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Welcome to the ReRooted Podcast with Francesca Maximé, trauma-sensitive mindfulness meditation teacher and poet. Together we’ll take a closer look at approaches to transforming trauma with insights from psychology, neuroscience, spirituality, social justice and the creative arts. Join Francesca and her guests for an exploration of our shared connection and how we can cultivate greater compassion for ourselves and for others.

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Welcome to the ReRooted Podcast with Francesca Maximé, trauma-sensitive mindfulness meditation teacher and poet. Together we’ll take a closer look at approaches to transforming trauma with insights from psychology, neuroscience, spirituality, social justice and the creative arts. Join Francesca and her guests for an exploration of our shared connection and how we can cultivate greater compassion for ourselves and for others.

    Ep. 32 – What is Whiteness? with Dr. Janet E. Helms

    Ep. 32 – What is Whiteness? with Dr. Janet E. Helms

    Dr. Janet E. Helms joins Francesca to explore the historical roots of whiteness and systemic racism, and offer perspective on privilege and racial identity.

    Francesca is joined by Dr. Janet E. Helms to explore the concept of whiteness. White is whiteness? What is white-bodied supremacy? Where did this come from in terms of the history of this country? How does it live in people's psyches, movements, behaviors, and actions? What kind of research supports different ways of being? These questions are explored among others concerning race relations, gender, patriarchy, autonomy, and freedom.

    Dr. Janet E. Helms is the Augustus Long Professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology and Director of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture at Boston College. She is past president of the Society of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Helms is an APA Fellow in Counseling Psychology, Ethnic Diversity, and Psychology of Women. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Black Psychologists, the American Psychological Society, and the American Educational Research Association. She has written extensively about race, for laypeople as well as for clinicians. Learn more about Dr. Helms: bc.edu

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep. 31 – Racism, Capitalism, and Assimilation with Dr. Amer F. Ahmed

    Ep. 31 – Racism, Capitalism, and Assimilation with Dr. Amer F. Ahmed

    Dr. Amer F. Ahmed joins Francesca to discuss the roots of institutionalized racism under capitalism, and how individualization leads to forced assimilation to white culture.

    • 59 min
    Ep. 30 – Ending White Body Supremacy & Becoming an Embodied Antiracist

    Ep. 30 – Ending White Body Supremacy & Becoming an Embodied Antiracist

    Francesca Maximé shares her thoughts about the Black Lives Matter protests and explores how American culture was founded around the concept of white body supremacy. 

    • 48 min
    Ep. 29 – Legacy Burden, Implicit Racism, and Activism with Dr. Richard Schwartz

    Ep. 29 – Legacy Burden, Implicit Racism, and Activism with Dr. Richard Schwartz

    Dr. Richard Schwartz joins Francesca to discuss legacy burden, implicit racism, privilege, social activism, and healing the planet.

    • 56 min
    Ep. 28 – Identity, Oppression, and Liberation Psychology with Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD

    Ep. 28 – Identity, Oppression, and Liberation Psychology with Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD

    Daniel Gaztambide, PsyD joins Francesca to discuss identity, oppression, and A People’s History of Psychoanalysis: From Freud to Liberation Psychology.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 27 - Decentering Whiteness with Robin Mallison Alpern

    Ep. 27 - Decentering Whiteness with Robin Mallison Alpern

    Robin Mallison Alpern of the Center for the Study of White American Culture joins Francesca Maximé for a conversation about the work involved in decentering whiteness.

    • 1 hr 21 min

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