I was doing some reflection recently and one thing that this pandemic has amplified and solidified for me is the need to attack things, both naturally and spiritually. We need both. We need to wear our masks AND confess healing over our bodies. If you’re wanting to get married soon, you need to pray for your spouse AND go out and meet people. The area where I see the most misalignment with this is when it comes to mental health and faith. To shed some insight on the intersection of mental health and faith, I invited Tiffany on the show.
Tiffany is a clinical practitioner well astute in working with clients by providing individual, group, and family therapy. Tiffany works to develop clients’ self-efficacy by using mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and family-centered/strength-based approaches. This enables each of her clients to explore emotions, relationship patterns, and trauma.
In 2016, Tiffany founded Pathways Toward Peace; an NJ based non-profit whose mission is to increase mental health literacy and provide capacity building to faith and community-based organizations.
When it comes to mental health and faith, Tiffany believes that “it is not enough to pray for people who are hurting. We have to love them, serve them, and send them to get help.” She is committed to equipping faith-based leaders and communities with the knowledge and resources they need to address mental health concerns.
Mental Health and Faith
In this episode we covered…
- What led Tiffany to the world of mental health
- Mental health literacy and why is it important for women of color, specifically
- The role faith plays in mental health
- Things we should unlearn about faith and what walking in faith really looks
- How mental health support plays a role in discovering and living a life of purpose
- Tips for deciphering if your therapist is the right fit for you
- How long you should stick with a therapist before you decide it isn’t a good fit
If you enjoyed this episode, then you may also enjoy the episode of the show about the fear of success and how it hinders purpose or this episode detailing what to expect when operating in your purpose.
Connect with Guest
You can connect with Tiffany on her
Rate, Review, and Follow on Apple Podcasts
“I love The Purpose Collective podcast.” <– If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more people — just like you — move toward the online life and business that they desire. Click here, scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars, and select “Write a Review.” Then be sure to let me know what you loved most about the episode!
Also, if you haven’t done so already, follow the podcast. Follow on Apple Podcasts now!
Subscribe on Google Podcasts.
Follow the show on Spotify.
Follow the show on Audible.
Have Amazon Music? Follow the show over there!
Want to Support the Show?
If you would like to support the show, I discovered a super cool way for you to get in on the action, and that is by “buying me a coffee.” I don’t actually drink coffee, but the idea behind the site is for supporters of Content Creators (that’s you) to be able to help the Creator (that’s me) with expenses required to produce the content they create (that’s the show).
Click the button below to donate.
Connect With Me
If you want to connect with other purpose-driven movers and shakers, then join The Purpose Collective Community on Facebook. It’s exclusive and FREE.
If you have any questions you can always email me at email@example.com or join my Purpose Diary newsletter below and my tips, experiences, and advice about navigating a life of purpose are all yours, every week!
Disclaimer: If you happen to purchase anything I recommend in this or any of my communications, it’s likely I’ll receive some kind of affiliate compensation. Still, I only recommend things that I truly believe in and have personally experienced. If you ever have an issue with anything I recommend, please let me know. My goal is to help you thrive in your purpose. — Pavielle