Vibin' About Mental Health with Mrs. Keischa Pruden
You all asked, and I listened! This was such a rich conversation about mental health, you definitely need to tune in. Keischa and I had very candid discussions about
- the impact that the "super mom" mentality has on our daughters,
-the impact that the "super mom" mentality has on our own psyche's,
-what we can be doing as parents to support our children,
-the state of mental health treatment in the African-American community,
-and, so much more.
ABOUT KEISCHA PRUDEN
Keischa Pruden is a believer, a wife of 25 years to husband Paul, mother to two amazing sons Aaron and Bryant, psychotherapist, and autism advocate/consultant. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science in General Psychology from Elizabeth City State University, Keischa went on to earn a Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and Substance Abuse Clinical Counseling from East Carolina University. Keischa holds the following licensures/certifications in North Carolina: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Substance Abuse Evaluator for NC DMV, Certified Child-Parent Psychotherapist and is a Local Certified Forensic Evaluator. These designations allow her to work with a wide range of populations and issues.
In addition to being a therapist and autism/special needs consultant, Keischa is also a published author. Her first published work, "Walking With Moo and Other Adventures of Faith", is a daily devotional designed to help those who need encouragement in their daily lives to keep striving forward. Keischa shares her own struggles and experiences in this devotional, mainly her walks with her youngest son Bryant, nicknamed "Moo". Her latest published work, "Aaron and Me, Our Journey on the Spectrum", shares her family's experience with autism, as experienced by Keischa's youngest son Bryant.
You can purchase Keischa's books on Amazon and at www.kpsworld.org.