Women of Color, Natural Hair, Black Girl Magic….What’s it all about?

We welcome our guest Daisy Mack this week Natural Hair My name is Daisy Mack and I am a natural hair stylist. I own a salon called Peezyheadz. The name itself is a throwback to a time when the kinky, nappy textured hair at the nape of the neck was referred to as “peasy” or … Read more

Liberation Through Radical Self-Care

We welcome our guest Clerissa Cooper, MS, LPC, NCC, CCH this week Hello Folks! My name is Clerissa Cooper, and I am a professional counselor and a hypocrite. Wow! That’s one hell of a way to start a blog post, huh? But it’s true. Let me say more before your mind goes wild with all … Read more

On Change and Moving “Forward Toward Growth”

What Do We Need in Order to Grow? Abraham Maslow was a psychologist who was well known for positing the “hierarchy of needs.”  He stated that as our basic needs are met, we are able to go on to meet other needs. The baseline need being physiological; then safety, love and belonging, esteem and self-actualization. … Read more

The Fear of Being a Therapist

I don’t know what else to call it. So I am calling it “The Fear of Being a Therapist.” I’m finding that a number of beginning counselors and those who have been practicing for years hold a variety of fears that are crippling and overwhelming. These are the fears I hear about from beginning counselors … Read more