Cultural competence and awareness play a significant role in helping clients deal with their issues, which may be difficult for white psychiatrists to deal with their black patients. Psychiatrists are doctors and do not generally provide therapy, but they can if they are competent and experienced. Let us dive into why Black patients can benefit… Continue reading How Can Black Patients Benefit From Working With Black Psychiatrists?
Among the adult Black community, severe mental health issues are common. The sad part is that only a third of people who seek help will receive it. Only 25% of African Americans seek psychotherapy. In comparison to this, 40% of the white community seeks mental health care. There is quite a significant disparity in these… Continue reading Common Reasons Black Americans Avoid Psychotherapy