Mental Health

It’s Social Work Month Celebration– What A Social Worker Really Does

Ever wonder what a trained social worker does? Well on this episode we celebrate social work month with Noni Taylor founder of The Social Work Connect an organization that provides support to social work students and connects them with clinicians in the field so they know the number of ways they can utilize their skills …

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Dealing with the Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death

In this episode we discuss how to approach the holiday seasons without a family member; dealing with an anniversary of a death of a loved one or a birthday of someone you have loss. Black Therapist Podcast formerly Black In Therapy’s host Brooklyn Based psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW discusses mental health issues from the perspectives …

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Vicarious Trauma: Do you have it, better yet how to avoid it

In this episode psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW discusses the most recent incidents of violence in this country and we discuss the effects vicarious trauma and how to avoid it. Vicarious trauma is caused by repeated exposure to violent events, it is thought to only be experienced by caregivers but Ms Banks provides a unique perspective …

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Life as a Daddy’s Girl with Birthday and Daddy issues

Black Therapist Podcast formerly Black In Therapy host New York Brooklyn Based Psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW discusses her triggers surrounding one special day of the year and the cause–Birthday and Daddy issues. My name is Nikita Banks and I want to welcome you to another episode of Black In Therapy. Black in Therapy is a podcast …

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Kid Cudi, Kehlani, and how Sexism effects how we see and seek Mental Health

Black Therapist Podcast formerly Black in Therapy Brooklyn New York Based Psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW Discusses the difference in social media support for rapper Kid Cudi’s battle with Depression and Addiction, and how singer Kehlani was treated when she discussed her battle with mental health issues. And how Sexism plays a large role in how …

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How (to) I became a Therapist as a licensed Clinical Social Worker

How did I become a licensed clinical social work therapist is one of my top asked questions. Along with how long it took me. In this episode, Black Therapist Podcast host answers that question. In this episode I discuss the route it took me, why I became a licensed therapist and yes how long it …

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My Journey to Mental Wellness-Black Therapist formerly Black In Therapy Podcast

In our very first episode of black therapist podcast formerly black in therapy. Our Host Nikita Banks, LCSW discuss her journey to mental wellness. As a proponent of mental health and as practitioner it’s important to be transparent about the mental health issues that lead to me finding my passion as a therapist. Specifically as …

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