Resource Guide compiled by the Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers

 

 

Collective Healing

 

THE ROOTED COLLECTIVE

 http://bemorerooted.org/ 

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 

 https://www.beam.community/

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.

 

LOVELAND FOUNDATION

https://thelovelandfoundation.org/

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

 

SELF-CARE TIPS FOR BLACK PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH THIS VERY PAINFUL WEEK

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/g5pgmq/self-care-tips-for-black-people-struggling-from-painful-week

Rachel Miller for Vice - Movement for Black Lives

 

RADICAL SELF-CARE IN THE FACE OF MOUNTING RACIAL STRESS

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/healing-through-social-justice/201911/radical-self-care-in-the-face-mounting-racial-stress

The Psychology of Radical Healing Collective

 

FAMILY­CARE, COMMUNITY­ CARE AND SELF-­CARE TOOL KIT: HEALING IN THE FACE OF CULTURAL TRAUMA

https://www.abpsi.org/pdf/FamilyCommunitySelfCareToolKit.pdf

The Community Healing Network and The Association of Black Psychologists, Inc.

 

 

Guided Meditations

 

BLACK LIVES MATTER MEDITATION FOR HEALING RACIAL TRAUMA:

https://soundcloud.com/drcandicenicole/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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kspupcgyt5g

 

GUIDED MEDITATION FOR BLACK WOMEN:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rNh_MwulX0

 

GUIDED MEDITATION FOR BIPOC: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6pHoGSvVDw

 

GUIDED MEDITATION FOR POC (healing racial trauma): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bboefem_Ahg

 

 

Directories

 

CHASE BREXTON HEALTH CARE:

https://www.chasebrexton.org/services/therapy 

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:

 https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/

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:

https://blackmentalhealth.com/ 

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:

https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

https://therapyforblackgirls.com/podcast/

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:

https://www.innopsych.com/

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.

 

 

BIPOC Therapists

 

R.E.S.T Counseling, LLC

@rest_counseling

LeonardLMHC@gmail.com

 

Bloom Into Wellness, LLC

@bloomintowellnesstherapy

https://bloomintowellnesstherapy.com/

Brave Counseling & Wellness

@bravecounseling1

Www.psychologytoday.com

 

Black Women’s Wellness Day

@bwwday1founder

Www.ffbww.org

 

Roots Unraveled, LLC

@ru.healing

www.Rootsunraveled.org

 

 

Therapy For Black Girls

@therapyforblackgirls

Www.therapyforblackgirls.com

 

Melanin and Mental Health

@melaninandmentalhealth

Www.melaninandmentalhealth.com

 

Black Mental Wellness, Corp

@blackmentalwellness

www.blackmentalwellness.com

 

Dr. Ebony White

@iambtheceleb

www.drebonywhite.com

 

Uphol31:8

@uphold31

www.uphold318.com

 

Tamara Leroy London, LICSW

@tamaraleroylondonlicsw

https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/listing/tamara-leroy-london-licsw/

 

Sista Afya

@sistaafya

https://www.sistaafya.com/

Yasmine Cheyenne

@yasminecheyenne

www.yasminecheyenne.com

 

A Bucket for the Well LLC

@abucketforthewell

https://www.facebook.com/abucketforthewell/about/

GREATER BOSTON 

Email: gbabsw@gmail.com

Address:

Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers

c/o Imani House

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Boston, MA 02121   

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