Showing posts from April, 2021

The Effects of PTSD in the Black Community : Interview with Mental Health Therapist Ulrick Accime

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. (National Institute of Mental Health) Particularly in the black community, PTSD is a common occurrence that needs to be addressed. In this episode, with the help of clinical social worker and licensed mental health therapist Ulrick Accime, we decipher trauma and PTSD caused from it. Topics such as abuse, systematic racism in health care, and unhealthy coping mechanisms are discussed. Listen to episode 10: PTSD in Our Community with Ulrick Accime   More information about PTSD: Kai Wellness Center

Key Steps in Becoming an Entrepreneur: Fashion Designer and Artist Chandra Clark Interview

Ever wonder how to become an entrepreneur as a creative? Well A Shot of Facts episode 6: The Art of Entrepre neurship is the right start for you!  This episode provides a  deep dive into the basics of entrepreneurship with owner of Chandra Clark designs- Chandra Clark. Topics such as finding your niche product/service, networking, collaborative efforts, and finding personal life balance are discussed Listen to the full episode down below: Chandra D. Clark is an American artist who was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She earned a General Studies degree with concentrations in English, history, and African/African American history from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She also earned a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science with a concentration in Technical Services from Wayne State University. At an early age Chandra was encouraged to be creative. Her mother taught her how to sew. They made matching outfits, and costumes for school events. Ms. Clark continued gro

The Stigmas Behind Therapy In the Black Community - Interview with Mental Health Counselor Jacqueline Dawson

There is a known stigma behind seeking therapy within the black community. With the help of mental health counselor and creator of Born to Fly LLC, Jacqueline Dawson; we dissect the stigmas behind therapy, identify the need of it within ourselves, and resources to find health professionals nearby.   Listen to Episode 3: Taboo Therapy With Jacqueline Dawson below:    J acqueline Dawson is the owner of “Born to Fly”, a licensed therapist, and Life Coach with an extensive background and experience. Her therapy practices combining a mix of formal education and pure compassion, which creates a high demand for her services. Helping others is her passion and the catalyst for her obtaining a B.A. in Psychology with a focus in criminal justice from Florida Atlantic University.  After obtaining her B.A., she completed her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. Jacqueline is a Florida Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Internationally Certified Alcoho