The Podcast



The Cultural Therapy Podcast is a mental health chat with psychology doctoral candidate, Mariel Buque, which focuses on the mental wellness of People of Color.

Dr. Derald Wing Sue helped Microaggressions become the popular term we know it to be today. Now he helps us learn skills to combat Microaggressions. They are called “Microinterventions.”

These have not been published yet, so enjoy the sneak peek!

For more on Microaggressions:

Microaggressions in Every Life Book by Derald Wing Sue

Microaggressions and Marginality Book by Derald Wing Sue

For more on having conversations about race:

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence Book by Derald Wing Sue

Stay Connected Family!

IG – @culturaltherapy

Twitter – @therapy_forus

FB – @therapyfortheculture

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Episode #4: Therapy for Black Girls (with Dr. Joy Harden-Bradford)

In this episode, I chat with the lovely Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in the state of Georgia and the founder of Therapy for Black Girls, an online and offline space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

Here is the FB group Dr. Joy mentioned in the podcast, be sure to check it out:

Also, Therapy for Black Girls has a directory of mental health clinicians dedicated to the healing of Black girls and women. You can check it our here:

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Episode #3: Mind & Body Wellness (with Jor-El Caraballo, LMHC)

This week’s episode features mental health counselor and Co-Founder of Viva Wellness, Jor-El Caraballo, who guides us through how he tailors his practice to the psychological and physical needs of his clients.

Visit Viva Wellness for more information on Jor-El’s practice:

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Episode #2: People of Color & Therapy. It’s Complicated.

In this week’s episode, Nana Amoh and I talk about the complicated history and current state of people of color and therapy.

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Episode #1. Welcome Family!

This week’s episode offers an intro to the podcast, to the Cultural Therapy online platform, directory, and collective of people who are dedicated to improving minority mental health. I will also take us through the general topics of our conversations.

I also highlight the different types of conversations that you might expect:

#TherapyforUs Episodes:We will focus on distinct ways in which mental health practices can be used to facilitate your mental well-being. In these episodes, you will find the conversations with our mental health experts and advocates, which I hope you’re as excited about as I am.

#ForTheKids Episodes: In these episodes, we focus on the mental wellness of children of color. Because our kids matter too!

#HealAsWeRise Episodes:We will focus on practical ways in which we can break through our mental health challenges to produce a life we love and appreciate. Here you will find answers to any questions you may have in reference to mental wellness.

So send us some questions via email (


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