The mission of Fix Your Focus Let's Chat: Therapy with Siedah is to provide a service offering women a safe haven to listen, discuss and inquire about areas of transition that we experience in life. Whether it’s a discussion on relationships, self-love, children, generational traumas or simply how to get back in touch with oneself, our mission is to provide that place. The idea of therapy is to provide growth and generate a new focus on establishing boundaries and taking the steps to know reaching out for help or just a listening ear is not just excepted but encouraged.
The Beginning Stages of Motherhood
Guest: Jessica Latin
Alicia Jackson, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor that has a vast background working with children, adults, and families in working through certain specific areas such as grief, adoption, blending families, divorce, and a host of other mental health challenges. Alicia believes in creating a safe place for the families to come and work on created a healthier life. Alicia joined us on the show today to discuss blending families and some of the unspoken stressors that exist. Alicia discusses some of the areas that so many families ae learning to navigate when it comes to merging families and having blessing/stepparents added to a family system.
Mental Health & Minorities
Dr. Bianca Crudup, affectionally known as Dr. B, is a Clinical Psychologist and the owner of Crudup Psychological Services in Tampa Florida. Dr. Crudup obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Spelman College (2009) and her Master of Arts (2013) and Doctor of Philosophy (2016) degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi. On this week’s episode we explore some of the stigma’s, historical beliefs and progression that mental health has played within the African American community. Dr. B helps to bring her vast knowledge into this conversation and provide tips and tools for us moving forward.
In the Meantime
Our guest this week is Chautè Thompson, LMHC, LPC, CDWF. Chautè Thompson is a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and Georgia, specializing in strengthening the family unit and helping families of separation and divorce to grow and heal. Ms. Thompson is also a 3x author and 2x best-selling author, speaker, certified daring way facilitator, consultant and the founder of Brand New Me, LLC. On this week’s episode the topic was what do women do in the meantime when a marriage or a relationship is ending and the transitional period is taking place. Ms. Thompson explores the topic and brings a clear and important message of what it means to start to work on understanding and loving self. Please listen as there are some strong and important takeaways.
Mind, Body & Soul
This week we are joined by Zaire, aka Mystic Mamma, is a Holistic Birth and Postpartum Doula. Zaire discusses the importance of how our mental health and physical health play into child-bearing and the preparation process. Zaire explores the importance of birth support, lactation and postpartum supports along with paying attention to our mental health.
The Stressors of Leveling Up
Megan Davis Aderele, MBA, who is an award-winning speaker, business architect and strategist. Megan is the co-founder of The Aditu Agency where she empowers and educates entrepreneurs and corporations on how to leverage corporate strategies. Megan discusses the importance of managing stress as women within the developmental process of business as well as overcoming insecurities that may seep in and create fear.