My “Why” for Autism Advocacy

My “Why” for autism advocacy.... In the first pic, I was a young mother of a six month old. My son Aaron had just been dedicated in church that day. We were so excited for him. Then a few months later, not long after his first birthday, Aaron’s speech DISAPPEARED. That began our journey on…

Therapy With “Auntie KP”

Many of us did not have healthy relationships modeled for us as children. Now, as adults, we’re experiencing biopsychosocialspiritual distress because of the dysfunctional relationships we’re choosing to engage in. Therapy with “Auntie KP” will help you: ✅ Identity negative thought patterns and their origins;✅ Replace those negative thoughts with positive thoughts;✅ Heal the inner…

Autism, ADHD, and the African American Community

Oftentimes, in the African American community, we hear the words “Autism” and “ADHD” and immediately negative images come to mind. As a mental health professional and the mom of 2 amazing sons, one of whom has autism and the other has ADHD, part of my life’s work is to show there are other facets of…

New Year, New You

Therapy can truly be an opportunity to leave your old life behind (your dysfunctional thought/behavior patterns) and embrace a new way of being (brand new positive thought patterns/behaviors that nurture your body, mind and spirit). I know you may be afraid to take that first step. I’ve been there myself. But trust me, once you…

Monday Affirmation with KP

Often, our Pride will keep us from saying those 3 simple words, “I am sorry.” Pride definitely keeps us from going further and saying, “What can I do to rectify the situation?” You know what I am going to say next…. it’s time for self reflection. Is it hard for you to say “I’m sorry?”…

Learn From the Pain

Pain never feels good. It doesn’t matter the origin; whether it’s biological, psychological, or spiritual, pain is pain. Often, distress becomes like an unwelcome companion in our daily walk. We become used to the hurt, the disappointment, the loneliness, the stress. It may seem like we exist only to FEEL waves of struggle. 2020 is…

Therapy Is Dope

As children, many of us were taught to put other people’s feelings above our own. That has left us in states of confusion and distress as we make decisions for ourselves….based on what other folks think or want us to do. Therapy with the right therapist helps you give your inner child permission to live…

How To Remain Emotionally Stable During The Holidays

The holidays, shoot, our lives period, are different this year. Look below to gather some tips to remain emotionally stable during this season…. It’s perfectly okay to acknowledge your feelings. Do not attempt to bury them. Even if you’re not able to physically see your friends/family, schedule some virtual time with them. Stay connected. You…