79 episodes

3 Psychs and a Mic is a podcast hosted by three Black, female therapists who discuss a variety of topics through the lens of psychology in a way that is relatable and relevant to listeners.

3 Psychs and A Mic 3 Psychs and A Mic

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

3 Psychs and a Mic is a podcast hosted by three Black, female therapists who discuss a variety of topics through the lens of psychology in a way that is relatable and relevant to listeners.

    Episode 80: The Power of The Pivot

    Episode 80: The Power of The Pivot

    Who can believe we have already made our way into February! Where did January go? Maybe you set out at the beginning of this year with a plan to make moves in one direction, but you are already realizing it’s time to move differently. If so, this episode is for you! 
    This episode is all about the power of the pivot and how changing our mind, or direction can actually set you up for success. They discuss the difficulties with pivoting and how to know when it’s time. They also note the importance of pausing to process prior to the pivot to ensure you are moving for the best reasons. 
    Also, listen to this episode for a special direction change The Psychs are taking in the upcoming months!
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    • 52 min
    Episode 79: Look Before You Leap (NYE Edition)

    Episode 79: Look Before You Leap (NYE Edition)

    It’s already the end of 2021! The “New Year, New Me!” mentality can have you out here making premature jumps before you actually ready. We’ve all done it, but don’t get caught up this year. If you’re spending parts of today setting goals and thinking about how you want to walk into the new year, listen to this episode first!
    On this special New Year’s Eve episode, the 3 Psychs chat all about premature jumps that can be disguised as ambition and hustle. They also give success pointers on ways to ensure you look before you make any big leaps. If you are hoping to make 2022 a year of intentional growth, take some time to look and prepare BEFORE you leap!
    2022, here we come…Momma, we made it!  Happy New Year’s Eve! Be well and leap intentionally!
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    • 51 min
    Episode 78: Throw It In the Bag...Consciously!

    Episode 78: Throw It In the Bag...Consciously!

    With the holiday season in full swing, it can seem like you’re conjuring the old Fabolous song Throw It in The Bag! You’re definitely not alone with this one.
    In this episode, the 3 Psychs break down the woes of consumerism, especially during the holidays.  They chat about where their personal consuming hangups stem from and pinpoint ways to be more conscious consumers. 
    For the media minute of the week, the ladies review the Netflix film Passing!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 77: Life After Abuse with Dr. Brandy Davis

    Episode 77: Life After Abuse with Dr. Brandy Davis

    Remember that person you thought you couldn’t live without? Well in the words of Kelly from Insecure, look at you “thriving in abundance, limitless”. 
    Note: This episode contains a discussion of intimate partner violence and abuse which may be provocative for some. Be sure to listen with intent and care for yourself.
    In Part 2 of this Two-Part series, The Psychs are joined by Dr. Brandy Davis who is a woman of many talents including using her story of survival from intimate partner violence to help women heal in their own journey. During this discussion, Brandy shares how she decided to leave an abusive relationship and how her life has been in her own hands since this point. Her story of strength and bravery is one you don’t want to miss.
    For more information on our Guest Co-host find Dr. Brandy on her website at: www.the-prescription-pad.com. Learn more about her story in her book and collection of poems “Death. Life. Love” found on her website. She can also be found on Instagram (@TheRxPad)!
    Resources For Use:
    National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233) or Text “Start” to 88788 
    www.thehotline.org
    Blog Shared:
    Real Moms, Realer Christ - www.realmomsrealliferealerchrist.com Find them on Instagram (@realmomsrealerchrist)
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 76: How Do I Know If It's Abuse?

    Episode 76: How Do I Know If It's Abuse?

    “Wait, how do I know if I’m being love bombed?” Have you ever wondered or talked to someone who is wondering if the shower of love is real or if that love is in fact abusive?
    Note: This episode contains discussion of intimate partner violence and abuse which may be provocative for some. Be sure to listen with intent and care for yourself.
    In Part 1 of this Two Part series, The Psychs dive deep into the very important topic of intimate partner violence (IPV). They point out subtle warning signs and glaring red flags to be on the watch out for while explaining how IPV impacts those involved. They also cover strategies for leaving while securing your safety with a plan.  This episode is filled with resources to use or pass along to others. This is not an episode you want to miss!
    What to Learn More about The Psychs: Listen as they answer the question of the week about the worst hairstyle they’ve ever had! No pictures allowed!
    Resources Referenced:
    National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233) or Text “Start” to 88788 
    www.thehotline.org
    Tools for Use:
    Power and Control Wheel
    The Cycle of Abuse
    IPV Safety Plan
     
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    • 54 min
    Episode 75: Embracing Change Can Be Hard to Do

    Episode 75: Embracing Change Can Be Hard to Do

    Welcome to November, the official season of Fall! 
    Just in time for the season that reminds us that change can be beautiful, Dr. Erica and Dr. Shari chat about how to embrace change, even when it’s hard. The highlights of this conversation capture ways to be open to transitions by planning as much as possible, limiting change, and approaching shifts with an open mind!
    For the question of the episode, The Psychs reflect on the craziness of adulting and answer the question of when they realized they were no longer young adults. When was that moment for you?
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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

thediaryofkey ,

Love love love

I love the fact that this is a podcast filled with educated black women !! It’s refreshing to hear them talk about the important things !! Mental health in the black community isn’t talked about enough and this is becoming one of my favorite podcasts !! I love it here 💖🔑

B Pearson ,

Very refreshing

It's very refreshing to hear educated BLACK women have conversations about life and the things revolving around mental health. Great podcast.

Stitch Jones82 ,

Great to talk about mental health.

My favorite pod!

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