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Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy: Understanding African American Help-seeking for Romantic Relationships: Advocacy, Barriers, and Considerations

This webinar is based on an article in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy April 2024 Volume 50, Issue 2

Understanding African American Help-seeking for Romantic Relationships: Advocacy, Barriers, and Considerations

Thursday, June 13 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the complexities of the African American couple help-seeking process (AACHS). Dr. Aimee Hubbard, a dedicated couples therapist at the Kansas City Relationship Institute, will share insights from her recent research that sheds light on the unique barriers faced by African American couples when seeking couples counseling. Drawing upon her academic background and clinical expertise, Dr. Hubbard will provide valuable insights and practical recommendations for clinicians working with African American couples.

Learning Objectives


  • Identify unique Barriers African American couples face. Gain insight into the unique barriers that African American couples face in seeking out resources for their relationship. 
  • Learn about the value of community resources. Learn about the importance of community resources in supporting African American relationships, along with ideas on how to build out community connection. 
  • Learn more about advocacy and action steps for clinicians. In addition to self-of-the-therapist work, identify ways that clinicians can be involved at the local and national level in advocacy aimed at addressing systemic and policy level issues.  

About the Speaker:

Dr. Aimee Hubbard holds a PhD in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Science in Couple and Family Therapy from Kansas State University. With a passion for serving diverse populations, Dr. Hubbard brings humility and compassion to her work as a couples therapist. Her research on the AACHS process seeks to contribute to the collective understanding of cultural dynamics in therapy, with the ultimate goal of promoting inclusivity and equity in mental health care.

Don't miss this opportunity to deepen your understanding of the AACHS process and enhance your clinical skills in working with African American couples. Register now to secure your spot in this enlightening webinar!


Family Therapy Magazine: From Exhaustion to Empowerment: A Therapist’s Guide to Supporting Clients Through Burnout

This webinar is based on the May/June Family Therapy Magazine article on client burnout .

Beyond the Breaking Point: Tactics for Tackling Client Burnout

Thursday, June 20 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

In this presentation, we will dive into the topic of burnout and its impact on mental health, particularly focusing on how therapists can support clients who are experiencing or on the verge of burnout due to their work or caregiver status. Burnout, often overlooked or dismissed, can significantly deteriorate one's well-being and lead to more severe mental health issues if left unmanaged. Through this session, we will explore practical strategies and approaches therapists can employ to assist clients in navigating through burnout, fostering resilience, and reclaiming a sense of balance and self-compassion.

Learning Objectives


  • Understand the Reality of Burnout: Gain insight into the nature of burnout, recognizing its prevalence across various demographics. Participants will grasp the nuances of burnout and its impact on clients' lives and mental health.
  • Learn Therapeutic Strategies: Explore effective therapeutic strategies tailored to address burnout, including workplace coping mechanisms, setting realistic expectations, and fostering self-compassion. 
  • Empower Clients and Encourage Self-Reflection: Guide clients towards recognizing their own strengths, successes, and limitations amidst burnout. Encourage self-reflection and exploration of coping mechanisms, career considerations, and self-compassion practices. 

About the Speaker:

Meg Delp is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Organizational Psychology Professional, and Clinical Director of Bloom & Thrive LLC. She specializes in treating trauma, burnout, and relationships, and often notes that these three tend to go hand-in-hand. Additionally, Meg provides education to organizations on topics such as psychological safety, DEI & mental health, burnout, and trauma in the workplace. Since beginning her Doctorate in Human & Organizational Psychology in 2022, Meg has focused on partnering with both clients and organizations to better understand how we all can live more mentally well.


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