Resource Guide compiled by the Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers
THE ROOTED COLLECTIVE
A local Black LGBTQ/SGL transformational healing collective who host events and sacred space rituals. Keep alert for their next triumphant and transcendent virtual gathering.
BEAM: BLACK EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
A collective committed to Black healing and wellbeing. BEAM holds regular “Heart Space” gatherings to “Vent. Connect. Meditate. Sing. Share.”, body-mind healing events, and dialogues on topics like Toxic Masculinity and dealing with depression and while Black.
Black women and girls deserve access to healing, and that healing will impact generations.
The Loveland Foundation is the official continuation of this effort to bring opportunity and healing to communities of color, and especially to Black women and girls. Through fellowships, residency programs, listening tours, and more, ultimately we hope to contribute to both the empowerment and the liberation of the communities we serve.
SELF-CARE TIPS FOR BLACK PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH THIS VERY PAINFUL WEEK
Rachel Miller for Vice - Movement for Black Lives
RADICAL SELF-CARE IN THE FACE OF MOUNTING RACIAL STRESS
The Psychology of Radical Healing Collective
FAMILYCARE, COMMUNITY CARE AND SELF-CARE TOOL KIT: HEALING IN THE FACE OF CULTURAL TRAUMA
The Community Healing Network and The Association of Black Psychologists, Inc.
BLACK LIVES MATTER MEDITATION FOR HEALING RACIAL TRAUMA:
17-minute guided meditation from Dr. Candice Nicole. “As a counseling psychologist, a healer, and a Black woman with a love ethic to my activism, this project is one of my contributions to the
MEDIATION FOR BLACK LIVES:
GUIDED MEDITATION FOR BLACK WOMEN:
GUIDED MEDITATION FOR BIPOC:
GUIDED MEDITATION FOR POC (healing racial trauma): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bboefem_Ahg
CHASE BREXTON HEALTH CARE:
Offers culturally sensitive, LGBT-affirming Behavioral Health Therapy. Currently taking new clients for telehealth services, call 410-837-2050.
THE NATIONAL QUEER AND TRANS THERAPISTS OF COLOR NETWORK (NQTTCN): https://www.nqttcn.com/
A specialized directory of providers and other mental health resources for queer and trans people of color in North America.
Inclusive Therapists is a directory specializing in helping “Black, Indigenous, People of Color, the LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent folx, and people with disabilities” find “a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist.”
BLACK MENTAL HEALTH ALLIANCE:
Based in Baltimore, MD, but with online and virtual resources, this directory of mental health providers also offers workshops and classes for both consumers and professionals.
THERAPY FOR BLACK GIRLS:
An online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls with a nationwide directory of mental health providers. Also features a popular podcast that focuses on mental health and therapy.
InnoPsych’s mission is to bring healing to communities of color by changing the face and feel of therapy! We strive to make therapists of color more visible in the community by creating a path to wellness-themed business ownership; to make it faster (and easier) for people of color to match with a therapist of color; and to create a major shift in how communities of color (or POCs) view therapy.
R.E.S.T Counseling, LLC
Bloom Into Wellness, LLC
Brave Counseling & Wellness
Black Women’s Wellness Day
Roots Unraveled, LLC
Therapy For Black Girls
Melanin and Mental Health
Black Mental Wellness, Corp
Dr. Ebony White
Tamara Leroy London, LICSW
A Bucket for the Well LLC