Unhealthy Methods of Self-Soothing This year has been incredibly stressful. Between COVID19, BLM movement, political unrest, racially police killings, salary losses due to budget cuts, and so much more; we find ourselves trying to cope with trauma, stress, and manage our relationships in unique ways. We do the best we can, while trying to stay […]
About Natalie Jones
Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD., LPCC is a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in working with professional Black women who have been in emotionally and psychologically abusive relationships with narcissists, African American mental health issues, as well as with individuals who were previously incarcerated. Dr. Jones has a podcast called A Date with Darkness Podcast, which specializes in providing education and tips on healing from narcissistic abuse in relationships. Dr. Jones received her masters in clinical counseling psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, and her doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Jones has also written blogs for the Mind Journal, Therapy for Black Girls, Peskind Law Firm, and PsychCentral. Dr. Jones has also made several television appearances including Fox News Sacramento, and TV One’s For My Man. Contact: https://www.drnataliejones.com
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[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/14364863/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1231481/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC, a licensed psychotherapist in California. Join Dr. Jones for an intimate discussion about the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma. Steven Peskind, Esq. owner of Peskind Law Firm in […]
Succeeding While Black: 11 Tips for African Women to Combat Microaggression in the Workplace As mentioned in the previous blog, microaggression against black women in the workplace is a very common occurrence. There are many African American women who are suffering in silence when they go to work due to the toxic nature of a […]
This blog offers some examples of microaggressions that professional African American women experience on the job.
This blog summarizes quick tips and suggestions to help those that are currently no-contact or limited in their relationship with a narcissistic mother, cope with Mother’s Day.
Deadly Killer of Relationships: The Inability to Ask Your Partner Questions When you are in a relationship, communication is essential. Part of learning about your partner is being able to talk to them about likes/dislikes, past relationship history, goals, and problems. This is part of building an emotionally and psychologically healthy relationship. Asking your partner […]
Dear Valentine’s Day: I Hate You! How to Get Through Valentine’s Day As A Single Person You know the feeling…. When you walk in the store and you see the red heart shaped boxes of candy, the fluffy teddy bears, the roses, and the cards. It may as well be in big bold letters – […]
Struggling with how to get back into dating after you leave a domestic violence relationship? Here are some suggestions that will help push forward, and find your happy place again.
Struggling to get through Mother’s Day? Was your mother abusive or neglectful towards you? Did you decide to sever the relationship because it was toxic? Do you feel out of place by everyone talking about their wonderful relationships with their mom, while your relationship was the exact opposite? Here are some ways to help you cope, and heal on a non-traditional Mother’s Day.