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Dr. Alicia Watkins is a full professor of social work and a licensed clinical therapist. She is also the founder of Coaching with Dr. Alicia, LLC, as a certified couples coach focusing on providing evidence-based skills to couples who wish to get married, improve their communication skills, and foster healthy relationships.

As a mother of three children, Dr. Alicia wishes to use her own life experiences related to love, marriage, community building, self-exploration, and commitment to respectful living to inspire couples to become stronger together. She also works as a part time therapist at Alliance Counselling and Coaching, where she helps individuals, couples, and families heal from past issues that hinder current functioning.

Dr. Alicia has been a licensed therapist for 17 years and considers this work to be her lifelong passion. As a full-time professor of social work at the University of St. Francis, Dr. Alicia enjoys training adult learners on techniques to become professional social workers. She teaches courses on cultural competency, advanced research, field education, and social work practice. Dr. Alicia obtained her master’s degree in social work from the University of Chicago in 2000 and earned her doctoral degree in social work from Florida State University in 2008. She has published 10 professional articles and has presented at over 20 professional social work conferences.

Recently, Dr. Alicia was on The Dr. Vibe Show™ talking about How can Black men and women love each other?

You can watch the conversation live tonight starting at 9 p.m. Eastern/6 p.m. Pacific via:

During our conversation, Dr. Alicia talked about:

– Some of her background including knowing her husband for thirty years and being single most of the time that she has known him
– The impact of having one parent, finances and stereotypes on Black couples and divorce
– The impact of historical trauma impact relationships between Black men and women
– Her thoughts on the late Kevin Samuels
– The ACES test on its impact on Black men and women loving each other
– Her thoughts on Andrew Tate
– Trust and respect and their impact on relationships between Black men and women especially the impact financial infidelity
– The impact of the pandemic on relationships between Black men and women
– The impact of education have on Black relationships between Black men and women and that many Black people want to be married
– The impact of the woman having more eduction than the man on Black men and women relationships
– The impact of modelling on Black men and women relationships
– Some of her thoughts on the state of modern Black men and women relationships compared to those in the past
– The impact of the working wife on Black men and women relationships and many women shouldering the emotional burdens of the family
– If White feminism hijack the Black women and have Blacks benefited from it
– The strong independent Black woman … Fact or fiction? Good or bad?
– If today’s society promotes marriages or marriages that become profitable until the due date aka divorces and data showing that marriage is good for men
– With the top 5% of income earners, if more no Black women are stay at home wives/mothers than Black women
– Some of the courses that Dr. Alicia and Dr. Boyce offer
– Is it best to have a friendship before a relationship

You can contact Dr. Alicia via:

Drama-Free Lifestyle Workbook Bundle
Couples Coaching with Dr. Alicia
Drama Free Family Course with guest, Dr Boyce Watkins
Drama-Free Conversations Course
Drama-Free Marriage Course
The Black Love and Family Bundle Pack

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