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

Meeting Details
Start Date: September 8, 2020
End Date: November 10, 2020
Meets Every:
  • Tuesday
  • Thursday

  • 2:00
  • pm
  • - 10:00
  • pm
  • Group Held:
    This group meets virtually
    Virtual Platform
  • Google Meet, Zoom
  • Communication Mode
  • Voice and Video
  • Practitioner Location

    *All of California, online
    San Francisco CA 94141

    Wheelchair Accessible
  • N/A
  • Parking
  • N/A
  • Public Transportation
  • N/A
  • Last Modified: Sep 3, 2020


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

    Calling In:
    • Clients who may be served
    • Those who can share this message to support their communities
    • Those down to 1:1 or connect me to community folx to share this with
    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
  • Open to People Who Live In
    Ongoing Group
    Accepting New Members
    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
  • None
  • Fee
    Sliding Scale

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