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Kierra Holiday
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Kierra L. Holiday is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and the founder of District Counseling LLC. With more than six years of experience, her therapeutic approach is solution-focused and client-centered having worked with families, individuals, children, & adolescents in various settings which include: non-profits, child welfare, foster care, criminal justice, schools, and direct therapy. It is her goal to help people develop a better understanding of the factors that contribute to their stress, worries, anxiety, and concerns.

Visit https://districtcounselingdc.com or contact (202) 630-2129 for more information!

Dr. Raven Evans is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Georgia with over 5 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, veterans, college students, and minorities. She completed her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at National Louis University. Some areas of her expertise include: depression, anxiety, substance abuse, relationships and boundaries, grief, and stress management. She also offers psychological assessments for diagnostic clarification. Dr. Evans is passionate about working with people of color, women, and individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+. For these specific groups of people, Dr. Evans finds value in treating mental health issues brought on by societal oppression, racism/racial trauma, poor self-esteem/self-worth, and body image concerns.  

Dr. Evans utilizes a variety of approaches to therapy including person-centered, strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and solution-focused interventions. Most importantly, she aims to provide an environment that fosters a safe space to explore emotions and vulnerabilities without judgment, fear, or stigma. She understands the significance of meeting your unique needs and increasing her awareness of your individuality. 

Dr. Evans seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to help you achieve your goals, fulfill your life’s purpose, and equip you with the essential life skills to navigate the highs and lows of your personal journey. Overall, Dr. Evans strives to help you maintain your mental health and create a meaningful life that aligns with your desires, values, and well-being.

Visit https://www.chooseweare.com or contactdrevans.weare@gmail.com 

for more information!

Tanisha Pelham, M.S. & Bianca Owens, M.S. are Co-Founders of All in All Network, a non-profit organization committed to empowering Black communities across identities. The All in All Network provides strength-based, culturally specific wellness and education support. Through the actualization of their motto – connecting all that we are with all that surrounds us. The All in All Network integrates the identities, histories, and experiences of the Black community in order to promote positive life outcomes. Among their initiatives, the All in All Network provides financial assistance to Black community members to increase access to mental health support, facilitates therapist identification and process initiation through step-by-step support, and supports Black students throughout their pursuit of higher education.

 

If you are interested in signing up for support or learning more

visit https://www.allinallnetwork.com

Janae Ponder is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Founder of Life-Spire Counseling Services LLC, located in Deltona, Florida. Mrs. Ponder has over ten years of experience in the areas of mental health and a variety of social work services. It is her passion to work with diverse populations and educate and empower communities, individuals, and families through psychoeducation. Janae uses a blend of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help individuals move beyond behavioral patterns that cause significant impairment in personal functioning within their family, relationships, career, or school environment. Janae has serviced individuals ranging from ages 3 to 100. She specializes in helping adolescents and young adults living with mood disorders, trauma, stress, and/or anxiety.

 

Visit http://www.life-spirecounseling.com or contact (386) 204-6653 for additional information!

Sheree Oats launched Support Group #NotBuiltToBreak to provide a safe place for women to openly express what they normally suppress out of fear that no one will understand what they are going through. Depression is often deemed a taboo topic and this group centers around providing an open heart, listening ear, and loving tongue to all women as they battle life’s trials and tribulations.

Visit http://mentalhealthislove.com for more information!

Dr. Raven Evans
All in All Network
Janae Ponder
 
Sheree Oats

Additional Resources

Websites:

My Tru Circle (From Black Therapists Rock)

https://www.mytrucircle.com

The Association of Black Psychologists

https://abpsi.site-ym.com/

Therapy for Black Men

https://therapyforblackmen.org/

Better Help

https://www.betterhelp.com/

Good Therapy

https://www.goodtherapy.org/

Quick Link:

Self

https://www.self.com/story/black-mental-health-resources

Podcasts:

Balanced Black Girl

https://www.balancedblackgirl.com/

Therapy for Black Girls

https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

Apps:

Insight Timer

https://insighttimer.com/

Talk Space

https://www.talkspace.com/

Liberate Mediation

https://liberatemeditation.com 

Books:

Black Families in Therapy: Understanding the African American Experience,

by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

I Am Enough, by Grace Byers (Children's Bullies Issues Book)

Hair Like Mine, by Latashia M. Perry (Children's Book)