Therapist for Black Lives #blacklivesmatter

Originally published on cherylleong.com, July 8th 2016

Photo by Maria Oswalt on Unsplash

“Black Lives Matter” began as a hashtag on Twitter in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death. As a therapist, I started asking myself questions about how the field of psychotherapy can support the Black community as it fights for change. While psychotherapists discuss issues of race-based trauma and resilience building, we may be missing…