Manage the Mental Load (Why Every Entrepreneur Needs Therapy with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford)

Episode 6 - Season 5

About the Episode

In this episode, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed psychologist, speaker, author, media personality, and host of the award-winning podcast ‘Therapy for Black Girls,’ joins the conversation to share practical strategies on maintaining mental health while navigating the pressures of managing a business. The discussion sheds light on the underlying reasons for why we keep busy, the importance of setting boundaries, and the need to learn the skill of asking for help. Luvvie and Dr. Joy delve into triggers and trauma, self-compassion, and giving oneself (and others) grace in running a purpose-driven life.

About the Guest

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D.

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford is a Licensed Psychologist and the host of the wildly popular, award-winning mental health podcast Therapy for Black Girls. Her work focuses on making mental health topics more relevant and accessible for Black women, and she delights in using pop culture to illustrate psychological concepts. Named by Glamour as a Game Changer for her work in the mental health field, she received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana, her Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Arkansas State, and her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. Her work has been featured in Essence, Oprah Daily, The New York Times, HuffPost, Black Enterprise, and Women’s Health. Dr. Joy lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and two sons.

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