Ep. 40. Autism In Color

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Maria Davis-Pierre about Autism In Black. Maria informed us on what autism is, how involving culture within treatment is important, who are the 3 doctors you should seek when looking for a diagnoses, the importance of support, and how to ensure your child is treated fairly in the school system. Maria […]

Ep. 39 Addiction and Codependency

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Shemiah Derrick about how addiction can be more then drugs and alcohol it can be behavioral, personality, or shopping. We will also talk about codependency, what it is and how to change this behavior. Lastly, Shemiah will give us three ways we can identify addiction. Shemiah Derrick is a psychotherapist in […]

Ep. 38. Hip Hop & Mental Health

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Robert Fields about how hip hop and therapy can led to mental healing. You will hear how you can intertwine hip hop and mental health, mental health and incarceration, and the importance of mental health awareness/education within the community. Robert Fields, M.A. is a Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) based in Durham, […]

EP. 37 Therapy and Cosmetology

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Zeahlot Lopez about how Cosmetology led to therapy. You will learn what it’s like to be a Latina therapist, working with people of color and the importance of mental health awareness/education within the community. Zeahlot Lopez is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Cosmetologist helping humans rebuild their spirit. […]

EP. 36. Family Drama Tips

This week’s episode I give 5 Tips to deal with Family Drama. 1. Understand we cannot change our family or people. 2. Set Boundaries and maintain them. 3. Do not relinquish or release your power. 4. Identify the source early on. 5. Understand that the drama might not have to deal specifically with you.

EP. 35 Traumatic Brain Injury

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Angela Scott Mason, PSYD, LPC about Traumatic Brain Injury. You will learn what is TBI, how you can get a TBI and how to cope with it. Angela Scott-Mason, is a native of Mississippi and has Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD). She has worked in the mental health field for approximately 15 […]

Ep. 34 Why You Angry?

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Sharon J. Lawrence, LCSW-C, LCSW, ACSW, EAS-C, CAMS-II, DCC of Selah Wellness & Therapeutic Services, LLC about how to deal with Anger, anger management, and the importance of self. You will learn what is anger and how to cope with it. Sharon J. Lawrence is the Owner/Primary Clinician of Selah Wellness […]

Ep. 32. Ordering Your Broken Pieces

This week’s episode I speak about how to Order Your Broken Pieces and have Peace. ​Resources Mention: Roses & Thorns Web: www.janelbarksdale.com Facebook: roses&thorns Instagram: @rosesthornes225 Twitter: @rosesthorns225 Podcast hashtag #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast Email: info@talkingoffthecouch.com 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 […]

Ep. 31 The Truth About Psychotropic Meds

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Napatia T. Gettings, MD, FAACAP about The Truth about Psychotropic Medications and how we view them especially in the communities of color. Napatia T. Gettings, M.D. FAACAP has a wide array of clinical and leadership experience that has solidified her expertise in the field of Psychiatry. She readily proclaims that we […]