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About Ashlee Davis, Ph.D.

Dr. Ashlee Davis joined Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Mental Health Services as a Postdoctoral Fellow in September of 2018. She earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Akron, where her research centered around culturally-tailored prevention and intervention methods, and the unique experiences of Black women as they relate to mental health. Penn State University is her alma mater where she triple-majored and graduated in three years. Dr. Davis’ areas of clinical interest include: critical consciousness, empowerment and identity development, self-worth, trauma work, family of origin concerns, substance use issues, and grief work.

Show Highlights

  • The Strong Black Woman Ideology
  • Femininity and intersectionality
  • Black women and school leadership
  • Why society makes it difficult for Black women to seek help
  • The notion that Black women have to work harder than their White peers
  • Coping mechanisms that Black women can attain
  • Finding ways to maintain social connections and self-care

Connect with Ashlee

[email protected]

Additional Resources

Traditional Femininity Versus Strong Black Women Ideologies and Stress Among Black Women

Self-Care Wheel

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