Monthly blog posts, talking about relevant mental health issues

August 2, 2022

Are Children Being Traumatized by Poor Classroom Management?

As a licensed professional counselor and certified school counselor, I have served many school-aged clients that have taken part in the MTSS (Mutli-Tiered Systems of Supports) […]
May 11, 2022

Anchor At The Bottom Of A Stormy Sea

Written and created by David Johnson IV, MS, NCC of The Journey Counseling Services, LLC.
March 1, 2022

I’m Not Your Superwoman: Reclaiming Our Humanity

A singer in the 80’s, named Karyn White, and had a song that my teenage self loved. It was titled: “Superwoman”. The song is about a […]
January 25, 2022

I Got to Talk about Bruno and the other ‘Encanto’ Characters on CNN.com

Hey, it’s been a while since I wrote a blog article.  One of my goals for 2022, was to get back into writing and publishing articles on […]
March 1, 2021

Excuse Me While I Grieve

I’m a Black woman. That is more than a statement; it’s a whole mood and often it’s a muzzle. We as Black women are placed in […]
February 1, 2021

Legacy – Audacity To Be Human

January 3, 2021

5 Things We Need to Do in 2021

Whew…2020 was a year!  2020 was a year of loss, in so many ways, and a year of gain, in other ways.  We’ve been through and […]
June 3, 2019

Please Stop Teaching “Not To See Race”

I constantly hear well-meaning people say that they “don’t see race” or that they are or they teach their children to be “colorblind”. While I am […]
March 4, 2019

Therapist Spotlight

Whew! The month of February was a busy month for me! During February, I spoke to 2nd Year MSW Students at a local university. I was […]
February 4, 2019

Play Therapy Works!

This week, from February 3rd through the 9th, is National Play Therapy Week! During this week, play therapists, such as myself, from all over the nation […]
January 7, 2019

Let’s Strive For More and Better Diversity

As a mother, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, it is important to me to help others and make a positive difference […]
December 3, 2018

I Did It!

Around this time last year, I set a goal to publish a blog once a month. That’s 12 blogs! I almost accomplished this goal. I published […]