Mental health and holistic care from the perspective of an African American Buddhist Psychologist. Tea and Therapy is an extension of Tea and Therapy workshops presented by Dr. Kimberly. Trained as an Adlerian Psychologist, Dr. Kimberly presents information that is designed to Teach, Empower, and Advocate while decreasing the stigma of mental health and increasing access to mental health information. Tea and Therapy provides information related to mental, physical, social, and spiritual wellness. If you're interested in overall well-being, join in for a listen with a cup of tea.
Be Well Sis!, join Dr. Kimberly and Dr. Cassandre as they have candid conversations on podcasting, community, sisterhood, acceptance, and parenting during a pandemic.
This podcast starts as we check in with both over their cups of tea. Dr. Kimberly describes her morning sip of Adagio Tea's FoxTrot blend. Dr. Cassandre's favorite tea companies are Adjourn tea https://www.adjournteahouse.com/ and Organic Spiced Ginger Yukki tea.
Spilling the TEA with Dr. Cassandra: How do you teach, empower and advocate?
Teaches: Self-care is a necessity.
Empowers: Black women that self-care is your right.
Advocates: For Black women to keep engaging in self-care.
Follow Dr. Cassandra on her web-page and podcast: https://thebewellsis.com/about
Join Dr. Cassandra for the fourth Tea and Therapy Saturday, March 27th at Noon EST. Advance registration required, donation appreciated: https://teaandtherapy.info/MarchAnniversary
Tea and good Book; Dr. Cassandre's book recommendations:
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Adagio FoxTrot tea contains a blend of Chamomile, Rooibos, Peppermint, and Vanilla.
Vanilla: Sweet treat, curbs appetite and satisfies cravings. Natural Vanilla is an antioxidant and elevates mood.
Chamomile: More of a bitter taste, chases blues away, and aids relaxation, and quiet moments. Soothes body aches and arthritis. Antibacterial property can treat irritable bowel syndrome, ease indigestion, and fights E. Coli.
Peppermint: Cooling, fights nasal congestion, good for lungs, and cools inflamed joints.
Rooibos: Antioxidant qualities.
Join Dr. Kimberly as she welcomes Kristen Swart, MSW LSW for a discussion on Brainspotting. Kristen will join Dr. Kimberly and Kristin Tenuta LMFT on Saturday, February 26th at Noon EST for a presentation/workshop on Brainspotting. Spaces are still available and advanced registration is recommended. https://teaandtherapy.info/Brainspotting Tea and Therapy events are free of charge, your suggested donation of $10 helps support this community endeavor. A portion of proceeds for this month will be donated to Prevail in Noblesville Indiana. Prevail provides crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse. https://prevailinc.org/
Contact information for Kristen Swart, MSW LSW: peacecounselinggroup.com.
Kristen Swart, MSW, LSW
Peace Counseling Group
Individual, Marital, and Family Therapist
Additional Information on Brainspotting:
Following the Presidential inauguration on January 20th, 2021, Dr. Kimberly placed a call out for individuals who wanted to share their experiences of the events and the past several years. During this podcast, Alenka Kyslik (Canadian and resident of California), and Tanisha Neely (California born and Hoosier transplant). Together they share their lived experiences, thoughts on current events their hope, and coping strategies for the future. Listen in as they come together for the first time for a light yet thoughtful discussion.
Join Dr. Kimberly for this brief segment as she kicks off 2021. As a bonus, Dr. Kimberly adds a Buddhist teaching "Beginning Anew" to the end of the episode.
Tea and Therapy moves to Noon EST January 23rd. On-line schedule:
January 23rd; Dr. Sharesa McCray: Mother-Daughter Dyads
February 27th: Kristin Tenuta, LMFT Brain Spotting
March 27th: Dr. Kimberly: Self and intersectionality
April 24th: Dr. April Krowel Ph.D. HSPP: Dementia
Available Now: Sips of Tea: A Journal for self-reflection: http://teaandtherapy.info/SipsOfTea
Shop Tea and Therapy: www.teaandtherapy.net
Join two social scientists as they discuss Martin Luther King's 1967 speech to the American Psychological Association. During this speech, Dr. King urged Social scientists to "tell it like it" in regards to issues related to Civil Rights movements and challenges in society.
