Life on earth includes some anxiety at one point or another. But when it becomes debilitating it’s worth a discussion with a therapist. We ask black clinical psychologists, social workers and licensed therapists to define these terms and why many of us as African American men seem socially wired to deny it. At Push 2 Open we use storytelling and drama to tell and share our stories. Knowledge. Sharing. Empowerment.
Learn the Struggles of Mitch Bryant coping with Emotional Stress
We follow the struggle of Mitch Bryant as his life is upended by the impact of COVID-19 and the mental stress it causes. He is a Black man, a father and husband, faced with the loss of a job and food insecurity.
Learn the Struggles of Mitch Bryant coping with Marital Conflicts and PTSD
Mitch’s crushing aversion in asking for help escalates into an argument between he and his wife. When pressed as to how he got food from the church’s food pantry, he admits he created a cover story about a neighbor in need.
Learn the struggles of Mitch Bryant Managing Family, Health and Money Shortages.
A stop by police has an unexpected twist as Mitch’s pride forces a confrontation with his brother-in-law. The fight to balance the need for money and his family’s health leaves Mitch and Karin at odds.
Mitch Bryant fighting against pride makes a life-changing choice he finds himself at a crossroad and must make a decision that will change his and his family's life
Therapist and CEO of Family Healing Center, Livingston, NJ
Therapy is cool sometimes we need a shoulder to lean on about our everyday problems!
Conversations: Dr Jason Branch PhD, LPC, ACS,NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor, West Long Branch, NJ