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Dr. Erlanger "Earl" Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, psychology professor, author, and nationally recognized mental health expert. He has been seen in numerous outlets such as Oprah Magazine, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Join Dr. Earl as he shares his perspective as a Black male psychologist on the Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast. The Breakdown is a Mental Health Podcast that focuses on topics related to Black boys and men such as wellness, mental health, parenting, and personal development.

Follow the podcast on instagram @thebreakdownwithdrearl or Dr. Earl on twitter @DrEarlTurner

The Breakdown with Dr. Earl: A Mental Health Podcast Dr. Earl Turner | Clinical Psychologist

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Dr. Erlanger "Earl" Turner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, psychology professor, author, and nationally recognized mental health expert. He has been seen in numerous outlets such as Oprah Magazine, New York Times, and Washington Post.

Join Dr. Earl as he shares his perspective as a Black male psychologist on the Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast. The Breakdown is a Mental Health Podcast that focuses on topics related to Black boys and men such as wellness, mental health, parenting, and personal development.

Follow the podcast on instagram @thebreakdownwithdrearl or Dr. Earl on twitter @DrEarlTurner

    S3 E10 - Finding a Black Therapist with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

    S3 E10 - Finding a Black Therapist with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

    In this episode, Dr. Earl discussed the importance of finding a Black therapist with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford. Dr. Joy is a licensed psychologist, speaker, and host of the podcast Therapy for Black Girls. We discussed the importance of cultural competence, challenges faced by non-Black therapists, and tips on questions to ask to help find a good match when seeking therapy.

    Guest info:

    You can connect with Dr. Joy on Instagram at HelloDrJoy. To learn more about her work, visit his website at https://therapyforblackgirls.com/.

    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:

    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner
    Twitter:@AskDrEarl
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/

    Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice"

    Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!

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    • 25 min
    S3 E9 - Being An Unapologetic Black Man with Dr. Earl

    S3 E9 - Being An Unapologetic Black Man with Dr. Earl

    In this episode, Dr. Earl talks about being a Black man in America, racial identity development, systemic racism, #BlackInTheIvory, and offers some coping strategies. Take a listen and be sure to share your thoughts on social media at #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl.

    Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice"

    Therapists of Color Directory:

    https://therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/
    https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/
    https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

    NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment

    Learn about Academics for Black Survival and Wellness:
    https://www.academics4blacklives.com/

    Racial Trauma Toolkit from the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture

    https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/schools/lsoe_sites/isprc/pdf/racialtraumaisrealManuscript.pdf


    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:
    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner
    Twitter:@AskDrEarl
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/

    Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!

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    • 23 min
    S3 E8 - Let's Talk Depression and Black Men with Patrice Douglas

    S3 E8 - Let's Talk Depression and Black Men with Patrice Douglas

    In this episode, Dr.Earl discusses Black men and depression with Patrice N. Douglas, LMFT. Ms. Douglas is a licensed marriage and family therapist and she has been featured in Oprah Magazine, Allure, Vice, and other outlets. 

    In this episode, we discuss depression and Black men. Patrice shares her experience as a therapist working with Black men and helps us understand how depression may look different in men compared to women.  

    Guest info:  

    You can connect with Patrice N. Douglas on Instagram at thepatricenicole 

    Learn more about her work by visiting: https://www.patricendouglas.com/

    Therapists of Color Directory:

    https://therapyforblackmen.org/find-a-therapist/
    https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/
    https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:

    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    Twitter:@AskDrEarl
    Youtube: https://youtube.com/drearlturner
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ 

    Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast! 

    Be sure to subscribe and share the comments on social media #TheBreakdownWithDrEarl.

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    • 29 min
    S3 E7 - Racial Trauma During COVID-19 with Dr. Earl

    S3 E7 - Racial Trauma During COVID-19 with Dr. Earl

    In the wake of the killings of Ahmed Arbury, Dreasjon Reed, and Breonna Taylor many are experiencing intense emotions. In addition to stress with COVID-19, increases in racism may lead to added difficulties. In this episode, Dr. Earl talks about racial trauma and offers some tips for coping.  

