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Therapy for Black Folx

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Promoting Wellness in

our Black Community

The search for a culturally-affirming therapist, let alone a therapist of color or a Black therapist can be daunting and challenging!

You may be looking for someone with an innate understanding of what it’s like to be Black in America. You might have worked with White therapists before, but felt the need to overexplain or re-educate them on the nuances tied to race -- or worse, had your experiences minimized or dismissed! Or perhaps you are exploring the possibility of therapy for the first time, and are looking for a space where you can be your full yourself, with no guard, code-switch, or need to educate and explain.

If you are looking for a Black or Therapist of Color who is passionate about providing culturally-affirming, anti-oppressive, decolonized therapy you have come to the right place!

Our therapists can empower you  to reclaim and embrace your power,  your voice, and your inner truths so that you can create life that feels more meaningful and congruent with your values---a life where you are thriving, not merely surviving.  We work with variety of concerns and struggles but our work with BIPOC clients often centers around the following themes:

  • Embracing Intersectionality

  • Authenticity & Empowerment

  • Conquering Imposter Syndrome

  • High Achieving Professionals & Burnout

  • Self-Care, Self-Acceptance, & Self-Love

  • Developing Healthier Relationships

  • Trauma Recovery & Healing

  • Setting Healthy Boundaries

  • Identity (Gender, Sexual, Racial/Ethnic)  Exploration

  • Over-functioning & Perfectionism

  • Stress & Anxiety Management​

Our Therapists Specializing in working with Black/African American Folx

Whether you are Black/African American, Afro-Latinx, Afro-Caribbean, or Biracial, our diverse team of Black and multicultural therapists understand first-hand unique stressors that Black communities face and how bias, unrest, racial trauma, and microaggressions can impact your mental health.  Our integrative approach to counseling combines our lived experiences as Black folx, our extensive clinical experience working with Black and People of Color, AND your unique set of strengths and resources. Meet our multicultural team of therapists that include Black/African-American, Afro-Latinx, and Biracial therapists who value your intersectional identities and are passionate about working BIPOC clients:

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WE ARE HERE TO HELP.

Our inclusive and highly skilled team of therapists are here to support you. Request an appointment and our Client Care Coordinator will connect you to one of our therapists who will follow up with you to schedule a complimentary phone consultation.

Decolonized & 
Culturally-Affirming Therapy

Anti-oppressive/decolonized therapy means that we will: never pathologize or shame appropriate responses to oppression and trauma. Therapy should always be a space to be open and grieve injustice as it happens to ourselves or our community without judgment. Decolonized therapy is a framework of healing from the dehumanizing effects of colonization, white supremacy, and systemic oppression. We de-center mental health away from the dominant, white narrative, and instead, we center rich familial, cultural, and ancestral wisdom, knowledge, and strengths from our Black communities.

Our anti-oppressive, culturally-informed approach to understand dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression that have shape our clients' identities and lived experiences. For Black folx, an important part of our work is healing the wounds from racial stress and racial trauma (microaggressions, racism, violence,  stereotypes, poverty, and discrimination). Anti-Oppressive, Decolonized therapy is the therapy you have been looking for - the therapy each of us deserves.

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Other Psychological Services We Offer

In addition to working with Black/African American community, the therapists at the Aguirre Center for Inclusive Psychotherapy also specialize in working with folx who hold other  marginalized identities including Latinx/Hispanic, LGBTQIA+, neurodivergent folx and members of the Poly/ENM communities.  We offer a variety of psychological services both in-person and online therapy from Atlanta-based therapy practice and across the state Georgia, Florida & PSYPACT-member states.  Our stellar team of therapists and psychologists provide individual therapy and counseling for depression, anxiety, trauma, burnout, imposter syndrome, and more. We also offer couples & relational counseling for all genders and all relationship structures.   

 

We look forward to supporting you on your journey towards healing and wholeness.

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