Black and African American Therapists in Dallas, TX

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Marvin K Lucas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, Author
Verified
Dallas, TX 75233  (Online Only)
My mother is English, and my father is African American.
After 20+ years of helping minority/mixed couples, it comes down to the three "C's": Communication, Conflict, and Confidence (Trust). Being married for 32 years, I understand the challenges of an intimate relationship. I personally champion affordable and high-quality mental health care. My session rate starts at $99 (Most are $140+). I am available on Evenings (TX, AR) and only do virtual sessions at this time. My ultimate goal is to empower you with the appropriate coping skills to help you with your personal and relational issues.
My mother is English, and my father is African American.
After 20+ years of helping minority/mixed couples, it comes down to the three "C's": Communication, Conflict, and Confidence (Trust). Being married for 32 years, I understand the challenges of an intimate relationship. I personally champion affordable and high-quality mental health care. My session rate starts at $99 (Most are $140+). I am available on Evenings (TX, AR) and only do virtual sessions at this time. My ultimate goal is to empower you with the appropriate coping skills to help you with your personal and relational issues.
(469) 966-8120 View (469) 966-8120
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Vadeisha Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75229  (Online Only)
Feeling stuck? Going from a coupled to a single life? Trying to balance home & work? Struggling with managing emotions in the workplace? Experiencing physical changes? Navigating through significant career changes? You are NOT alone. These transitions can be overwhelming, especially for black women, but there's strength in seeking support and guidance. I'm Vadeisha, a dedicated Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving in Texas and Louisiana, and I specialize in empowering black women through pivotal life changes. I wholeheartedly embrace the individual experiences and cultural nuances that shape my clients' lives.
Feeling stuck? Going from a coupled to a single life? Trying to balance home & work? Struggling with managing emotions in the workplace? Experiencing physical changes? Navigating through significant career changes? You are NOT alone. These transitions can be overwhelming, especially for black women, but there's strength in seeking support and guidance. I'm Vadeisha, a dedicated Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving in Texas and Louisiana, and I specialize in empowering black women through pivotal life changes. I wholeheartedly embrace the individual experiences and cultural nuances that shape my clients' lives.
(214) 307-9606 View (214) 307-9606
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Tiana Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75214  (Online Only)
As a Black female therapist, I value affirming and celebrating all identities.
Entrepreneurs, leaders, and creative individuals often struggle with self-esteem and career issues. The experience of depression, anxiety, trauma, or significant life transitions can interfere with your overall well-being. We go through life feeling there must be more; more to our potential, our relationships… just more. To address these concerns we have to look at our own investment in ourselves and our process of growth.
As a Black female therapist, I value affirming and celebrating all identities.
Entrepreneurs, leaders, and creative individuals often struggle with self-esteem and career issues. The experience of depression, anxiety, trauma, or significant life transitions can interfere with your overall well-being. We go through life feeling there must be more; more to our potential, our relationships… just more. To address these concerns we have to look at our own investment in ourselves and our process of growth.
(469) 382-4008 View (469) 382-4008
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Zandra L Ellis
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LCDC, MAC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75208  (Online Only)
FYI: Recently moved to Portland, OR and not currently accepting clients. Rise Above is a private practice and peer support group founded on the principle that sobriety is not boring. Taking the queues from the famous Black Flag song of the same name, Rise Above replaces the human entity of society with each person's drug of choice. Each person is taking on the challenge to no longer be slave to the substance, but take control and rise above to soar at greater heights, defiantly casting away personal doubt and naysayers using the same passion and punk rock rebellion embedded deep in us all. Ask about our AGI sliding scale.
FYI: Recently moved to Portland, OR and not currently accepting clients. Rise Above is a private practice and peer support group founded on the principle that sobriety is not boring. Taking the queues from the famous Black Flag song of the same name, Rise Above replaces the human entity of society with each person's drug of choice. Each person is taking on the challenge to no longer be slave to the substance, but take control and rise above to soar at greater heights, defiantly casting away personal doubt and naysayers using the same passion and punk rock rebellion embedded deep in us all. Ask about our AGI sliding scale.
(469) 606-4652 View (469) 606-4652
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Eisha Collins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75247  (Online Only)
Well, hello beautiful people! I aim to help black women who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or spirituality. From the time we are born, we are exposed to many unpleasant and even unexplainable circumstances that leave us desperately looking for answers. Unfortunately, as black women the “lack” can result in us dealing with our reality in a number of devastating ways. There is an amount of deception in MANY forms in our society that is cultivated and we fall victim to; some for a short period, and some all of our lives.
Well, hello beautiful people! I aim to help black women who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or spirituality. From the time we are born, we are exposed to many unpleasant and even unexplainable circumstances that leave us desperately looking for answers. Unfortunately, as black women the “lack” can result in us dealing with our reality in a number of devastating ways. There is an amount of deception in MANY forms in our society that is cultivated and we fall victim to; some for a short period, and some all of our lives.
(972) 325-7484 View (972) 325-7484
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April K Fich
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75232  (Online Only)
