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Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Jackie Darby is the Assistant Director of Outreach/Consultation at American University’s Counseling Center, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and a Certified Group Psychotherapist. 

She received her Psy.D. from the American School of Professional Psychology's Clinical Psychology program. She completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at American University Counseling Center and completed her APA-accredited internship at Howard University Counseling Services. Dr. Darby provides individual and group psychotherapy for young adults. Her special interests include: substance use issues, body image concerns (specifically the effects of colorism), effects of systemic oppression on individuals, group therapy, and interpersonal trauma.  

Dr. Darby is readily asked to present her research and insight on panels, workshops and lectures on topics related to multiculturalism and therapy. She is a contributing editor of the textbook, Black Millennials: Identity, Ambition, and Activism published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Company. 

In addition to providing mental health services to college students, she serves as an adjunct faculty member for Purdue University Global Campus. #theentouragepodcast

During this episode, she shares:

  • How to be self aware as a creative 
  • The difference between fame and recognition 
  • How to create healthy boundaries
  • The perception of guilt within a capitalistic society 
  • Resources mentioned: The Unconscious Shift, Therapy for Black Girls, Psychology Today

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Intro/Outro Music:

 “Waiting IV” by Celeste Betton


  • Episode Host: Vannesia Darby
  • Executive Producers: Vannesia Darby, Randy C. Bonds, JAVI
  • Production Assistant: Alexis Clark