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Being the Change: Embracing Antiracism in the Therapy Room

Race-based stress and trauma have always existed in our practices, but do we know how to identify it and truly address it? Whether or not you’ve felt the traumatic wounds of racism or experienced race-based stressors firsthand, this recording will help you learn how to embrace an antiracism stance in your practice that will help clients find safety and healing in your work together.
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Faculty:
Monnica T Williams
Duration:
1 Hour 15 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 03, 2020

Description

Race-based stress and trauma have always existed in our practices, but do we know how to identify it and truly address it? Whether or not you’ve felt the traumatic wounds of racism or experienced race-based stressors firsthand, this recording will help you learn how to embrace an antiracism stance in your practice that will help clients find safety and healing in your work together. 

Dr. Williams is a renowned researcher on race-based trauma and mental health disparities, along with researching psychedelic-assisted therapies for people of color. In this special and inspiring recording, she’ll go in depth on how the effects of racism show up in your office, and effective ways you can be the change starting with one client at a time. 

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Outline

  • What can well-intentioned people do about racism? 
  • Recognizing racial trauma 
  • Validating experiences of oppression 
  • How to become more comfortable talking about issues related to race

Faculty

Being the Change: Embracing Antiracism in the Therapy Room

Monnica T Williams, Ph.D. Related seminars and products: 3


Dr. Monnica T. Williams, PhD, is a board-certified licensed clinical psychologist who was named one of the top 25 thought leaders in PTSD by PTSD Journal.
Her work has been featured in several major media outlets, including NPR, Huffington Post, CNN, and the New York Times.

Dr. Williams has published over 100 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles focused on trauma and other anxiety-related disorders and cultural differences. She is an associate editor of the Behavior Therapist and New Ideas in Psychology, and serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals.

A past president of the Delaware Valley Association of Black Psychologists, Dr. Williams is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa in the School of Psychology, where she is the Canada Research Chair for Mental Health Disparities. She is also Clinical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Clinic in Connecticut, where she provides supervision and training to clinicians for empirically-supported treatments.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Monnica Williams is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa. She is the clinical director at Behavioral Wellness Clinic, LLC. Dr. Williams receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Monnica Williams is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association; International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies (Special Interest Group Leader: African Americans in Behavior Therapy; and the American Psychological Association.