During this episode, Dr. Kimberly is joined by Hallie M. Williams Sr. Hallie is a Master's level Clinical psychotherapist in St. Paul Minnesota. He is the President and Executive Director of Squared Away Youth (A nonprofit Cooperation in Minnesota) and Vice President at NASAP: North American Society of Adlerian Psychology.
These two social scientists spend an hour discussing personal and professional thoughts related to Dr. King's speech, components of Adlerian theory, and the connection between social scientists and social justice.
To Contact Hallie, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Dr. Kimberly on Saturday, November 28th at 10 am as she continues the discussion and presentation on Social Justice and thoughts post-election https://bit.ly/359bIQr
Tea and therapy podcast and community events are donation-based events. You may listen and attend for free, donations received this month will benefit the Poor people campaign in Indiana. https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/committee/indiana/
To Donate to Tea and Therapy: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/TeaAndTherapy
During this brief episode, Dr. Kimberly shares personal insights and history on Tea and therapy, and the future of Tea and Therapy endeavors.
Tea and therapy timeline:
January 2018: Ideal presented to a cafe in Indiana
February 2018: Meeting with the event planner
March 2018: First in-person session of Tea and Therapy
October 2019: Tea and Therapy Trademarked
October 2019: Trailer episode of podcast released
January 2019: Full podcast episode released
March 2019: Tea and Therapy moves to online events
2021: So many more things to come
If you would like to be part of future Tea and Therapy podcast episodes or workshops please fill out this form on Dr. Kimberly's webpage: https://www.drkimberlym.com/tea-and-therapy/
If you would like to schedule Dr. Kimberly to speak at your event please fill out the following form: https://www.drkimberlym.com/book-dr-kimberly/
To make contributions/donations to Tea and Therapy: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/TeaAndTherapy
Visit the anchor home page for monthly contributions. https://anchor.fm/Tea-and-Therapy
During this podcast episode, Dr. Kimberly welcomes Chanelle Lawson, Ph.D and Dr. Sharesa McCray as they discuss Mother-Daughter relationships and Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Dr. McCray will be joining Dr. Kimberly on October 24 at 10 am. for a Tea and Therapy fourth Saturday presentation. “Emotional and Sexual communication patterns between African American Mother-Daughter Dyad” https://bit.ly/3hhRyb3
To contact Dr. Sharesa McCray: Essentialpathways@gmail.com
For more information on Chanelle Lawson visit: https://www.offerahandup.com/
Upcoming events with Chanelle Lawson:
Domestic Violence Awareness Summitt
Substance Art for the Soul Event
Thank you for joining in this episode of Tea and Therapy. During this episode, Dr. Kimberly and Joi have a casual conversation regarding their experiences over the past six months, projects they are working on, and their experiences with change, grief, and loss.
The conversation on grief and loss will continue on September 26 with Dr. Kimberly's ongoing fourth Saturday sessions of Tea and Therapy. The online workshop of Tea and therapy is presented at 10 am (EST) via Zoom. Advance registration for the event is required. https://bit.ly/2F6U3Qu
Tea and Therapy events are offered freely to the community. Donations are suggested to assist with the continuation of these events. Unable to make a monatery donation? Share your testimony by leaving a review of Tea and Therapy, or forwarding Tea and Therapy on your social media platform. Donations can be made through Paypal https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/TeaAndTherapy
THIS EPISODE CONTAINS VOLUME FLUCTUATIONS. During this episode, Dr. Kimberly welcomes four mothers, Cissy, LaShelle, Morgan, and Sarah to the podcast. This diverse group discusses raising children during the time of COVID and Racial tensions in North America. During this casual conversation, topics include: Single parenting, raising sons, interracial families, and transracial adopting. These mothers candidly share their personal experiences and offer insight into parenting children who range in age from 3-30.
