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Book Launch: “Decolonizing Therapy” by Jennifer Mullan PsyD.

November 7, 2023 @ 7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

$32.45 – $47.84

About the Event

About the Book:

A call to action for therapists to politicize their practice through an emotional decolonial lens.

An essential work that centers colonial and historical trauma in a framework for healing, Decolonizing Therapy illuminates that all therapy is—and always has been— inherently political. To better understand the mental health oppression and institutional violence that exists today, we must become familiar with the root of disembodiment from our histories, homelands, and healing practices. Only then will readers see how colonial, historical, and intergenerational legacies have always played a role in the treatment of mental health.

This book is the emotional companion and guide to decolonization. It is an invitation for Eurocentrically trained clinicians to acknowledge privileged and oppressed parts while relearning what we thought we knew. Ignoring collective global trauma makes delivering effective therapy impossible; not knowing how to interrogate privilege (as a therapist, client, or both) makes healing elusive; and shying away from understanding how we as professionals may be participating in oppression is irresponsible.

About the Author:

Jennifer Mullan, Psy.D is a dynamic international speaker, professor, healer-spiritualist, scholar-activist and widely known as the “Rage Doctor.”  Trained as a western clinical psychologist; Dr. Jennifer Mullan birthed Decolonizing Therapy – a psychological evolution that weaves together political, ancestral, therapeutic and global well-being.

Dr. Millan is a major disruptor in the mental health industrial complex. Her work is an urgent call to dive to the root of global and generational trauma to unlock the wisdom of our sacred rage.

Decolonizing Therapy catalyzes a growing movement of practitioners who are unlearning colonial methods of psychology. They are co-creating a new liberatory model of mental health.

Dr. Jennifer Mullan is the author of the forthcoming book “Decolonizing Therapy: Oppression, Historical Trauma & Politicizing Your Practice,” and is a dynamic and highly sought after international speaker. She is also an organizational consultant, teacher, course creator, community builder, and decolonized mental health movement starter.

Dr. Jennifer Mullan received ESSENCE Magazine’s 2020 Essential Hero Award in Mental Health, and has been featured internationally on Bloomberg, BBC, Heal Magazine, The Catalyst, The Today Show, Vox, Allure, GQ, and the Calgary Journal, among many others. She currently lives in Northern NJ on land that was stewarded by the Leni Lenape people.

About the Conversation Partner:

Minaa B. is a writer, author, and the founder of Minaa B. Consulting, a mental health consulting practice that works with organizations to help them develop psychological safety and become mental health inclusive. She is also a licensed mental health professional and worked as a therapist specializing in treating depression, anxiety, and trauma.

An expert in her field, Minaa sits on the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez. Minaa has also been featured in various media outlets such as Red Table Talk, Peace of Mind With Taraji, BBC, Essence, and more. She lives in New York City.

Details

Date:
November 7, 2023
Time:
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$32.45 – $47.84
Website:
https://www.cafeconlibrosbk.com/event-info/book-launch-decolonizing-therapy-with-jennifer-mullan-psyd-in-dialogue-with-minaa-b-lmsw

Organizer

Cafe con Libros
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Venue

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church
157 Montague Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Phone
718-875-6960
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