Mind•Body•Soul: Essential Remote Services Provided by Black Women

March 25, 2020

Good Afternoon, everyone! What is this? Day 984 of social distancing and quarantines? No, but seriously. It’s getting hard out here. Even though Donald Trump would like to get things, quote on quote, “back to normal” in two weeks, (which is totally delusional), we’re still in the same predicament as yesterday.

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These times can be particularly harder for our family and friends who suffer from anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses or stresses. Sitting in the house everyday can be mentally taxing. For those of you like me, you might even find yourself having time to point out all of your imperfections.

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But thank God for Black Women. These women that I’ve listed below are here to help with just that: Psychotherapy, Body Image Coaching & Yoga to put our minds somewhat at ease during these trying times. Check them out below!

Wale Okerayi LMHC Psychotherapist – Mind

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“I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor currently practicing virtually therapy for clients living in New York City. I believe that everyone needs a safe space to talk about life’s difficult moments. Creating that safe/non-judgemental space is my primary goal in every session. Using a supportive and collaborative approach, I aim to help you develop insight and awareness into your struggles in order to foster healing and growth. I believe in meeting you where you are and walking beside you throughout your journey of enlightenment.”

Therapeutic Approach

“I approach therapy using an eclectic approach that is always multiculturally competent.  Sessions tend to be a mixture of: Psychodynamic theory, Feminist theory, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, and Gestalt theory. I have experience working with multicultural and identity issues, race issues, gender and sexuality, body image, depression, anxiety, and trauma.” For inquiries Visit her website here

Follow Her Therapy Instagram Here

Symone Taylor, Clinical Social Worker & 200-Registered Yoga Teacher- Mind & Body

“My name is Symone, I am a licensed clinical social worker and 200-Registered Yoga Teacher in Florida. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from Florida International University in 2014. I have been practicing therapy for 6 years in various settings, with diverse populations. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, women’s issues, relationship issues, LGBTQ+, life transitions, family problems, chronic illness, career challenges, bipolar and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.”

Therapeutic Approach

“My therapeutic approach focuses on integrating evidence-based therapeutic approaches (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing , and Solution-Focused Therapy), as well as alternative practices, such as mindfulness and meditation to achieve a holistic level of wellness. I am here to collaborate with you and together we will work to reach your goal.” Visit her Website here  and for inquiries refer to the picture below.

Follow Her on Instagram here.

Danni or Poundcake, Body Image Coach

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“My name is Danni (Poundcake) and I’m the creator of AmaPoundcake. I am an activist, coach, facilitator, content creator, pop culture enthusiast, black feminist, and entertainer. I am very passionate about body image and body positivity.”

Body Image Coaching

“I believe everyBODY deserves to have a positive relationship with their bodies. Being healthy or non-healthy shouldn’t be a determining factor for positive body image. I was a yo-yo dieter as a teen up until my early twenties. I believe you are not a failure and the truth is DIETS DON’T WORK. We are all told that we have to have body goals. Well, body goals don’t have to be a before and after photo. It can simply be a positive relationship with your body. I want to help you achieve getting out and doing the things that make you happy. You deserve to be #Livingnpublic. I want to help you stop postponing your freedom because of the relationship you have with your body.” For inquirieVisit her Website here 

Follow Her on Instagram here.

I hope these women can help you in some way! They’re all awesome. Thank you for reading & make sure you subscribe to the email list below by the author’s blurb.

 

Author: Nave Sizon

Founder of Naveszn.com - I'm a FL native, a Howard and Columbia grad and a creator of many things. As a polymath, I do so much. I care about so many things. Naveszn.com was the perfect tool to utilize my gifts and my love for highlighting the talents and stories of black people and culture.

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Author: Nave Sizon

Founder of Naveszn.com - I'm a FL native, a Howard and Columbia grad and a creator of many things. As a polymath, I do so much. I care about so many things. Naveszn.com was the perfect tool to utilize my gifts and my love for highlighting the talents and stories of black people and culture.