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April 1, 2019
Letting Go

As a licensed mental health clinician and a black man, I have experienced, noticed, and practiced holding on to people, places, things, feelings, behaviors and thoughts that were hindrances to living a better life. I want to ask you these questions that I not only ask my male clients, but myself at one time. This […]

March 30, 2019
3 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Success

Imagine yourself achieving everything you ever dreamed about. Visualize yourself working as the manager, the CEO, running for office, launching the new business. Imagine yourself winning! Did you do it? Did you imagine it? Did you visualize yourself in your dream career, in your dream car, living your dream life, in your dream home? How […]

March 29, 2019
To Think Or To Overthink, That Is The Question

There are some who like to “think things over,” and then there are others who “overthink.” If you fall into the overthinking camp, unfortunately, you do yourself a disservice. Overthinking does not serve anyone well as it causes one to think about something too much and for too long, leaving you exhausted and in a […]

March 25, 2019
Stress Management for Black Men in the Workplace

Your boss is piling on more work than you can handle, pressuring you to meet deadlines for projects that you were not trained to do. You weren’t provided with the right tools, resources or support, but they still expect you to give top quality performance. This is a recipe for disaster! If this isn’t bad […]

November 29, 2018
Why Therapy?

Participating in therapy requires us to be still within ourselves. For black and brown men, stillness within ourselves can be a foreign experience and it has very little to do with us. Stillness “allows” our mind to take a break or as I’ve experienced (as have my patients) time away from being distracted from how we […]

June 20, 2018
For Fred

What happens to black boys when they commit suicide? when the thought of not being able to stand it any longer creeps into their head and when life has become too great a burden to bear and when they begin to make a plan to relieve their suffering… Who do they tell? when the world […]

June 8, 2018
13 Reasons Why An Athlete Should See a Mental Health Sports Therapist

Even in today’s age of self-help, there is still a lot of stigma around going to therapy. This is especially true in the sports community. Therapy or counseling (whatever word you are comfortable with) helps millions of people deal with all sorts of things that happen in everyday life. Therapy is a very practical way […]

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