Racial Equality

Group therapy with biased America: The psychology behind racial prejudice

You can’t celebrate Black History Month without confronting racism in America. Individual factors like personality, in-group bias, insecurity, and fear can fuel racial prejudice. But racism is about more than psychology; it’s about society. To achieve equality, people need to tackle structural racism as well as personal prejudice.  White people…

What is racial trauma? (Video)

Hello, my name is Shontel Cargill and I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Thriveworks located at the Cumming office in Georgia. The question that was asked was, “What is racial trauma?” Racial trauma also known as race-based traumatic stress is defined as the cumulative negative effects of racism…

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