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Session 58: GLBTQ Affirmative Spaces

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.


For today’s episode I am joined by Adrienne Michelle, LMFT. Adrienne is a QPOC therapist specializing in working with youth, adults, families and couples. Adrienne and I chatted about the fears that members of the GLBTQ community may have in reaching out for therapy, tips on how to find a therapist who is affirming, the work that still needs to be done in the Black community to be more affirmative, and some common vocabulary we should all know to create more affirmative spaces and relationships.



Resources Mentioned

Visit our Amazon Store for all the books Adrienne mentioned!

Tiq Milan & Kim Milan TED Talk 

Adrienne’s Handout- Nosey or Necessary


Where to Find Adrienne

Instagram: @adriennemichelletherapy


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