On this episode of The Honey Be Podcast, I’m thrilled to welcome Dr. Angela Roman Clack to the show! Dr. Clack is a licensed psychotherapist, doctorly-trained clinician, and owner of Clack Associates LLC, a private practice outpatient counseling center in Southern New Jersey. She has over 25 years of experience working in the mental health field. In 2002, she earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Argosy University in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Clack is known for her ability to teach, supervise, coach and provide training in various areas pertaining to children, adolescents and their families. She provides treatment for individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, as well as general emotional distress and to those who experience difficulties in their relationships with others.
In this episode, we discuss:
- What lead her to becoming a psychologist with the focus of working with women of color dealing with trauma and depression
- The importance of being able to connect and gain trust with clients
- The prevalence of generational trauma with women of color
- How trauma affects your physical health as well as your mental health
- Areas non-minority clinicians should be mindful of when working with women of color who’ve experienced trauma or depression
- Her new book, Women of Color Talk: Psychological Narratives on Trauma and Depression