Thu, Jul 29|
Zoom and Facebook Live
Thriving Thursdays: BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month
Join this conversation as we discuss multicultural issues, racial identity, domestic violence among immigrant women, and trauma.
Time & Location
Jul 29, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Zoom and Facebook Live
About the Event
Join this powerful discussion as Dr. Jackman sits down with Dr. Popat-Jain to discuss her work with South Asian women and how she is making cultural adaptions to DBT to address domestic violence among immigrant women.
The program will occur in Zoom and also be live streamed on InnoPsych's Facebook page.
Dr. Popat-Jain is a licensed counseling psychologist who specializes in culturally informed psychotherapy services for individuals of diverse backgrounds. Her specific areas of focus include multicultural issues, racial identity, women’s issues, and trauma. As a culturally informed psychotherapist at her private practice, Dr. Popat-Jain focuses on the context of ones’ experience and the various intersecting factors that influence the issues bringing clients to psychotherapy. In addition, she has a strong passion for teaching psychology and related courses to both undergraduate and graduate students and has had experience doing so at both Northeastern University and Harvard University. Dr. Popat-Jain also enjoys providing diversity and inclusion consultations in healthcare settings and business corporations where she has presented on topics such as unconscious biases, addressing discriminatory language, and microaggressions. Dr. Popat-Jain has a background in multicultural research, specifically related to barriers to treatment for South Asian immigrants, microaggressions, and culturally adapted treatments. She completed her Ph.D. at Northeastern University, her pre-doctoral internship at Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and her post-doctoral fellowship at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veteran’s Hospital.
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.