Out of the Fire: Healing Black Trauma Caused by Systemic Racism Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (16pt Large Print Edition)

Out of the Fire: Healing Black Trauma Caused by Systemic Racism Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (16pt Large Print Edition)

by Jennifer S Payne
Out of the Fire: Healing Black Trauma Caused by Systemic Racism Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (16pt Large Print Edition)

Out of the Fire: Healing Black Trauma Caused by Systemic Racism Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (16pt Large Print Edition)

by Jennifer S Payne

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Overview

Black Americans are disproportionately affected by trauma and historically lack access to mental health resources. In this book, Black clinician and professor, Jennifer Shepard Payne, provides culturally tailored skills grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to meet the specific needs of Black readers dealing with trauma due to systemic racism, so they can live their life fully aware and in tune with their own values.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781038730688
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Publication date: 06/01/2023
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Shepard Payne, PhD, LCSW, is founder and owner of DTG Counseling and Consulting, a private practice where she provides acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) counseling and coaching primarily to African Americans of faith suffering from anxiety or trauma. For several years, Payne has been working on culturally tailoring ACT for African American communities, both clinically and via research. She is research faculty with the Kennedy Krieger Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress, and assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For more information, visit her website at: www.poof-pullingoutoffire.com. She lives in Baltimore, MD.Robyn D. Walser, PhD, is director of TL Consultation and Psychological Services, and codirector of Bay Area Trauma Recovery Clinical Services. She works at the National Center for PTSD, developing and disseminating innovative ways to translate science into practice; and serves as assistant clinical professor in the department of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. As a licensed clinical psychologist, she maintains an international training, consulting, and therapy practice. Walser has authored and coauthored six books: The Heart of ACT, Learning ACT, The Mindful Couple, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma-Related Problems, and ACT for Clergy and Pastoral Counselors.
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