Episodes: 2 Columns

13: Healing for the Healer

Sarah, LCSW, joins the podcast for an introspective conversation on racial identity, self care, and radical healing. We look at the parallel process of being a mental health provider...

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12: The Trailblazer

In this episode of the Chill Spot Radio, three generations of Black male therapists converge on issues of identity, culture, and experience. Reflecting on his 42 years of therapeutic...

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11: The Humbled Athlete

Brett Riley, practicing Associate Clinical Social Worker joins the Chill Spot Radio. With tenderness and vulnerability, Brett shares his personal journey and reflects on the parallel process of being...

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10: A Space for Blackness Part 2

With a grounding presence, engaging spirit, and progressive vision, Yolo Akili Robinson joins Chill Spot Radio for it's 10th episode! Yolo is a writer, yoga instructor, and the founder...

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9: Feel Free to Feel Free

James "Dat Yoga Dude" Woods (trained MFT children's book authoer, and certified yoga instructor) shares his story of integrating mental health, yoga, and creating a community for black people,...

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8: Black Girl Magic

In today's podcast we explore the importance of being seen.  Dr. Wendy Ashley and Professor Jolene Swain, co-creators of Black Girl Magic share the work they're doing in connecting...

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7: The Process

Today we're holding space and providing opportunity to traverse the experience of being black. We begin to see what "healing enough" looks like.

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6: A Space for Blackness

Leroy, from BEAM, Black Emotional and Mental-Health shares his wisdom, insight and magnetic energy as we discuss black wellness, wholeness and healing. We learn about ways to create healing...

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5: Decolonizing the Mind

Jose Paez joins the Chill Spot to discuss how colonialism impacts the mental health of people of color. We also explore decolonization of American social constructs and review liberation...

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4: The Ballot or the Bullet

Dr. Boris Ricks, whose expertise is in urban politics, joins the Chill Spot today. We examine the psychological burden of being black, marginalized and undermined in America. We also...

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3: How do we heal?

Continuation from last episode's conversation around police brutality, trauma and how it impacts individuals, families and communities. How do we heal, and what is healing-enough? We also begin to...

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2: Hunted: The Black Male Psyche

In this episode, we talk about the trauma black males experience when seeing other black men murdered. We examine trauma, it's impact on communities of color, and dive deeper...

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