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Mamie Clark

KBCS Producer Kevin Henry brings you a short reflection on the work of American Psychological  Researcher, Mamie Phipps Clark.

Producer: Kevin Henry

Photo: CUNY Academic Commons

Microaggressions and Mental Health

KBCS contributor and Health Chair of the NAACP Snohomish Chapter, Kevin Henry hosts a discussion on the effects of microaggressions on people of diverse backgrounds.  They also offer approaches on how to best support the community in recognizing and calling out microaggressions in the workplace and in personal settings.  Featured speakers are University of Washington Mental Health Therapist and Cultural Liaison, Antonia Ramos and Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Health Chair of NAACP Seattle King County, Michael Swann.

Producer: Kevin Henry

Photo: Kevin Henry

Youth and Mental Health and the Need for Trusted Adults

Kate Donaldson experienced her first of daily panic attacks while she was in high school.  She describes the anatomy of her panic attack in this audio story.  Luckily, Donaldson had access to some key resources during this time, including trusted adults.
Donaldson went on to study psychology and applied her studies in the field.  Today, she’s partnered with Dr. Luci Hackbert, a local clinical psychologist specializing in social and emotional learning curriculum, to create the calm and connected toolkit
The toolkit offers a call for communities to create a web of trusted adults for our youth.  Listen in on the genesis of this program and how it works.
Producer: Yuko Kodama
Photo: Dr. Lucianne Hackbert and Kate Donaldson

Thom Hartmann on ‘Walking Your Blues Away’

Thom Hartmann, Radio Host, former Psychotherapist and Author of Walking Your Blues Away: How to Heal Your Mind and Create Emotional Well Being,  talks about how you can work through your trauma just by intentional walking. (more…)

Depression in the Black Community

This three-part series addresses common attitudes toward depression in the black community as KBCS’s KD Hall interviews Chalon Ervin, clinical psychologist.