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Narissa Harris says “I’m a black woman first and a clinician second.” Her happy place is working on awareness around African American culture. She’s extremely generous in her approach to helping therapists find their way to more humility and sensitivity. She dives into how she created her workshops, built her practice, and became her own boss.
Topics Discussed In This Episode:
Offering workshops on cultural awareness
Creating several effective Cultural Awareness workshops
Dealing with the resistance of people who are afraid to discuss racism
Her monthly newsletter, “Walk A Day In My Culture”
Being raw and unapologetic
Being profiled and knowing her husband is profiled
Her fees (real numbers as usual)
Getting through low moments in her practice
Cycles of ebbs and flows in her private practice
Making the transition to private practice
Using insurance as a part of her private practice
Reminding herself that she’s the boss of her business