6 UNIQUE Black-Indigenous-People-Of-Color (BIPOC) Telehealth Groups [times in description]

Open to People Who Live In
Meeting Details
Start Date: September 8, 2020
End Date: November 10, 2020
Meets Every: Tuesday, Thursday
2:00pm- 10:00pm
Group: Yes
Group Held:
This group meets virtually
Virtual Platform
Google Meet, Zoom
Communication Mode
Voice and Video

Physical Location

*All of California, online
San Francisco CA 94141

Wheelchair Accessible
Public Transportation

Last Modified: Sep 3, 2020


 6 UNIQUE Black, Indigenous, and/or People-Of-Color (BIPOC) Online Therapy Groups in California Opening This Week

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For Further Info / To RSVP or check on available space: https://tinyurl.com/FreeBIPOCGroupTherapies
Group Descriptions: 1 session/week, 90-minutes, 10 sessions, video chat, pay-what-you-may, available now
🏿 Black Adult Group – Tuesday 8:30-10 PM, 21+, 8-10 people, centering being Black and grown, covid, and community
🏾 Black Teen Group – ages 14-19, Tuesday 2-3:30PM, centering being a Black teen, covid, and community
🏽 Asian Pacific American (APA) Group – Tuesday 6:00-7:30 PM, ages 21+, 8-10 members, co-facilitated*, centering restorative justice, covid, and the APA experience
🏼 BIPOC 7th and 8th Grade Group – Thursday 2:00-3:30, 8-10 members, centering covid, restorative justice, and being a POC teen
🏿 BIPOC Adult Group – 8-10 members, 21+, centering covid, restorative justice, and being BIPOC

🏾 BIPOC Law Enforcement Group – 8-10 members, co-facilitated**, centering being BIPOC while working pandemic & protests

About Christhmus (pronoun them at your pleasure):

Christhmus Presence will be facilitating all groups above. They are a 3.5-generation Muwekma Ohlone (San Francisco) land-settler and Chinese-American Queer. Pillars that guide them are liberation psychology, narrative psychology, somatic psychology, spirituality, and expressive arts. Tools held in support of self-resourcing, clarity, and ancestral connectivity include meditation, Tapping, and Brainspotting. They enjoy plants, creative expression, the power of community, and being in water. MFTI/PCCI supervised by Josie Valderrama, License# Psy27913.

*About Lai (pronouns she/her/hers):

Lai Chien is a 0-generation Hong Kong born cisgender Chinese-Vietnamese American by way of North Carolina, Georgia, and finally landing in the east bay of Oakland/Alameda.

She is a harm-reduction focused, strength-based, and change-oriented therapist utilizing narrative psychology, motivational interviewing and DBT concepts such as radical acceptance to empower growth and promote well-being. She can be found tending to her aquariums, cooking and/or eating, days at the beach and planning the next camping trip.  

AMFT #98435 supervised by Sandra Stultz, LMFT #43047 of Sankofa Holistic Counseling Services www.sankofatherapy.com

**About Annie (she/her pronouns):

Annie Chen is a marriage family therapist who has been helping people have better relationships with one another and themselves for over ten years. She is the author of a book on attachment theory and uses tools that are informed by neuroscience, trauma, and somatic psychology. She worked as a therapist for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Youth and Family Services Bureau from 2011-2014 and is interested in supporting those at the forefront of reforming law enforcement culture for the benefit of all. CA License# 80025

Group Details

Group Ideal For
Young Adults, Adults
Wanting to work through the following issues
  • Adjusting to Change
  • Aging
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • BIPOC Concerns
  • Blended Family
  • Communication Problems
  • COVID-19
  • Cultural Concerns
  • Death/Dying
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family of Origin Concerns
  • Family Problems
  • Hopelessness
  • Insomnia
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • LGBTQIA+ Concerns
  • Life Transitions
  • Limiting Beliefs
  • Multigenerational Trauma
  • Oppression
  • Parenting
  • Personal Communication Problems
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Teen Concerns
  • Transgenerational Trauma
  • Trust Concerns
  • White Fragility
  • Work Life / Personal Life Balance
  • Worry
  • Anger Management
  • Emotional Freedom Technique / Tapping
  • Family Therapy
  • Play Therapy
Virtual Platform
Google Meet, Zoom
Ongoing Group
Number of Participants Allowed
8-10 participants, open enrollment for some
Number of Group Sessions
10 Sessions
Participants Asked to Attend
All Sessions
Communication Mode
Voice and Video
Insurance Accepted
Sliding Scale

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