46 episodes

This podcast stemmed from the observing the lack of knowledge about mental health in the black community. The stigma about therapy and the lack of empathy about mental illnesses in the black community. There will be various topics that will resonate with most of you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/SilentSymptomsPodcast/support

Silent Symptoms: Black Mental Health Podcast Kgothatso Fridge White, LCSW

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

This podcast stemmed from the observing the lack of knowledge about mental health in the black community. The stigma about therapy and the lack of empathy about mental illnesses in the black community. There will be various topics that will resonate with most of you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/SilentSymptomsPodcast/support

    Silent Symptoms S2 E8: Gaslighting: A form of psychological manipulation

    Silent Symptoms S2 E8: Gaslighting: A form of psychological manipulation

    Gaslighting: A form of psychological manipulation psychological manipulation
    This is stemmed from a movie called "Gaslight" that came in 1994. It is a psychological thriller about a woman that was psychosocially manipulated by her husband. In this episode, I discuss what gaslighting is, how to recognize overcome, and heal from it. It is commonly done by people that have narcassistic personality disorder or anti-social personality disorder. Have you experienced gaslighting?

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    • 11 min
    Silent Symptoms S2 E7: Ending Toxic Relationships That Cause Anxiety

    Silent Symptoms S2 E7: Ending Toxic Relationships That Cause Anxiety

    On this episode we discuss ending toxic relationships that cause anxiety. This topic was suggested by one of my listeners. This specifically talks about how to end relationships that cause anxiety and how to move forward. It is easy to get caught into a matrix of toxic behavior and left feeling anxious, if you have experienced this, you need to listen to this. We have to normalize the fact that we have all been toxic relationship and friendship that we should have left in the dust. I provide suggestions on how to move forward in your unique situation.

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    • 14 min
    Silent Symptoms S2 E6: Black Men Need Therapy

    Silent Symptoms S2 E6: Black Men Need Therapy

    On this episode I discuss black men therapy. I share the importance of why black men need to engage in therapy in order to improve themselves and their family dynamics. There is a long history of black men having the perception of not feeling anything and it has created a toxic cycle that needs to end soon.

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    • 18 min
    Silent Symptoms S2 E5: How To Deal With Microaggressions

    Silent Symptoms S2 E5: How To Deal With Microaggressions

    On this episode, I discuss the impact of microaggressions in the workplace and the real world. I give examples of some of the microaggressions that I have experienced and some that have been normalized. There are 4 options on how to address microaggressions: Discern, Disarm, Defy, and Decide. I explain how each of these can be used when someone displays microaggressive behavior.

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    • 17 min
    Silent Symptoms S2 E4: Improving Finances to Improve Mental Health

    Silent Symptoms S2 E4: Improving Finances to Improve Mental Health

    On this episode @moneybossmama and I discuss finances. She shares how to start your financial journey from a small income to achieve your financial goals. There is no one way to get to your debt free journey but it all starts with mindset. We talk about the effects of finances on mental health and how to move past that create that narrative you're look for!

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    • 39 min
    Silent Symptoms S2 E3: Mindful Parenting ft. Khia Glover

    Silent Symptoms S2 E3: Mindful Parenting ft. Khia Glover

    In this episode Khia and I discuss mindful parenting. This is an important topic because often times, children feel forgotten or unheard by their parents. We discuss the importance of parenting, trauma, and forming a positive relationship with your children.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Shareefy ,

transcending

literally helped me deal with my anxiety and felt seen by another black person.

Ki_Loh ,

Addictive

I've loved every discussion because the topics are important to our community. And EVERY topic can be supported by credible sources!

Dominicansweety ,

Dope

Stumbled across this podcast and have absolutely enjoyed listening to all the previously recorded ones you have! Great job looking forward to more.

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