It takes a big heart to use your gifts and talents to help the under-served communities. Most people just think of them during times of hurricanes, fires or holidays. But these three women are a part of a bigger purpose and you can help.
What’s in your wallet? Really, it doesn’t matter, because my guests are the founders of Black Men Heal, a nonprofit that offers pro bono therapy to men of color. Yes, free! Gratis! As in no money needed! Want to know the differences in how men heal emotionally versus women? Interested in why they selected to highlight men of color?
Tasnim Sulaiman is a Licensed Professional Counselor and operates her private practice in the Philadelphia area and is passionate about removing the stigma around mental health.
Kevana Nixon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who serves the Philadelphia and Delaware area. Her passion is transforming the lives of people by providing healing in a safe and secure environment.
Ann Colley licensed marriage and family therapists and ordained clergy. She develops counseling programs and provides counseling services to children, families and adults. Whew! There is an ordained minister on the set. Did I get through this one without saying a curse word? You’ll have to watch to find out.
A former school and community agency counselor and creator of the 7-Step Method, Anita’s helped guide people from the ages of eleven to fifty through their own life issues, personal transformations and professional endeavors. With an old soul and a comedic, honest voice. She uses many southern colloquialisms and colorful expressions to unwrap personal stories of surviving a homicidal alcoholic father, a mother in denial and four physically and emotionally abusive brothers and relates them to guiding principles and healing techniques.
Through her powerful and uplifting interviews at ThatAnitaLive.TV and The Emotional Happiness Podcast women get to see and hear real women with resourceful stories living relentless lives after life's most devastating events. Through her charismatic and compelling speaking, Anita helps women use the tools and resources they already have to reveal and release success blockers such as childhood trauma and family dysfunction so they can build self-confidence, boost their self-esteem and feel free to live true to their own personality, spirit and character.
In her newly released ebook, 7 Simple Steps to Beat Emotional Baggage, Anita shares actionable techniques that will walk women through letting go of the past and rising above the glass ceiling to reach higher levels of success and satisfaction in life.
From nine-to-five, Anita is a Senior Acquisition Support Specialist, possessing over nineteen years of performing and administering program management and cradle-to-grave commercial and federal contracting activities for acquisitions ranging from $500,000 to over $2 Billion. She has progressively worked her way up the federal acquisition lifecycle and commercial supply chain through various positions from pre-award and requirements definition to commodities buying to contract close-out. In her career, she has mastered the art of transitioning to level-up.
Anita is a graduate of Limestone College, Virginia State University, and Strayer University with a B.S. in Mathematics, an M.Ed. in Guidance & Counseling, and an M.B.A. in Contracts & Acquisitions. You can find Anita online at ThatAnitaLive.com, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram and Facebook. Her handle is That Anita Live on all four social media platforms.