    Therapists can purchase Dr. Earl's book on Amazon for more on Black mental health titled "Mental health among African Americans: Innovations in research and practice"

    NAMI treatment locator: https://www.nami.org/learn-more/treatment

    Dr. Hargon's Black Lives Matters Meditation: http://drcandicenicole.com/2016/07/black-lives-matter-meditation/

    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:
    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/drearlturner
    Twitter:@AskDrEarl
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/

    Listen to The Breakdown with Dr. Earl Podcast on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcast!  

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    • 20 min
    S3 E6 - Let's Talk Black Boys and Emotions with Avery Rosser

    S3 E6 - Let's Talk Black Boys and Emotions with Avery Rosser

    In this episode, Dr.Earl discusses Black boys and emotional intelligence with Avery Rosser, LPC.  Mr. Rosser is a board certified counselor in Atlanta and owner of We Climb Counseling and Consulting.   

    In this episode, we discuss issues impacting Black boys, masculinity norms, and how we teach boys what is acceptable about expressing emotions. Mr. Rosser also discusses his experience as a counselor and offers tips for parents on helping boys express themselves.  

    Guest info:  

    You can connect with Avery on Instagram at counselor4life or weclimbcc. 

    Learn more about his work by visiting: https://www.weclimbcc.com/

    You can also learn about Counseling Brothers of Atlanta on instagram at thecboatl.

    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:

    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    Twitter:@AskDrEarl
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/ 

    Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on: 

    SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2 
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    • 35 min
    S3 E5 -Let's Talk COVID-19 and Self-Care

    S3 E5 -Let's Talk COVID-19 and Self-Care

    In this episode, Dr. Earl discusses self-care and coping with COVID-19. Practicing self-care is important during this time given the self-isolation, stress, and working from home. In this episode, Dr. Earl invited some of his friends to join as a panel of mental health experts. Dr. Candice Nicole Hargons, PhD shares her tips as a working mom, Dr. DéLon Isom, PhD discusses how music is helpful for coping, and Dr. Angela L. Harris, PsyD provides her perspective on spirituality and self-care.

    Guests info:

    Dr. Hargons is an assistant professor of counseling psychology at the University of Kentucky (UK), where she studies sex, social justice, and leadership – all with a love ethic. She is an award-winning qualitative researcher, teacher, leader, and healer. Additionally, Dr. Hargons is the founder of the Center for Healing Racial Trauma. You can connect with her on IG at dr.candicenicole or at http://drcandicenicole.com/ OR http://centerforhealingracialtrauma.com/.

    Dr. Isom is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and his specialties include both adolescent and forensic psychology. He completed his internship at Bexar County Juvenile Probation in San Antonio, Texas and a postdoctoral fellowship in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He currently serves as the Director of Research and Administration and Intake Coordinator for the Howard University Counseling Service. His research interests include culturally proficient assessment and service delivery for minoritized groups and communities.

    Dr. Harris is a mental health and wellness advocate, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, author, and the creator of the #NoBibsBurpsBottles: Stories of African American Women without Children blog and podcast brand. Dr. Harris strives to promote an intersection of spiritual, emotional, physical and psychological well-being. She also celebrates and highlights African American women, 30+y/o, who are living their best childfree life. Dr. Harris truly believes she is living out her purpose and she is excited to share her God given talents and gifts with the world. You can connect with her on IG at doc_sirrah or at https://www.facebook.com/DrAngelaLHarris/.

    Connect w/ Dr. Earl Turner on:

    Instagram: @thebreakdownwithdrearl
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/AskDrEarl
    Twitter: @AskDrEarl
    Email at thebreakdownwithdrearl@gmail.com

    Learn more about Dr. Earl on his website at: www.drerlangerturner.com/

    Dr. Earl’s blog | 5 Tips from a Psychologist to Tolerate Coronavirus Anxiety: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-race-good-health/202003/coping-strategies-parents-and-families

    Listen to The Breakdown Podcast on:

    SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/drearlturner
    iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/breakdown-podcast-with-dr-earl/id1437754602?mt=2
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

Mr. BeaMung ,

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The topics addressed by Dr. Turner are relevant and much needed without our community.

sammi100315 ,

Informative

Dr. Earl provides informative and relevant mental health content.

19ProfessorE06 ,

Great info!

This is just what I needed. Thanks for talking about mental health facts and offering tools/resources.

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