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So you wanna know more about #therapy while #BlackInAmerica :
[A brief #MedEd 🧵] 🛋
Kick back and read along while I answer some common questions about therapy for #mentalhealth and #wellbeing :
[#medtwitter #BlackTwitter #MentalHealthAwareness #bipocmentalhealthmonth ]➡️
Questions addressed in this 🧵:
📌Wait therapy? I thought you were a psychiatrist?
📌Therapy, isn’t that just for rich white people?
📌How can I be sure they ain’t just putting my business in the street?
📌 Okay, I may be interested, but how do I find one? #psychtwitter ➡️
✅All psychiatrist are therapist, but not all therapist are psychiatrist.

Okay, this is a very general statement, but true.
All graduates of medical residency programs in General and Child/Teen Psychiatry have been trained in different types of psycho-therapy. Psycho like 🧠➡️
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In light of the shocking and disturbing news of the unjust murders of #GeorgeFloyd #AhmaudAbery #BreonnaTaylor by police officers, we would like to bring awareness to and highlight the mental health impacts of exposure to traumatic racial incidents to the Black community Image
In this thread, we particularly focus on race-based trauma – providing an understanding of what it is and how it can impact the Black community after exposure to the recent incidents of police brutality in the USA.
So what is race-based #trauma? Race-based trauma (or racial trauma) refers to peoples’ reactions to dangerous events and real or perceived experiences of racial discrimination.
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