Manage episode 215050586 series 1466063
Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.
This week's episode I speak with a returning guest. Crystal Joseph and I talk about how to use music/hip hop to cope and promote self-care, we talk about being human beings not human doings and learn how to just be, work on your own timeline. We also speak on stress, adversity, and business.
Crystal is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland, Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia, National Certified Counselor, and Board-Certified Case Manager. Holding a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Crystal’s clinical training includes: Cognitive Behavior Therapy within individual, family, and group therapy settings. Crystal specializes in Anxiety, Depression, Racial Identity formation, and Cultural Trauma in African-Americans. Her love for psychology began in high school after completing college-level psychology classes. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Psychology from the College of William and Mary with a secondary major of Black Studies. As the author of Conversation with A Clinician of Color: Likeness, Lucy & Lemonade, and POUNDCAKE & Private Practice: Five Things I Learned During my First Year. Crystal hopes to break down the stigma of seeking mental health treatment in the Black community with first-person commentary.
Where you can find Crystal:
Resources and Books Mentioned:
Conversation with A Clinician of Color: Likeness, Lucy & Lemonade
POUNDCAKE & Private Practice: Five Things I Learned During my First Year
Podcast hashtag #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast
Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast Facebook Group-Talking Off The Couch Village Instagram-talkingoffthecouch Twitter- podcasttotc
If you are interested in working with Tatiana as a therapist you can find out more about her services at www.tsmithcounseling.com