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16: The Road Worth Traveling

Terrance Stewart, ASW joins us for the podcast today and reflets on his educational journey as one of the few Black men in the CSUN Master’s of Social Work Program during his time in the program. He shares how he found wellness through balance and intent…

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15: Not Goin’ with the Flow

Dr. Daniel Lee, Mayor and first Black elected Council Member of Culver City, CA joins the Chill Spot Radio. We look at black male identity and how it intersects with social work values, the systematic racism and urban education. We learn how, “not going …

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14: There are so many conversations to be had

It’s been quite a year… and we’re back! Glad to have you all listen in on today’s podcast where we take a look back on the year and examine where we are in terms of healing.  We’ve been subjected to a lot as black people, and where there has been some …

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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 who engages in mental health services. Sarah also shares how she mainta…

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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 work, Michael Hughes, LMFT, shares his story. With a unique view of wor…

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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 a healer to others while also being in need of healing…

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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 of BEAM Collective. In this episode we talk about BEAMs method of, “c…

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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, particularly men, to embrace these two disciplines. James sha…

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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 with and providing spaces of belonging to black women enrolled in the Mas…

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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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