Are you exhausted with life? Are you expected to live up to high expectations in your career, school, home life or your relationships? As a woman, I understand the internal struggles of trying to be the best at everything and putting our own needs last. As a black woman, I have remained stoic in times of despair to avoid appearing weak and felt undervalued despite working harder than my peers. And as a child of an immigrant, I understand the hopes put on the first generation American to achieve the goals that your parents could only dream of.
Are you exhausted with life? Are you expected to live up to high expectations in your career, school, home life or your relationships? As a woman, I understand the internal struggles of trying to be the best at everything and putting our own needs last. As a black woman, I have remained stoic in times of despair to avoid appearing weak and felt undervalued despite working harder than my peers. And as a child of an immigrant, I understand the hopes put on the first generation American to achieve the goals that your parents could only dream of.
(469) 228-8433 View (469) 228-8433
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Devyn Walker
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, RYT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75208
Do you feel like on the outside you look like you have it all together but internally you're a mess? Do you struggle with finding a balance between your emotions be too strong & dissociating from your emotions completely? At times do you often feel like you know 'better' but don't 'do better'? If you can relate, I see you sis and I got you! I specialize in working with high achieving black women and women of color from ages 25-40, in navigating life. I enjoy working with professional women who struggle with managing relationships, work/life balance, high functioning depression and anxiety, ADHD, & trauma.
Do you feel like on the outside you look like you have it all together but internally you're a mess? Do you struggle with finding a balance between your emotions be too strong & dissociating from your emotions completely? At times do you often feel like you know 'better' but don't 'do better'? If you can relate, I see you sis and I got you! I specialize in working with high achieving black women and women of color from ages 25-40, in navigating life. I enjoy working with professional women who struggle with managing relationships, work/life balance, high functioning depression and anxiety, ADHD, & trauma.
(469) 263-1563 View (469) 263-1563
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Micah Cameron Gultery
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75219
As a African American, Micah has developed a multicultural therapy approach to counseling.
Micah specializes in anxiety, depression, suicidal ideations, mental health issues, self-harming, anger management, self-esteem, stress, and time management issues within individual, family, group sessions as a LPC-A. As a part of the Gen Z population, Micah has found his passion and purpose for adolescents, young adults, and adults of all ages looking for solutions for their well-being. Micah does individual, group and family therapy for his community. Micah provides group therapy for specific needs and areas of need. Micah has a passion for family therapy and uses multiple therapeutic approaches to assist families.
As a African American, Micah has developed a multicultural therapy approach to counseling.
Micah specializes in anxiety, depression, suicidal ideations, mental health issues, self-harming, anger management, self-esteem, stress, and time management issues within individual, family, group sessions as a LPC-A. As a part of the Gen Z population, Micah has found his passion and purpose for adolescents, young adults, and adults of all ages looking for solutions for their well-being. Micah does individual, group and family therapy for his community. Micah provides group therapy for specific needs and areas of need. Micah has a passion for family therapy and uses multiple therapeutic approaches to assist families.
(469) 829-4602 View (469) 829-4602
Photo of Tory Graham, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Dallas, TX
Tory Graham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Dallas, TX 75201  (Online Only)
My personal experiences as a Black man, husband, father, and healer have given me the opportunity to experience the many dynamics of life, good and bad.
Brothers! Yeah, I’m speaking to you, I see you. I know…..I get it. There’s this call to express, change, analyze, grow, and know in order to be best version of yourself possible. All of these become part of the demands we are already under. Come in, let’s build in a space where you get to change the narrative. The most powerful medicine for change is related to the story of who we are and I look forward to working with you to re-define the narrative of self and the world around you in a way that truly self-empowering For more information click the website link to view a short video about my approach. Let's build!
My personal experiences as a Black man, husband, father, and healer have given me the opportunity to experience the many dynamics of life, good and bad.
Brothers! Yeah, I’m speaking to you, I see you. I know…..I get it. There’s this call to express, change, analyze, grow, and know in order to be best version of yourself possible. All of these become part of the demands we are already under. Come in, let’s build in a space where you get to change the narrative. The most powerful medicine for change is related to the story of who we are and I look forward to working with you to re-define the narrative of self and the world around you in a way that truly self-empowering For more information click the website link to view a short video about my approach. Let's build!
(972) 928-0212 View (972) 928-0212
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Courtney Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75226  (Online Only)
It is my goal to break the stigma of mental health in the black community and promote healing.
Are you in a relationship, but somehow feel lonely? Do you find yourself struggling with boundaries, communication, self-esteem, and conflict? I’m excited to help you develop the skills necessary to navigate dating and relationships more effectively. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and I’m excited to assist you with your personal, career, mental, and emotional needs. Since you are reading this, that means you are considering creating a new narrative to manifest the future and the relationships you have always dreamt for yourself and/or your family. Investing in your future now is key. Let’s get started!
It is my goal to break the stigma of mental health in the black community and promote healing.
Are you in a relationship, but somehow feel lonely? Do you find yourself struggling with boundaries, communication, self-esteem, and conflict? I’m excited to help you develop the skills necessary to navigate dating and relationships more effectively. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and I’m excited to assist you with your personal, career, mental, and emotional needs. Since you are reading this, that means you are considering creating a new narrative to manifest the future and the relationships you have always dreamt for yourself and/or your family. Investing in your future now is key. Let’s get started!
