The Bodyful Black Girl Podcast

Join Jennifer Sterling every other week for a new episode about our bodies, movement, and mental health. Her goal is to help Black women living with depression to feel more vital, well, and whole.

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  So often, when folks reach out to me to inquire about group or individual dance movement psychotherapy sessions, one of the first questions they ask me is, “How long do I have to work with you before I’m healed?” or, “How long do I have to work with you before I get better?” It’s […]

Ep 14: What Does It Mean To Heal A Body?

  Movement is an integral part of my work as a dance movement psychotherapist.  It’s also been an important part of my personal healing. Movement is one of the primary ways I was, and am, able to manage my own depression. Our bodies are in motion every moment of every day. Many of those movements, […]

Ep 13: What Does It Mean To Move A Body?

Or what does your body mean to you? For a lot of us, paying attention to our bodies and moving our bodies can bring up a lot of feelings, both desirable and not so desirable.   In my experience as a dance movement psychotherapist, I find that quite a few of us humans notice the undesirable […]

Ep 12: What Does It Mean To Have A Body?

What is a body? For me, this question brings up so much about the science of it all.  But right now it also brings up thoughts about what it means to have a body, and specifically what it means to have a body with Black skin. If that question leads you there too, you’re not […]

EP 11: What is a body?

Bodyful Black Girl Podcast: What is a body?

Racism is a public health crisis, one that affects every aspect of Black folks’ lives. It also has a significant impact on our bodies. In this episode of The Bodyful Black Girl Podcast, Jennifer Sterling, a registered dance/movement psychotherapist and holistic nutritionist, shares five ways that racial trauma affects our bodies and offers Black womxn […]

EP 10: Racial Trauma and the Body

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