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Resilient Black Women: Women and Emotions

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Throughout Season 2, Joi and Deneshia have been discussing what you might expect from therapy and what our emotions can tell us if we allow ourselves to sit with them and feel them. In episode 6, Joi and Deneshia discuss women and emotions and the trope of the angry Black woman.

Deneshia Simpson is the co-host of <i>Resilient Black Women.</i>
Joi McGowan is a licensed professional counselor with a rich educational background in psychology and mental health counseling, her unwavering commitment to mental health support manifests in every aspect of her practice at Amani Counseling & Co,LLC. She has worked as a therapist for the last ten years. She is a mother of 4 and married to her husband Dustin McGowan for 12years.

With this podcast Joi hopes to bring a message of empowerment and inspiration. The Resilient Black Women Podcast exists to demystify mental health for Black Women, Women of Color and Women everywhere. Meditation is one of her most supportive tools and breath work, she says, “Peace is always possible, as long as you have your breath and your body.” You can learn more about Joi by visiting her website at amanicounselingnco.com and reading her blog from her website. Joi is also available for speaking engagements/professional trainings. Follow her on instagram @amanicounseling_co