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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves.

Am I the only one who's turned to video games to soothe myself the past couple of months? I have to admit I am enjoying the cool breezes and relaxing scenery of my island in Animal Crossing. While I'm new to gaming, I know that lots of other Black women have found a real sense of community in this space and wanted to learn more about it. For this conversation I was joined by Dr. Melissa Boone. Dr. Boone and I chatted about why so many of us have turned to games like Animal Crossing during the pandemic, the evolution she’s seen in terms of making gaming a more inclusive space, tips for parenting your young gamers and she shared how her experiences as a Social Psychologist have made her uniquely suited for the work she does currently.

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Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast!

Where to Find Dr. Boone

Twitter: @TheRubyValkyrie

If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory.

Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc

Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop.

If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com.

The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession.

Make sure to follow us on social media:

Twitter: @therapy4bgirls

Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls

Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls

 

 

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