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Session 15: Healthy Relationships Need Effective Communication

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 versions of ourselves.

On today’s episode, I chatted with guest therapist Kiaundra Jackson, LMFT all about healthy relationships. We discussed how we can have healthy relationships even if we’ve never seen that modeled for us, the importance of truly listening to our partners, and the key elements of effective communication.

Resources Mentioned

The Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Communication

The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman

The 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work by Gottman & Silver


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