Course Description

This course is designed for therapists interested in using movement, breathwork, and spirituality as a method for healing women of African ancestry.

This session is designed to increase clinician cultural competence in working with women of African ancestry in counseling in the areas of movement, dance, and spirituality. Therapists will learn to conceptualize healing utilizing an African-centered theoretical framework. In addition, best practices for use of indigenous healing modalities are discussed.

CE/Professional Development Credit(s): 2

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe healing by utilizing an African-centered theoretical orientation.
  2. List two best practices for integrating indigenous healing practices into the therapeutic process.

Level: All Levels

Length: 1 hour and 55 mins

Format: Asynchronous (self-paced)

Obtaining a CE/Professional Development Certificate:

In order to obtain a CE/Professional Development certificate, you must complete all sections of this course, score 80% or more on the quiz (multiple attempts are provided) and, fill out a satisfaction survey.

Note: The video lesson, quiz, and evaluation are formatted into separate sections. While your progress is saved after completing each section, the system will require you to complete the entire section again if you stop in the middle.

Conflict of Interest:

There are no known conflict of interests for this program.

Continuing Education Approvals & CEUs

Homestudy CE's are approved nationally via the American Psychological association and the National Board of Certified Counselors.

CE Credits | 2 Core | Psychologists

CE Hours | 2 Core | Counselors

Social Work, School Psychology & Marriage & Family Therapy

The live virtual version of this workshop was originally approved by ASWB & NASP nationally in states that accept CEs granted by these accrediting bodies. This homestudy course is consistent with related hours. Please check with your state licensure board for rules.

CE Hours | 2 | School Psychologists

Clock Hours | 2 | Social Work

Contact Hours | 2 | LMFT’s

Jamila Codrington, PhD

Dr. Jamila Codrington is a New York state licensed psychologist and founder and CEO of Asili Services, Inc.. She provides holistic and culturally-relevant psychological intervention and consultation services and empowers communities of African descent by raising awareness of mental health, education and social justice issues. 

Facebook & Instagram: @doctorjamila1

Ma'at E. Lewis, PhD

Ma’at E. Lewis earned a doctorate in Counseling Psychology and a master of arts in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University. She is a NY State licensed psychologist, Board Certified in African-Centered/Black Psychology, a certified Egyptian Yoga Practitioner, and certified in Transpersonal Breathwork Meditation and Transpersonal Psychotherapy. 

Ifetayo Ojelade, PhD

Dr. Ifetayo Ojelade is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) with an interest in assisting people to heal in order to take their careers and personal lives to the next level. As an expert in trauma recovery, Dr. Ojelade works with healthcare, legal, and safety professionals to manage secondary trauma in the workplace. She also has a particular interest in women leaders of color in high stress roles.

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Multi-Course Discount

We offer a discount when purchasing bundles of 5 or more one hour sessions and two or more 6+ hour sessions. Please contact our office for specific instructions.