Ep. 30 Teen Suicide and Trauma

​ Yay!!! 30th Episode!! This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Támara Hill, MS, NCC, CCTP, LPC about Teen Suicide, Trauma, and other issues within the communities of Color, Hispanic, and Native American. Támara Hill, MS, NCC, CCTP, LPC, is a licensed therapist and certified trauma professional, in private practice, who specializes in working with children and adolescents […]

Ep. 29. Sexless Marriages & Open Relationships

This week’s episode I speak with my guest therapist Tasnim Sulaiman, MFT, LPC about Sexless Marriages, Open Relationships, and all things Sex. Tasnim Sulaiman is the owner of Taz Talk Therapy, a private practice specialized in relationships and sex therapy. Tasnim, (warmly known as Taz), is a Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor located in Philadelphia, PA. In […]

Ep. 28: Therapy Is DOPE

This week’s episode I speak with my guests therapists Eliza Boquin and Eboni Harris Founders of Melanin & Mental Health™ about the importance of mental wellness, serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities, and how Therapy Is DOPE. Melanin & Mental Health™ was born out of a desire to connect individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to […]

Ep. 27 #RelationshipGoals

This week’s episode I speak with my guest LaTrease L. Nwosu, Relationship Specialist about relationship goals, what emotional safety is, self love/self awareness, and how to be a happy satisfied single. LaTrease L. Nwosu has an M.A in Counseling, Couples and Families from University of Colorado Denver. She is currently a resident therapist at The Relationship Center at East Beach […]

Ep. 26 Narcissistic Parenting

​ This week’s episode I speak with my guest Dr. Kelly Williams, Psy. D about borderline personality disorder, narcissism, narcissistic parenting, and how to know if you are in relationship with a narcissist. Kelly Williams is a Doctor of Psychology and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California who specializes in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma Recovery, and […]

EP. 25 Man Cave

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as […]

EP. 24 Smart Goals

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as […]

EP. 23 My Personal Struggles

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as […]

Healthy Relationships & Communication Tools

This week’s episode I speak with my guest Kiaundra Jackson, LMFT about what makes a relationship healthy. We also discussed communication, infidelity, and the effects of social media in relationships. ​ Kiaundra Jackson is the Visionary of KW Couples Therapy, and the Co-Founder of KW Essential Services and Black Speakers Rock. She has been featured in the Huffington Post as […]

​​Cultural Trauma and Anxiety

This week’s episode I speak with Crystal Joseph about cultural trauma, identity, and the black church. 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 […]