(346) 209-0691 View (346) 209-0691
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Kiandra Daniels
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75207  (Online Only)
Color Wheel Therapy, PLLC believes that everyone is capable of acquiring necessary change for better lives. Our goal is to provide a safe, empathetic space to open the door for improved lives and empower individuals to strive for autonomy. Color Wheel Therapy, PLLC strives to provide a down-to-earth therapeutic environment to decrease the stigma of mental illness in the Black community and to normalize conversations about mental wellness through a structured, honest, and empathic therapy process. If you are new to therapy, this is just the place to get that comforting experience that you are hoping for!
Color Wheel Therapy, PLLC believes that everyone is capable of acquiring necessary change for better lives. Our goal is to provide a safe, empathetic space to open the door for improved lives and empower individuals to strive for autonomy. Color Wheel Therapy, PLLC strives to provide a down-to-earth therapeutic environment to decrease the stigma of mental illness in the Black community and to normalize conversations about mental wellness through a structured, honest, and empathic therapy process. If you are new to therapy, this is just the place to get that comforting experience that you are hoping for!
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Khiara Mills
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCPC, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75244
As a black young individual or person of color, finding a safe space for therapy can be quite difficult.
My specialties are teens and adults with anxiety, stress, trauma, depression, life changes, parenting, and teen behaviors. If you’re an adult experiencing any of the above challenges or are uncertain about your purpose, you're at the right place. If you have a teen who is struggling behaviorally, as a School Therapist with over 10 years of experience working with at-risk youth, I can provide your teen with the right tools to improve their behavior. While, adults and teens of all racial and ethnic backgrounds seek me out for services, African American/Black and other minorities specifically find value in my services.
As a black young individual or person of color, finding a safe space for therapy can be quite difficult.
My specialties are teens and adults with anxiety, stress, trauma, depression, life changes, parenting, and teen behaviors. If you’re an adult experiencing any of the above challenges or are uncertain about your purpose, you're at the right place. If you have a teen who is struggling behaviorally, as a School Therapist with over 10 years of experience working with at-risk youth, I can provide your teen with the right tools to improve their behavior. While, adults and teens of all racial and ethnic backgrounds seek me out for services, African American/Black and other minorities specifically find value in my services.
(972) 472-2927 View (972) 472-2927
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Bree Hearn
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Dallas, TX 75208  (Online Only)
If you have found this page you are at the right place at the right time, EXHALE. First, I want to congratulate you for taking the first step to healing, you're on the right track. Life does not not come with instructions and I'm telling you it's ok to get some help along the way. I work specifically with black women and POC ready to do the work required to become the best version of themselves. This includes addressing generational trauma, life transitions, low self-esteem, perfectionism, anxiety and poor boundaries.
If you have found this page you are at the right place at the right time, EXHALE. First, I want to congratulate you for taking the first step to healing, you're on the right track. Life does not not come with instructions and I'm telling you it's ok to get some help along the way. I work specifically with black women and POC ready to do the work required to become the best version of themselves. This includes addressing generational trauma, life transitions, low self-esteem, perfectionism, anxiety and poor boundaries.
(469) 306-4868 View (469) 306-4868
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Rebecca C. Werts
LPC Associate, MS, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75219  (Online Only)
I am passionate about helping Black/African American individuals, particularly women and adolescent girls, experience wholeness.
I remember when I started my healing journey. Though it came with many twists and turns, it was also the most liberating and powerful decision I could have made for myself. Maybe you're on a journey to healing or maybe you're trying to figure out where to start. If you're just starting to embark on your healing journey, I'm proud of you. Choosing to heal can be such a transformative experience. It is even more meaningful when you choose to navigate that journey in an empowering, safe, and trusted environment. I am passionate and intentional with helping you rediscover your needs, yourself, and your purpose in life.
I am passionate about helping Black/African American individuals, particularly women and adolescent girls, experience wholeness.
I remember when I started my healing journey. Though it came with many twists and turns, it was also the most liberating and powerful decision I could have made for myself. Maybe you're on a journey to healing or maybe you're trying to figure out where to start. If you're just starting to embark on your healing journey, I'm proud of you. Choosing to heal can be such a transformative experience. It is even more meaningful when you choose to navigate that journey in an empowering, safe, and trusted environment. I am passionate and intentional with helping you rediscover your needs, yourself, and your purpose in life.
(972) 736-8850 View (972) 736-8850
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Faithe Mistretta-Hamilton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified
Dallas, TX 75231
I believe that Black Lives Matter, Abortion is Healthcare, and science is real.
I am a licensed clinical social worker with experience in providing culturally competent guidance and support to those 15+. I am passionate about helping those who feel unheard, marginalized, and/or left out - especially for those struggling with trauma, gender & sexual identity, depression, end-of-life of a beloved pet or human loved one, and anxiety. I strive to create a safe space for you to explore your life experiences, & relationships, discover your unique self & intention, and increase your self-awareness & self-compassion.
I believe that Black Lives Matter, Abortion is Healthcare, and science is real.
