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RESOURCES TO USE WHEN THINGS GET HEAVY

13 Black-Owned Therapy And Wellness 

Can we all agree that 2020 has definitely been one for the books? 

Between a health pandemic sweeping the globe to the world coming together to protest the decades of injustices Black people face, this has been a stressful time.

If you are an empath, times like this can be even more draining as you see and feel so many people hurting.

Taking time to ask “am I okay” is key and finding resources to help you recharge and get back to being your best self is equally important.

To help you out, we’ve curated this list of Black-owned therapy and meditation resources that you can access during trying times.

Ayana

This app uses your unique traits, values, and experiences to match those in marginalized communities with a therapist trained to tackle the issues or hardships they may face day to day. 

Black Girls Breathing

This brand and platform focuses on mediation and breathwork for Black women and is led by Black women as well. 

Black Zen

Friends Stacy and Jasmine created this online platform which hosts things from guided meditation to a wellness podcast. This is something you’ll want to keep on your list. 

Black Virtual Therapists Network

This website provides a list of licensed Black therapists who are also certified to hold virtual sessions.

Black Lives Matter Meditation

Dr. Candice Nicole hosts guided sessions focusing on racial trauma and the psychological and physiological toll it takes on people of color.

Black Girl in Om

Lauren Ash created this online community to allow Black women to simply breathe freely. She offers guided meditations as well as other resources on her platforms.

Dive in Well

Maryam Ajayi created this brand to bring more diversity to the wellness industry. You can access resources from people of color in various healing communities.

HealHaus

This Brooklyn-based business created by Darian Hall and Elisa Shankle, has now pivoted to online classes due to COVID-19. They offer yoga, meditation, as well as workshops and private sessions

Liberate Meditation

Deemed to be the number 1 meditation app for Black, indigenous, and people of color. Participate in guided meditations with people who look and sound just like you.

Sista Afya

This Chicago-based network connects its community with mental health resources around the globe. You can also find merchandise such as coloring books and journals on the website too.

Therapy For Black Men

This safe space allows men of color to connect with therapists that are competent to handle and treat any mental health issues they may be facing.

Therapy For Black Girls

Therapy for Black Girls works to connect Black women and girls with therapists who look just like them.

The Nap Ministry

The Nap Ministry focuses on restorative power of the one thing we oftentimes take for granted as adults, naps.

For more information on how to contact these resources, click below!