Ep. 42 Adversity & Poundcake

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:
Web: www.poundcakeandprivatepractice.com
Instagram: @poundcakeandprivatepractice
Twitter: @poundcakeandpp

Resources and Books Mentioned:
Conversation with A Clinician of Color: Likeness, Lucy & Lemonade
POUNDCAKE & Private Practice: Five Things I Learned During my First Year