Mysteries of Mental Illness

Shawna Murray-Browne | Decolonizing Mental Health

Special | 4m 24s  | Video has closed captioning.

Before Shawna Murray-Browne’s brother was murdered, she dreamt about it. It was a residue from the trauma of seeing so many Black men being killed around her. This turning point in her career as an integrated psychotherapist made her focus on empowering communities of color to access ways of nurture, care, and healing, that the racist-capitalist society keeps away from them.

Aired: 06/10/21

Rating: TV-PG

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