Session 299: Becoming A Therapist

podcast March 22, 2023

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The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

We’ve had dozens of therapists on the podcast sharing their perspectives on various topics, from friendships to mediation and even horror movies. But have you ever wondered what it takes to become a licensed therapist? Well, the road isn’t quite paved in gold…more like several  years of school and thousands of hours of supervised practice. But don’t fret we’ll break it all down. This episode is for our community members who are therapists, sisters looking to enter the field, and everyone interested in learning more about the process.

Joining me today are therapists Dr. Donna Oriowo, based in the DMV, and Josephine Ampaw-Greene, in Denver, Colorado. During our conversation we discussed the joys and challenges of becoming a therapist. We got candid about our journeys and talked all things licensure, private practice, mentorship, and more. 


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