Healing While Black Podcast
Episode 8: Decolonizing Our Minds and Bodies

Episode 8: Decolonizing Our Minds and Bodies

November 22, 2021

In this episode, we welcome the beautiful, Thérèse Cator, who is a mother, healer, leadership and embodiment coach, storyteller and founder of Embodied Black Girl. Thérèse helps us engage with some of the wisdom of our ancestors through exploring inter-generational trauma and healing and what it means for Black people to decolonize ourselves in mind and body.  

Engage with Thérèse:

IG: @theresecator
Embodied Black Girl IG: @embodiedblackgirl
Website: https://embodiedblackgirl.com/

 

Episode 7: Healing While Black Podcast at Brown University

Episode 7: Healing While Black Podcast at Brown University

September 26, 2021

We are back for Season Two! In this episode Quiana and Misty joined the Brown University community for a live conversation about their previous experiences as Black, first-generation college, low-income students. They also explored what it feels and looks like to cope, heal and be in community as the U.S. grapples with its deep history of racial oppression amidst a global pandemic.

 

This episode was sponsored by the Brown Center for Students of Color, U-FLi Center - Undocumennted, First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center, and Sarah Doyle Center for Women and Gender

 

Episode 6: Season 1 Wrap Up: Guest Erika Cooksey, LMSW

Episode 6: Season 1 Wrap Up: Guest Erika Cooksey, LMSW

March 10, 2021

In this final episode of season 1, guest Erika Cooksey, LMSW, talks about what came up for her as she tuned in this season and asks the hosts some questions. Misty and Quiana respond to more listener comments, questions and suggestions for upcoming seasons. Join us as we end our first season!

Episode 5: Keeping It Real: The beauty and struggle in Black authenticity

Episode 5: Keeping It Real: The beauty and struggle in Black authenticity

January 18, 2021

In this episode, Quiana and Misty talk about the power in Black people expressing the full range of our humanity and diversity and how our ability to live authentically is often challenged by the need to make white people feel comfortable. 

Episode 4: Can’t Steal Our Joy: The Healing Power of Music

Episode 4: Can’t Steal Our Joy: The Healing Power of Music

December 8, 2020
Guest, Ghislaine “Qi Dada” Jean of music duo Riders Against the Storm and host of Qi Dada Life join Quiana & Misty for a dynamic conversation about the role music has played in the lives of Black folks.
 
Follow our guest, Qi Dada, on Instagram @Qidadalife. Check out Riders Against the Storm at rashiphop.com and follow the duo on Instagram @rashiphop
 
Grab you and the kid in your life a coloring book (links below) from Doreen Vail. Check her out on facebook @https://www.facebook.com/doreen.s.vail and Instagram @therealdoreenvail
"I'm Great and I Know It" Coloring Book by Doreen Vail 
"I'm Great and I Know It" Song by Doreen Vail 
Episode 3: Breakin’ Down the System: The 4 I’s of Racism

Episode 3: Breakin’ Down the System: The 4 I’s of Racism

November 23, 2020

Quiana and Misty discuss the multiple layers of systemic racism, some visible and invisible ways Black people are impacted by racism, and how knowledge can lead to healing and re-imagining our lives. 

Resources:

The Four I's of Oppression article http://www.coloradoinclusivefunders.org/uploads/1/1/5/0/11506731/the_four_is_of_oppression.pdf

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Episode 2: Talking Mental Health: Guest Orin Howard

Episode 2: Talking Mental Health: Guest Orin Howard

November 9, 2020

Today's episode we're discussing mental health and the Black community. Joining the conversation is educator, speaker, and therapist Orin Howard. 

Episode 1: Safety, Hope & Healing: Meet the hosts

Episode 1: Safety, Hope & Healing: Meet the hosts

October 26, 2020

Episode 1: Misty and Quiana interview each other in this opener episode.

Welcome to the Healing While Black Podcast

Welcome to the Healing While Black Podcast

October 15, 2020

Welcome to the Healing While Black Podcast. Every other Monday, therapists, Quiana and Misty will discuss what it means to heal while being Black. 

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