Apologies for the volume difficulties.
Dr. Kimberly continues parts of this discussion on Saturday, August 22 at 9 am during an on-line presentation of Tea and Therapy. During this presentation, Dr. Kimberly discusses the goals of children's behaviors, logical and natural consequences, and navigating during 2020. Register and join Dr. Kimberly https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYlcu2ppjwtHtWgCPTUrQZ0b_EuFmHOuFoJ
Looking for guidance on talking to your children about Race, join Dr. Kimberly for a book discussion of "Why are all the Black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? and other conversations on race" on September 5th, 2020 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtc-ytpz0uHdKVK9BhP12JXJe-2Nt6i5Yc
Dr. Kimberly’s Tea and Therapy: Race as a social construct: How black do you like your tea? Welcome to the July Podcast for Tea and Therapy. This month Dr. Kimberly is joined by members of the community in an open discussion on Race and Community. While Tea and Therapy is dedicated to decreasing the stigma of mental health and decreasing access to mental health care for communities, this episode was created as a result of tragic situations and subsequent protests that occurred throughout America and other countries in May 2020. Those events added to the spark of century-old conversations and possible solutions regarding racial distress. This podcast brings forth a variety of discussions and hopefully the start of individual and community healing.
Dr. Kimberly’s guests for this podcast are Brandi Bennett, Danielle Gilmore, George Middleton, and Kendra Wilcox.
Brandi Bennett is the CEO of Go Off Sis, LLC a branding, marketing, and social platform that focuses on the empowerment and achievements of Women in all aspects of life. A lifestyle brand specializing in the edification of women to “Go Off” and take their dreams and aspirations to the next level. https://www.instagram.com/gooffsis_/
Danielle Gilmore is a speaker, facilitator, and wellness activist. Her commitment to community has allowed her to travel across the US and Canada promoting mindfulness and holistic health. Danielle is the founder of Activated Activists, an organization focused on equipping leaders with the tools they need to lead from a self-knowledgeable capacity. This offering is informed by her Masters in Organizational Leadership and development, and ten years of experience in community-focused wellness; she believes in holistic support for activists and change makers. Danielle’s desire to cultivate awareness and sustainable change is what fuels her continued commitment to doing the work.
George Middleton is the CEO of George Middleton Consulting LLC. GM Consulting is a consulting-based entity whose mission is to provide human services guidance and direction in support of alignment of organizational missions with client advocacy needs. https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-middleton-506a8145/
Kendra Wilcox is a nurse, facilitator, and activist working in Indianapolis. She organizes with Indy SURJ (Showing Up For Racial Justice) to mobilize white people to dismantle White Supremacy in accountability with, Indy10 Black Lives Matter, IUYA, and the American Indian Movement Chapter of Indiana and Kentucky.
Part two of Race as a social construct, the Tea and therapy on-line workshop will be July 25th, 2020. At 9:00 am (TIME CORRECTED FROM THAT STATED IN PODCAST) Be sure to join in. During this time, Dr. Kimberly will provide a brief PowerPoint related to race and psychology. You all are invited to attend and be part of this conversation. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0td-yppj8qHNZ8NAtAh651Yyye4r7Io9Hm
Join Dr. Kimberly, Joi Defrantz, and Ashlyn Douthitt, LMFT for an informative round of Tea and Therapy. During this episode, Dr. Kimberly describes a brief overview of different types of mental health professionals. Joi offers her suggestion for a conversation tea while you listen in to Dr. Kimberly and Ashlyn Doutfitt, LMFT from Midwest Behavioral Health discuss their professions.
