“Black Folk Don’t Get Therapy”…But Why Not?

Photo Cred: Norman Rockwell, “The Problem We All Live With” As a Clinical Therapist, people are always asking advice about loved ones who are suffering. Their behavior is off. They’re still struggling with their grief. The list goes on. When I suggest a mental health evaluation or seeking out help, inevitably, I’m met with opposition….

I Have a Dream: 50 Years Later

As the world knows today marks the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his iconic and timeless speech “I Have a Dream”. As we reflect on our position as African-Americans in the United States of America, we must remember that this speech is a reminder that we…

The 2012 Election: Defining True Patriotism

I want to say how proud I am of US. No I’m not talking about just President Obama supporters. I’m talking about everyone; women, men, African Americans, Caucasians, Hispanics, Asian-Americans, Christians, Jewish, Muslims, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and the list goes on. Minorities came out to vote in record numbers! Young Americans came out to…