Prepare to be inspired on this special edition of “Maven Mondays” in the Busy Girls’ Brunch Facebook group. Join us for an enlightening interview with Dr. La-Toya Gaines, a licensed psychologist, educator, speaker, and author who is making waves in the mental health field. Dr. Gaines is on a mission to empower the Strong Black Woman to redefine strength and prioritize self-care, and she’s bringing her profound insights to your screens.

About Dr. La-Toya Gaines: With an impressive academic journey, Dr. La-Toya Gaines earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and her Master’s and Doctor of Clinical Psychology at the Michigan School of Psychology. Over the past decade, she has honed her skills as a therapist, educator, and faculty member, shaping the future of the mental health field. In 2016, she founded Family Matters Counseling and Psychological Services, Inc., specializing in child and family psychology, self-esteem and self-confidence for young women, and the culturally unique emotional needs of Black women. Her professional goal? To empower Black women to shed the weight of being a Strong Black Woman and embrace self-care as an act of self-love.

Topic: Empowering the Strong Black Woman to Redefine Strength: During this live interview, Dr. La-Toya Gaines will share her expertise on empowering the Strong Black Woman to redefine strength and the importance of self-care. She’ll explore the narrative of the “Strong Black Woman” and how to break free from it. Dr. Gaines’ work is beautifully encapsulated in her quote, “Self-care is an act of self-love,” and she’s here to guide you on your journey towards self-empowerment and self-love.

What to Expect:

  • Deep insights into redefining strength and prioritizing self-care.
  • Practical advice for those who often go underserved and unheard.

How to Join: Ready for our next Maven Mondays session? We can’t wait to see you – Join The Busy Girls’ Brunch for events, community and future episodes!

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