On today's show, we welcome back Dr. Danica Harris, Professor and Therapist in Dallas, TX who co-owns Empowered Healing Dallas, a private practice where she provides trauma-informed therapy using an interpersonal and attachment based approach. Join Lucia and Dr. Danica for a real and honest conversation about how COVID-19 is effecting us emotionally and mentally. They share their own thoughts and experiences, and what they are personally doing to adjust. Lucia and Dr. Danica also talk about what you might be experiencing, and offer some solutions of what we can do to cope through crisis as our lives might look and feel vastly different now as we go through this worldwide health pandemic together. We will rise and comeback through this together!
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About Dr. Danica Harris
Dr. Danica Harris specializes in trauma-informed therapy including complex trauma, sexual trauma for adults, childhood survivors of sexual abuse, attachment/relationship patterns, family of origin related trauma, survivors of intimate partner violence, and cultural/Identity-based trauma.
She grew up in the Dallas area and feels excited to be giving back to her home community through private practice. Her journey into the mental health field was not linear or traditional, as she grew up in a working-class family where college was not an expectation. After working in skin-care education for years, she made the leap, and ended up earning a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology, a Master's and Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology, and a Gender & Multicultural Studies Certificate from Texas Woman's University. In addition to providing therapy services, she is also a Visiting Clinical Professor at Texas Woman's University, teaching both graduate and undergraduate classes, and she loves providing supervision and training. She prioritizes self-care and find that she is best served when she is able to get her own needs met. Her self-care practices include spending time with her partner, coming up with nicknames for her three rescue pups, and watching almost anything that comes out on Netflix. Dr. Danica also make time for gentle movement and have an ever-growing and changing mindfulness practice.