Summary

Welcome back to Therapy Chat! This week, in the first of a series on social justice, host Laura Reagan, LCSW-C interviews Dr. Rebecca Eldredge, a licensed psychologist who guides fellow therapists, healthcare professionals, and socially conscious leaders on how to support social justice, navigate courageous conversations, and expand emotional well-being to create compassionate, just spaces for themselves, their teams, and the clients they support.

Rebecca spoke about the importance of standing up for one’s values, and the imperative for social justice advocates to focus on self-care in order to sustain their capacity to continue in the work.

In addition to offering culturally sensitive therapy, Rebecca emphasizes the integration of mental health, compassion, and social justice throughout her work. Over the past 20 years, she has taught Multicultural Counseling graduate courses, developed and delivered support services for refugees, and facilitated numerous cultural trainings and consultations while feeling deeply honored by the trust of amazing and diverse clients.

Resources

Visit Dr. Rebecca Eldredge’s website here: https://rebeccaephd.com 

Download a free guide to speaking up and sign up for Dr. Eldredge’s e-mail list here: https://rebeccaphd.com/5ways

Contact Dr. Rebecca Eldredge via LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-a-eldredge-phd/

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November 18, 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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