At Bella Prāṇa we believe in the power of therapy, counseling, and asking for help. We are also aware that yoga and meditation, and the topics inherent in those activities, have the potential to bring up a lot within us all. If you are struggling in any way, below are resources we want to make available to you. We are here for you, but we also recognize the limits of our skills and may direct you to the resources below to ensure that you get the proper support.
- The Open Path Collective – sliding scale $30–$60/session
- Talkspace – as low as $65/week
- Pride Counseling – $40–$70/week, billed monthly
- Therapist match system that is conscious and uses a decolonized lens.
- Find a culturally responsive therapist that celebrates your identity.
Search Engines for Therapists
- Therapy for Black Girls Directory
- Melanin and Mental Health Directory
- Latinx Therapy
- Ayana Online Therapy for Marginalized and Intersectional Communities – offering phone or video calls, texting, unlimited and anywhere.
Tampa Therapists and yogis used by leaders in our Bella Prāṇa Community
Aisha Warner 813-394-6804
Gwen Hanner 813-231-2311
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
- A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC), working at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces.
Including crisis lines/hotlines for LGBTQ+ identified people, Muslim identified people, and individuals struggling with sexual assault, domestic violence-related issues, and substance abuse, among other subjects.
Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender queer and questioning community by providing free and confidential peer support and local resources.
Kindred Medicine Directory for Healing Services
- Kindred medicine is a movement of healers & people of color, remembering and healing boldly in community and from the roots.
NAMI Mental Health
- NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
- Today, they are an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.
NAMI Greater Houston Warm Line & SEA Center
namigreaterhouston.org | [email protected]
If you are seeking further resources on topics such as eating disorders, domestic violence, human trafficking, suicide prevention, sexual assault or veterans resources. Please see this detailed list of resources and contact information.
Community Doulas of South Jersey- Vernee
- The Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC) is a non-profit, perinatal health network licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) as one of three regional Maternal and Child Health Consortia in the state. SNJPC’s mission for more than 30 years has been to improve perinatal and pediatric outcomes in the seven southern counties through the collaborative efforts of hospitals, public health agencies, professionals, and consumers.
- NBEC creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration.
- NBEC seeks to provide research to promote healthier birth experiences and health outcomes. Birth Equity Index (BEI) is the result of a mixed-methods variance of Black Infant Mortality in the U.S. through Women’s lived experiences in their communities. We partnered with researchers to provide analysis of the collective impact of these experiences and have created a Birth Equity Tool Kit assessment survey.
- At Uzazi Village their goal is to decrease black infant mortality and racially-based perinatal health inequities through the promotion of Physiologic Birth, Breastfeeding, Perinatal Doulas, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, Childbirth Education, Midwifery Care, Culturally Congruent Care.
Ancient Song Doula Services
- Ancient Song Doula Services is an international doula certifying organization founded in the Fall of 2008 in Brooklyn, New York to offer quality Doula Services to Women of Color and Low-Income Families who otherwise would not be able to afford Doula Care and training a workforce of full-spectrum doulas to address health inequities within the communities they want to serve.