Racism can be deeply traumatic. And for one teenager who was repeatedly experiencing racism, it was triggering a freeze response.
So how did Thema Bryant, PhD work with her?
She’ll share her approach in the video below. Thema will also explain the difference between traditional trauma therapy and liberation therapy, and why liberation therapy can be so critical for people from marginalized communities.
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