VIDEO: Talking Race in Psychotherapy

Deran Young’s Call for Action

Lauren Dockett

In the following interview with Networker senior writer Lauren Dockett, founder and CEO of Black Therapists Rock, Deran Young, talks about what the field can do to fight professional isolation and systemic racism within its ranks.


Deran Young, LCSW, MPA, is the founder and CEO of Black Therapists Rock (BTR), an organization committed to improving the social and psychological well-being of vulnerable communities. She was recently featured in the Huffington Post as one of the “10 Black Female Therapists You Should Know.”

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Did you enjoy this video? Check out our magazine article, "Creating a Web of Connection," about how Black Therapists Rock and other clinicians are helping their colleagues reclaim community in an increasingly isolated world: https://bit.ly/2S0V0iD

Topic: Professional Development

Tags: African American | black issues | community | community mental health | Personal & Professional Development | Professional Development | race | race in therapy

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