Ashlyn Doutfitt, LMFT: https://midwestbehavioralhealth.com/provider/ashlyn-douthitt-lmft/
Kimberly Martin, Psy.D. http://www.drkimberlym.com/
Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists
Boris L. Henson Foundation: Providing a referral base and limited free therapy sessions: https://borislhensonfoundation.org/
Verification of Indiana Licensure: https://mylicense.in.gov/EVerification/Search.aspx
During this third full installment of Tea and Therapy, Dr. Kimberly discusses the third root of her practice as a psychologist and mind body practitioner. She is also joined by Joi who discusses the connection between tea and yoga.
Listen in the to Pop-up episode of Tea and Therapy. Dr. Kimberly is joined by members of the Indianapolis/Indiana community as they discuss their experiences and provide insight and resources to help members obtain optimal mental and physical health during the COVID pandemic.
Panelists: Jeffery Burgin, Mayor's Neighborhood Advocate., Joi DeFrantz, Moderator and General Manager of Tea's Me Cafe., Kandace Kyere, MSW/LSW School Social Worker, and Charlie M. Reed (she/her) Owner + Creative Director of Haven yoga studio.
Resources discussed during the presentation:
Join Dr. Kimberly as she provides suggestions for creating a sense of abnormal during times of upheaval, uncertainty, and transition.
https://www.toindywithlove.com/ - Follow her Instagram for resources during current public health restrictions.
https://havenyogaindy.com/ - Online yoga classes
https://www.esquinatangoaustin.com/ - On-line dance and language classes
https://www.onepeloton.com/ - 90 day free trial for the app (no equipment needed for classes)
Remember to visit the website of your local library for additional resources.
Join Dr. Kimberly as she gives brief thoughts on the benefits of social distancing. Utilize this as a time of self reflection and reconnecting with community in creative ways. Now is the perfect time to respond to friends you’ve been too busy to reach out to, take some time to yourself, and really build virtual and small in person community.
During this episode, Dr. Kimberly continues to discuss the foundations of her philosophy and work as a Clinical Psychologist. During this episode, Joi shares her research related to tea history and traditions of Buddhist monks while Dr. Kimberly discusses her background with Buddhism and briefly discusses the Four Noble Truths, The Eight Fold Path and the three roots of suffering.
During today’s podcast, Dr. Kimberly guides you through progressive muscles relaxation. This episode is designed to help you release tension, relax and become another tool in your self-care kit.
T: Teaching Progressive Muscle Relaxation
E: Empowerment through greater ease and relaxation in the body.
A: Advocating for relaxation as an additional tool for self care.
Welcome to the first full episode of Tea and Therapy. In this episode, Dr. Kimberly provides a brief overview of Adlerian and Individual Psychology, while Joi pours the tea with her tea knowledge. During this episode, Dr. Kimberly discusses the basics of Adlerian Psychology while Joi provides insights on the various types of teas. Join us and please remember to subscribe, rate and share the episode. Are there topics you'd like to hear on Tea and Therapy? Be sure to leave a message or send an email to TeaAndTherapy@drkimberlym.com
Welcome to the third trailer episode before the full launch in January 2020. Join me in this episode as I introduce the “Tea Chemist” Joi DeFrantz. Joi will be a regular feature on Tea and Therapy providing listeners with tea recommendations and wellness benefits of tea. https://anchor.fm/Tea-and-Therapy/support
Hello and welcome to the second trailer episode for Tea and Therapy. The official launch remains on track for January 2020. I look forward to speaking with you soon. If you have any questions, please visit my website at www.drkimberlym.com
Welcome to the trailer introduction for Dr. Kimberly: Tea and Therapy. This podcast is an extension of monthly Tea and Therapy workshops. This podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Listening to Tea and Therapy does not establish a working professional relationship with Dr. Kimberly, and listeners are encouraged to speak with their own health provider before making any changes to their current health and wellness plans. This podcast will begin airing January 2020.