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

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

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Session 83: Life After Divorce

11/14/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. For this week's episode, we're 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...

Duration:00:31:07

Session 82: Stop Shoulding On Yourself

11/7/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. In this week's episode I discuss how our language impacts our mental health, specifically when it's filled with things we "should" do or be and shared 5 tips for how you can stop "shoulding" on yourself. I also...

Duration:00:09:20

Session 81: What's Your Relationship to Substances?

10/31/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. For this week's episode, we're 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...

Duration:00:35:36

Session 80: Sexual Freedom

10/24/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. For this week's episode, we 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...

Duration:00:28:54

Session 79: Managing Struggles with Fertility

10/17/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This week I'm joined by another one of my incredible line sisters to discuss struggles with fertility. Our guest therapist this week is Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Andreka Peat. Dr. Peat and I discussed some of the...

Duration:00:43:15

Session 78: Mindfulness

10/10/2018
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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. Shawna Murray-Browne, LCSW-C is back with us this week to talk all about mindfulness. Shawna and I chatted about the definition of mindfulness, she addressed some of the myths you may have heard about mindfulness,...

Duration:00:45:59

Session 77: The Truth About Self Care

10/3/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. In today's episode we 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...

Duration:00:27:49

Session 76: Pregnancy & Postpartum Concerns

9/26/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Kristy Christopher-Holloway, LPC, NCC, DCC, ACS about what life can look like during pregnancy, birth and in the postpartum period.. Dr. Christopher-Holloway and I...

Duration:00:37:37

Session 75: Do You Self-Sabotage?

9/19/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This week, by request, we're chatting about self-sabotage. What it is, why we do it, and how to stop! If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at...

Duration:00:09:13

Session 74: Body Image & Black Women Athletes

9/12/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode 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...

Duration:00:31:22

Booster Session: What Was Your U.S. Open Moment?

9/9/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This 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...

Duration:00:05:45

Session 73: When Trust is Broken

9/5/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode focuses on what happens when trust has been violated in a relationship and how to repair it. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Tanisha Sapp, LPC, CST, NCC, ACS, MAC, SAP. Dr. Sapp and I...

Duration:00:44:44

Booster Session: Are You Being Honest with Your Therapist?

9/3/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. This 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) but also see that she hasn't told her the entire truth so I...

Duration:00:05:21

Session 72: Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver

8/29/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode features my conversation with Reinette Arnold, LCSW, MAC, FVIP about taking care of your mental health as a caregiver. Reinetter and I discussed some of the common challenges that come up for...

Duration:00:37:31

Session 71: Building Intentional Relationships

8/22/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode 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,...

Duration:00:32:00

Session 70: Social Media & Mental Health

8/15/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode features my conversation with Dr. Audrey Townsel, a Licensed Psychologist in Memphis, TN and my line sister. :) Dr. Townsel and I chatted about how social media platforms can impact our self esteem,...

Duration:00:42:48

Booster Session: Hella Loose Boundaries

8/13/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's 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 this season will explore one of my favorite topics,...

Duration:00:07:08

Session 69: Healing Intergenerational Trauma

8/8/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode 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...

Duration:00:28:37

Session 68: Healing After Miscarriage

8/1/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today's episode features my conversation with Jeanae Hopgood, LMFT, a couples & family therapist, clinical sexologist and sexuality educator in the Philadelphia area. Jeanae and I discussed healing after a...

Duration:00:48:01

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

7/25/2018
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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Today 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 by Dr. QuaVandra Perry who is a Licensed Psychologist in Texas. Dr....

Duration:00:37:17