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Please consider attending the African American Heritage Festival event, “Word on the Street” that is taking place on Monday, March 25. This event is free and open to the public; doors open at 5:30 pm in the US Bank Conference Theater of the Ohio Union.
The featured keynote is Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, best known for the podcast “Therapy for Black Girls.” She has also been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, Bustle, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Women’s Health, BuzzFeed, Teen Vogue, and Essence.
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. So often, the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevent Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist; Dr. Bradford developed the space to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant.
Dr. Bradford is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Georgia. Her specialties include working with Black women in both individual and couples counseling focusing on the primary areas of interest include break up and divorce recovery, depression, work-life balance, relationship skills, and self-esteem improvement.