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Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews psychotherapist, author, consultant, coach and professor Dr. Nyasha Grayman. Dr. Grayman is the author of Seasonal Therapeutic Encounters with Nature Journal: 52 Experiences for Baltimoreans. Dr. Grayman specializes in helping African Americans who are grieving sudden, traumatic losses of someone important to them.

In this conversation you’ll hear:

  • Why nature is helpful in healing from traumatic and complicated grief.
  • How Dr. Grayman structures her therapy work with African American clients who are grieving due to sudden or violent death of someone they care about.
  • Why she wrote her book in a journal format.
  • How others can create similar books to hers.

Dr. Nyasha Grayman is a licensed psychotherapist in Maryland, USA with certifications in grief counseling, trauma treatment, and telemental health. She holds a BA from Spelman College, an MA in Counseling from New York University, and a PhD in Counseling Psychology, also from New York University. Dr. Grayman has a boutique practice, Wisdom Counseling – Baltimore LLC, where she specializes in working with bereaved African American adults. She is also Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at a Baltimore, Maryland area college.


Dr. Grayman’s website is here.

Follow Dr. Grayman on Instagram here.

Find Dr. Grayman’s book on Amazon here.

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January 21, 2022

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Laura Reagan, LCSW-C

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist and owner of a group practice, the Baltimore Annapolis Center for Integrative Healing. She is also the host of Therapy Chat and Trauma Chat podcasts and the founder of the Trauma Therapist Network, a website for learning information about trauma and finding resources and help for trauma.

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