Thriving Thursdays: BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month
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About the Event
Join this powerful discussion as Dr. Jackman sits down with Katherine Evering-Rowe, LSW a psychotherapist and group facilitator based in Philadelphia. Katherine's clinical expertise is working with Queer people of color and those who have experienced trauma. She is also a group facilitator with the Covid Grief Network, an organization with a mission to provide short term grief support and build long term community for young adults who have lost someone to COVID-19, or who have someone close who is seriously ill with COVID-19.
The program will occur in Zoom and also be live streamed on InnoPsych's Facebook page.
Katherine Evering-Rowe, LSW is a psychotherapist and facilitator based in Philadelphia. After completing an MA in Educational Studies focused on critical race theory and radical pedagogy, Katherine began her career as a youth worker facilitating youth empowerment programming rooted in food justice. Stirred by unaddressed social, emotional, and psychological needs of her students, Katherine pivoted her professional attention toward mental health issues and earned her Master of Social Work. Katherine has worked in clinical and support roles in residential treatment, elementary, middle, and high school settings, post-incarceration support programs, and college counseling centers. She currently does the bulk of her clinical work in a group practice serving LGBTQ young adults, and is especially passionate about working with queer people of color. On the side, Katherine facilitates training on trauma-informed pedagogy, and helps run a budding mutual-aid organization called the Covid Grief Network.
Charmain F. Jackman, Ph.D., is a Harvard-trained, licensed psychologist with over 23 years in the mental health field. Dr. Jackman is the founder + CEO of InnoPsych, Inc., an organization on a mission to change the face of therapy and to promote wellness & healing for people of color. InnoPsych, Inc., is an award-winning organization focused on increasing access to therapy through its online therapist of color directory and thought-provoking emotional wellness programming. As a change-maker, Dr. Jackman is passionate about the intersection of psychology, mental health, and diversity, equity, and inclusion and has created social impact initiatives that support community members and mental health professionals. She has used her expertise to shape how organizations respond to and support their employees during the COVID-19 and racial violence crises. Dr. Jackman is the recipient of the City of Boston’s Black History Month’s 2021 Innovator of the Year Award. In 2020, Dr. Jackman was the recipient of the American Psychological Association’s 2020 PLC Diversity Award, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Business People of Color by the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Jackman LOVES talking about mental health and is a national spokesperson for mental health and emotional wellness. She has also been featured in both print and TV media outlets locally and nationally.