I am a licensed clinical social worker with experience in providing culturally competent guidance and support to those 15+. I am passionate about helping those who feel unheard, marginalized, and/or left out - especially for those struggling with trauma, gender & sexual identity, depression, end-of-life of a beloved pet or human loved one, and anxiety. I strive to create a safe space for you to explore your life experiences, & relationships, discover your unique self & intention, and increase your self-awareness & self-compassion.
(469) 224-1005 View (469) 224-1005
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Dr. Kimberly Burdine
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Dallas, TX 75254  (Online Only)
My work is centered in imagining liberation and healing free from anti-Black racism, colonialism, state violence, cissexism, ableism, capitalism, xenophobia and any form of systemic oppression. I am committed to the healing and liberation of Black folx, particularly those in the margins. Queer, disabled, immigrant, women, young, Black folx have a right to be well and access quality mental health care. As a queer Black woman, who has benefitted from community, healing, and affirmation, it is meaningful and spiritually fulfilling to offer support to folx with similar identities.
My work is centered in imagining liberation and healing free from anti-Black racism, colonialism, state violence, cissexism, ableism, capitalism, xenophobia and any form of systemic oppression. I am committed to the healing and liberation of Black folx, particularly those in the margins. Queer, disabled, immigrant, women, young, Black folx have a right to be well and access quality mental health care. As a queer Black woman, who has benefitted from community, healing, and affirmation, it is meaningful and spiritually fulfilling to offer support to folx with similar identities.
(469) 933-0841 View (469) 933-0841
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Angela Fitzpatrick
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Dallas, TX 75240  (Online Only)
As a black female introvert who has struggled with anxiety and self-esteem, I’ll meet you where you are and offer you the support you need to find your unique strengths.
You want to appear more outgoing, productive, and like you are “on top of things” but deep down you are struggling to cope with anxiety and low self-esteem. You are someone who enjoys your alone time but still finds yourself wanting to be active and feel included. You want to feel less exhausted and find that too many things going on at once can leave you feeling frazzled. You may struggle with overanalyzing a past conversation you had or maybe you feel self-critical. You're ready to start feeling some relief, hope, and happiness again. Most of all, you are ready to feel less anxious and depressed. I want to help you get there.
As a black female introvert who has struggled with anxiety and self-esteem, I’ll meet you where you are and offer you the support you need to find your unique strengths.
You want to appear more outgoing, productive, and like you are “on top of things” but deep down you are struggling to cope with anxiety and low self-esteem. You are someone who enjoys your alone time but still finds yourself wanting to be active and feel included. You want to feel less exhausted and find that too many things going on at once can leave you feeling frazzled. You may struggle with overanalyzing a past conversation you had or maybe you feel self-critical. You're ready to start feeling some relief, hope, and happiness again. Most of all, you are ready to feel less anxious and depressed. I want to help you get there.
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Elexus Rogers
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75287  (Online Only)
Hey Loves! I'm a Therapist who specializes in helping black women build and maintain healthy, long-lasting relationships. I believe that we as black women have the ability and the strength to overcome the hurt and trauma that has been placed on us. We are mothers, sisters, wives, aunties, teachers, and caretakers; placing others' needs above our own, but failing to ensure that our cup is full before pouring into others.
Hey Loves! I'm a Therapist who specializes in helping black women build and maintain healthy, long-lasting relationships. I believe that we as black women have the ability and the strength to overcome the hurt and trauma that has been placed on us. We are mothers, sisters, wives, aunties, teachers, and caretakers; placing others' needs above our own, but failing to ensure that our cup is full before pouring into others.
(469) 489-5370 View (469) 489-5370
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BPOQe, Doster & Hoffman Therapy and Consultation
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCDC, LMSW, LCSW-S, LPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75238  (Online Only)
High regards to you as you consider starting the journey of working towards becoming your best self. We are a team of pro-Black, spiritually aware, LGBTQ+ competent and affirming, down to earth therapists. We engage our clients in a holistic and person-centered approach, and value collaboration in the therapy space. Come as you are and we will meet you where you are at. Prioritizing your mental health, or even figuring out what that means can be super daunting. Our goal is to assist you in that process, in whatever way we can within our scope of practice.
High regards to you as you consider starting the journey of working towards becoming your best self. We are a team of pro-Black, spiritually aware, LGBTQ+ competent and affirming, down to earth therapists. We engage our clients in a holistic and person-centered approach, and value collaboration in the therapy space. Come as you are and we will meet you where you are at. Prioritizing your mental health, or even figuring out what that means can be super daunting. Our goal is to assist you in that process, in whatever way we can within our scope of practice.
(469) 306-1531 View (469) 306-1531
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Martinique Nicol
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
2 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75204
I am committed to fostering healing and resilience in the lives of individuals, couples, and families. My mission is to craft a secure and nurturing haven for your extraordinary journey. I am proud to provide inclusive and affirming support for the black and brown community, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and all other marginalized groups.
I am committed to fostering healing and resilience in the lives of individuals, couples, and families. My mission is to craft a secure and nurturing haven for your extraordinary journey. I am proud to provide inclusive and affirming support for the black and brown community, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and all other marginalized groups.
(469) 840-1679 View (469) 840-1679

