color need to build a...

Duration:00:56:45

Find Your Happy with Author Nikita Banks, LCSW

11/5/2018
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Find Your Happy! On this episode of Black Therapist Podcast I read my favorite chapter of my new book Finding Happy Seven Steps To Relationships That Will Not Steal Your Joy Available Now On Amazon! Link in Bio for my new book. But If you want to her an excerpt listen to this week’s episode now!

Duration:00:32:04

Healthy Mom Healthy Birth

10/22/2018
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On this week’s episode we chat with Psychotherapist and Doula Shanna M Williams LCSW. Of S.W. Doulas. We discuss the necessity for the resurgence of Doula’s for women of color. We also discuss the role doula’s play into reducing anxiety and providing emotional support for new mothers. We also discuss some of the challenges of breast feeding. The need for cultural community support to help us through the rough early days of motherhood and how having a village is a more natural way of...

Duration:01:04:03

Treating women of color with complex trauma

10/15/2018
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In this week’s episode of @blacktherapistpodcast our host Psychotherapist @msnikibanks talk about treating trauma with Dr. Angela Clack a psychologist and author of "Women of Color Talk: Psychological Narratives on Trauma and Depression." Also in this episode: Treating people of color who experience complex trauma; changing the face of psychological practice; working with women and the challenge of family practice.

Duration:00:45:44

Yoga and meditative therapeutic practice with James Woods, MFT

10/8/2018
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New Monday New Episode on this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast we discuss the interdisciplinary discipline approach to combining yoga and other ancient African practices into the therapeutic process. This week we interview therapist and yogi James Woods MFT, aka @datyogadude where he tells us about his Second annual @10000000manmeditation October 13th 2018 in Riverside CA. Also on this episode we discuss The difference between mindfulness and yoga, Why stillness is so important to...

Duration:00:45:25

Pill Cosby, Supreme Court and the Predator Next Door

10/1/2018
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***TRIGGER WARNING***In this episode of the Black Therapist Podcast we go all the way there. We talk about the lack of safety for women, Bill Cosby, The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces his accuser and how this impacts victims. Also on this episode being politically active, men creating spaces of safety for women and shout out to the homie @chrisclassic and his insight on why men should take responsibility for the state of mistrust between young women and men.

Duration:00:46:24

Black Therapist Podcast with Our guest Racine Henry, PHD, LMFT

9/24/2018
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Dr Henry and our host discuss: Relationships, Happiness, Uncoupling, polyamorous relationships, black men’s desire to marry, holding men accountable and giving them the space to do their work.

Duration:01:25:18

I'm An Author

9/16/2018
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WE ARE BACK— The Season Three Premiere- of Black Therapist Podcast is live. In this episode our host Psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW discuss the release of her new book “Finding Happy, Seven Steps to Relationships That Will Not Steal Your Joy." We take you inside an exclusive sneak peak of our book is available for pre-order now in the amazon store. Also we discuss our companion mental health course, discuss regulating your emotions, mastering anger, pushing past self sabotage, and...

Duration:00:49:00

How to Support your Strong Friends

6/11/2018
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With the recent high profile suicides last week it's more important than ever to discuss how to support the people in our lives we think need it the least, as well as to provide help to those we know are struggling. It is important that these conversations include the role of therapy and how to get people of color to start to think of therapy as a normal part of self care.

Duration:00:30:42

Moms of Teens Part II

6/4/2018
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In this episode, we discuss how to parent children for their mental and emotional development in an ever-changing world. School social worker Jeanette Oaks, LMSW, Dr. Byron Young MD, the evening's host Helen Williams Nurse and Nikita Banks, LCSW discuss the ways to raise mentally well-adjusted youth. Also in this episode: parenting a child who is interested in the same sex, how to navigate challenges with your children when you have your own challenges, mom guilt and how to advocate/navigate...

Duration:01:01:15

Moms of Teens Part I

5/28/2018
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In this episode, we discuss how to parent children for their mental and emotional development in an ever-changing world. School social worker Jeanette Oakes, LMSW, Dr. Byron Young MD, the evening's host Helen Williams Nurse and Nikita Banks, LCSW discuss the ways to raise mentally well-adjusted youth. Also in this episode: parenting a child with special needs, what to do when your child has a mental health diagnosis, how to deal with your children when you have your own issues.

Duration:05:37:13

Shout Out To Frustrated Moms

5/14/2018
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Single Mother's are not exactly unsung heroes. They are often seen as super She-roes- often lauded without regard to their struggles. We make it look easy and as such a lot of the pain, struggle, trauma, and challenges we go through are often unseen and acknowleged. In this episode we discuss: my imperfect parenting style; How to support other women in the struggle; Why it's necessary to create spaces for us to sit in our feelings.

Duration:00:35:34

Keeping Safe when Getting Online Counseling

4/29/2018
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Admitting you’re wrong is not always easy but it is critical to maintaining healthy relationships. Texts can be taken out of context is not always a great way to communicate effectively. In this episode Nikita Banks, discusses the dangers of some form of online counseling, who it is and isn't appropriate for, how to positively resolve social media disagreements, and admitting when you're wrong.

Duration:00:15:14

Faith Over Fear

4/23/2018
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Faith Over Fear - Kick Fear's Ass- In this episode we discuss how important it is for us to push back on fear if we are to have the life we deserve. Also In this episode: active listening, taking each day as an opportunity to learn a life lesson. Motivation provided by Brooklyn Based Psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW

Duration:00:26:21

If You Don't See Color You Can't See Me

4/16/2018
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In this episode we discuss how "I don't see color" negates people of color and makes us feel invisible. Ways to become an Ally without forcing your "fake equality" on POC safe spaces. Also on this episode: Thank A Black Woman, Students of Color Collective at NYU and how to move in spaces that aren't very POC friendly.

Duration:00:32:28