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Therapist Raises Over $80K to Offer Free Racial Trauma Counseling to the Black Community

As the Black community continues to push back against police brutality, racial injustices, and the disproportionate amount of COVID-19 deaths, maintaining mental health is a priority, especially for Saleemah McNeil, founder of the Oshun Family Center. To make that clear, according to Philadelphia Magazine , McNeil has just raised more than $81,000 in her efforts to provide free therapy for those affected by acute racial trauma. “Seeing Black people in my community impacted by the pandemic and the racial epidemic, I knew I wanted to support their mental health through all the recent devastation,” the reproductive psychotherapist said, according to Philly Magazine. McNeil’s initial fundraising goal of $5,000 was eclipsed by a one day gain of $7,000 which led her to expand the fundraiser’s reach via a partnership with Valerie Braunstein of Philly Psychology. The partnership then brought in a massive amount of funding. Funds raised will allow Oshun Family Center to provided eight...

Devin Crudup

Jun 24, 2020