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Beyond the White Couch

Beyond the White Couch

By Ciera Young

Beyond the White Couch, the Podcast, creates awareness, provides education, and fosters dialogue about mental health issues, from an individual, community, and societal aspect. Here you will find light shed on issues that are often “swept under the rug,” especially in the black community.

Whether you are looking to get started on your healing journey, are looking for ways to stay on your journey, or fall somewhere in between, we got you!
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It's really hard to find "balance" when you coast through the day to day without giving anything to yourself. This video offers a transparent perspective in how prioritizing you first helps you out overall. Get a copy of Your Life Aeshetics https://www.recycledenrgy.com/store/ Follow me on Social media https://www.instagram.com/mynameisciera_ https://www.instagram.com/beyondthewhitecouch http://www.tiktok.com/@mynameisciera_
07:32
November 14, 2022
Showing Up Authentically
Showing Up Authentically
SHOW LESSSometimes the idea of showing up as your true self is scary because social media has invaded up with the ideas of false truth. This videos talks about being able to take off the mask and truly learn how to operate as your most authentic self.   Get a copy of Your Life Aeshetics    https://www.recycledenrgy.com/store/  Follow me on Social media   https://www.instagram.com/mynameisciera_ https://www.instagram.com/beyondthewhitecouch  http://www.tiktok.com/@mynameisciera_
18:19
October 25, 2022
Find Your Focus
Find Your Focus
This month's goal is to FIND YOUR FOCUS!! If you are not clear on what you are focus on, it is going to be hard to move forward. This episode provide 3 tips on how to find your focus. Check out the FULL blog which also includes a FREE download to a worksheet! https://www.recycledenrgy.com/blog/find-your-focus#/ Beyond the White Couch is a movement that creates awareness, provides education, and fosters dialogue about mental health issues, from an individual, community, and societal aspect. This movement brings light to issues that are often “swept under the rug.” Taking the conversation Beyond the White Couch increases self-awareness, on an emotional and mental level, which then teaches us how to effectively communicate, how to have self-control, and how to operate in a healthy capacity.
09:26
October 03, 2022
You are enough...
You are enough...
This short episode is a midweek encouragement as a reminder that you are enough and what you want out of life is yours, you just have to trust yourself enough to know that and believe it to be true!
05:26
July 14, 2022
"I turned out ok"
"I turned out ok"
The famous line is popular in the black community when it comes to talking about how we were raised and how the passing down of some behavior might not have been ok. In this episode we are discussed generational trauma, how it impacts the community, and how we can begin to break the cycles. This episode features Shanita Jackson, an author, Social Worker and Mental Health Advocate. A native of Orlando, Fl. Graduate from the Florida A&M University, graduated with a Bachelor's of Social Work. She loves all things social work and currently pursuing her Masters of Social Work from Florida State University. Shanita has an unwavering passion for Social Work and shedding light on what’s dear to her heart. I’m Shanita’s free time she enjoys fitness, journaling and spending time with love ones.
21:23
February 16, 2022
Self Care Aint Seflish
Self Care Aint Seflish
With the talk about “self-care” being a hot topic, we also have to learn that it’s more than reading a good book, and taking a long bath. This episode focuses on understanding what it truly means to prioritize yourself, and how to implement that without feeling guilty about it featuring a special guest, Ashley McCall.  Ashley is a Licensed Master Social Worker who truly understands the importance of mental health and the significance of mental wellbeing. Ashley is the podcast host of Living on Purpose Podcast, a podcast dedicated to helping millennials navigate becoming their better selves while also living a purposeful life. Ashley is also a speaker and mental health advocate.
26:57
January 31, 2022
Get Yo’ Mind Right
Get Yo’ Mind Right
This episode dives into helping you understand how to really get your mind right to focus on the goals and changes you desire for you life.
21:38
January 18, 2022
 Normalize MH Pilot Episode
Normalize MH Pilot Episode
Join Ciera, the mental health homegirl, as she briefly introduced the podcast and what you can expect.
03:25
January 13, 2022