There’s Something Very Isolating about Murder

The session in which we talk to Alexia Clarke, MPH, Program Coordinator, and Fran Stier, Ph.D., about their work at the Chester Community Coalition helping families heal from gun violence. The mission of the Coalition is to heal the psychological and emotional impact of homicides and reduce trauma-related reactive violence in Chester, PA.

How Power is Constructed

The session in which we talk to James Wadley, Phd, about unpacking racism and systemic oppression in practice. Dr. Wadley is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Counseling and Human Services department at Lincoln University. He is a scholar-practitioner and maintains a private practice in both PA and NJ as a Licensed Professional Counselor.  He is also an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor and is the founding editor of the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships. Dr. Wadley is the founder and principal of the Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians.

How to Have a Voice

The session in which we talk to Dr. Holly Sawyer about the impact of workplace microaggressions on Professional Black Women and what they can do about it. We also talked about the importance of not committing microaggressions in the first place and what to do about it when we do (hint: defensiveness is not the answer). 

Dr. Holly Sawyer is the founder of Life First Therapy ( where she helps professionals of color navigate through their career and life.