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Black and African American Therapists

As an African American, why might I wish to see a therapist who is African American?

African American clients may seek out African American therapists for several reasons, foremost being a sense of cultural understanding and the possibility of shared experiences. Cultural sensitivity and context on the part of the therapist may make it easier to form a therapeutic alliance and to focus on the work of therapy without the need to explain or educate a therapist on cultural matters. It may also be empowering to work with a therapist who shares one’s racial or ethnic background. It is important to note that a therapist who demonstrates cultural sensitivity can be highly effective even if they do not share a client’s background or race.

Can clients benefit from working with a therapist who shares their race or ethnicity?

Yes, having a therapist who shares a client’s race or ethnicity is often valuable, especially if it fosters a strong therapeutic alliance between the two. While training, qualifications, and experience are always important, a strong alliance between client and therapist is a major contributor to therapeutic effectiveness. An alliance is likely to be strengthened with a therapist who has an understanding of a client’s background and perhaps also shared life experiences. It should be noted that many clients form a strong bond with their therapist regardless of their race or ethnicity. This is a personal decision, and it depends on the therapist, the client, and the connection between the two.

How might I inquire about a therapist’s experience working with African American clients?

Clients can ask therapists directly about their experience working with clients of diverse backgrounds, including with African American individuals. You may wish to inquire whether a therapist has undertaken training in cultural competence broadly, and how specifically they would ensure that their approach is sensitive to the needs of African American clients. Therapy involves honesty and trust, so it’s best for clients to share concerns about their therapist’s cultural competence at the outset. And a good clinician who is nonetheless not the right fit for you is often happy to make referrals based on the concerns you articulate.

Why is it important for a therapist to be culturally sensitive?

It’s important for a therapist to be culturally sensitive because everyone comes to therapy with a unique background and set of experiences. Being aware of culture and cultural differences between people is important for understanding clients, as is coming to therapy with an open mind, recognizing that the therapist doesn’t necessarily understand everything and that the client can help guide the way.

Who is included in Psychology Today's directory of Black therapists?

The directory of Black therapists includes therapists who have self-identified their ethnicity in their profiles. Psychology Today uses this information to assist clients in finding a therapist who can provide a cultural match. However, not all therapists choose to disclose their ethnicity in their profile, and they may not appear in search results for this reason. In situations where the number of therapists who have identified as Black is limited, the directory will also show therapists who have undergone specific multicultural training or have extensive experience working with clients from relevant cultural backgrounds.