THERAPY FOR Black, Indigenous, + People of Color IN NEW YORK CITY
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
– Audre Lorde
you deserve to be affirmed and respected
Like many facets of society, the field of mental health and wellness has disproportionately underrepresented those who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
To feel supported, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color should be able to meet with a therapist who makes it their priority to understand how racial identity impacts how one experiences the world. And while not every facet of one’s racial identity and experience can be easily articulated, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color should have the freedom to be themselves.
Therapy can help individuals navigate the stressors disproportionately experienced by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. These may include:
- Covert and overt racism such as verbal threats or physical violence
- Fear of retaliation
- Emotional labor
- Re-traumatization manifesting in feelings of loneliness, fear, anger, depression, and anxiety
THERAPISTS WHO CAN HELP
NYC Therapists Who Specialize in Therapy for BIPOC
Connecting with the right therapist is the most important factor in your search. We’re here to help you find a great match.
We’re comMiTted to cultivating a therapeutic space that is anti-racist
If you’re looking for a BIPOC therapist, we’d love the opportunity to work with you
As a group, we’re committed to cultivating a therapeutic space that’s anti-racist. To learn how we practice this, read our Pledge to Affirming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.
Resources dedicated to supporting the diversity of the BIPOC community
If you’re not ready to start therapy or prefer to explore other options, please review this list of mental health resources dedicated to supporting the BIPOC community:
- Inclusive Therapists
- Therapy for Latinx
- National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association
- National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
- Association of Black Psychologists
- Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
- Ayana Therapy
- Latinx Therapy
- Melanin & Mental Health
- Psychology Today
If you have an additional resource you’d like to recommend, we’d love to learn about it and include it as a resource for those who are interested. Please email us at [email protected]ritytherapynyc.com.
If you need help finding a BIPOC therapist, Psychology Today offers a search tool matched on zip code or city.
Looking for support?
You’re not alone.
Therapy can help individuals navigate the stressors disproportionately experienced by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Get in touch to book a complimentary 30-minute consultation with one of our therapists who can help today.