Therapy

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An interview with the author of ‘Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen: The Emotional Lives of Black Women’

Book cover provided by the author. Illustration: Save As/Medium


Seeking mental health care gave me a sense of purpose and peace.


As a Black woman therapist and an anti-racist community advocate, I hear a lot. I’d like to acknowledge the sheer will and tenacity in the women I see.


How unconscious bias plays a pivotal role in therapy’s effectiveness

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The ‘Antebellum’ star says therapy has a lot to do with it

Black and white photo of Janelle Monae against a sky background with concentric silhouette of a woman’s face.
Black and white photo of Janelle Monae against a sky background with concentric silhouette of a woman’s face.
Photo illustration; Image sources: anand purohit/Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

“Therapy is important.” — Janelle Monáe


Election 2020

With so much at stake, many of us are beyond overwhelmed in 2020

Illustration: Tara Anand


Even journalists sometimes have to ditch the 24–7 news cycle

Smiling Black woman with headphones on looking at her computer with a cup of coffee in her hand.
Smiling Black woman with headphones on looking at her computer with a cup of coffee in her hand.
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An interracial couple’s journey to find a competent, unbiased, baggage-free therapist only highlights how much harder it is for Black people to find mental health help

Interracial couple walking through a door in a pink wall, holding hands.
Interracial couple walking through a door in a pink wall, holding hands.
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In their debut book ‘Big Friendship,’ the hosts of ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ explore the joys and challenges of their 11-year bond

Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman. Photo: Describe the Fauna


Medical insurance is disadvantageous for those who want a culturally sensitive professional

A photo of a black woman talking to a therapist.
A photo of a black woman talking to a therapist.
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