“Each one of us is responsible not only for ourselves but for one another too. What have you done? What will you do? How will you hold yourself and others accountable and measure your progress?”
“In the midst of the pandemic, we realized there is no vaccine for racism.”
“As a general rule, I tell my students to plan on five years post-bachelor’s degree before they really start making a decent living and can focus on their preferred areas of practice. That is a long time and, even then, annual incomes vary tremendously.”
Counselors can help clients heal from racial trauma and take steps to intervene in the racist systems that negatively affect the mental health of Black Americans.
“We can do more as counselors by providing these clients with behavioral support as they work to change. We must give the clients real, behavioral techniques that they can use in the moment.”