We invite you to join us for our 2023 Community Conversation Series!
A Four-Part Learning Series
on the following topics:
Power & Privilege: Tuesday, February 7th, 2-4pm EST
Systems Thinking: Tuesday, May 9th, 1-3pm EST
Shame Resilience: Tuesday, September 12th, 1-3pm EST
Stages of Change: Tuesday, December 5th, 1-3pm EST
This series is free to the general public.
Recordings will be made available in exchange for a donation to Relational Life Foundation.
For each event, Deran will be joined by Terry Real, and other special guests as expert panelists.
For therapists and non-therapists alike, these events feature discussions on Relational Life Therapy as it intersects with topics of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.
Deran Young is a licensed therapist specializing in racial trauma and legacy burdens. She is also a Co-Author of the New York Times Best Seller, You Are Your Best Thing, a retired military officer, & founder of Black Therapists Rock. Black Therapists Rock is a non profit organization with a network of over 30,000 mental health professionals committed to reducing the psychological impact of systemic oppression and intergenerational trauma. She obtained her social work degree from University of Texas, where she studied abroad in Ghana, West Africa for two semesters creating a high school counseling center for under-resourced students. Deran has visited over 37 different countries and her clinical experience spans across four different continents. Her passion for culture and people has led her to become a highly sought after diversity and inclusion consultant working with companies like BBERG, Facebook, Linked In, and YWCA. She resides in the Washington DC area with her 10 year old son.