Often times, patients who are seeking resources for their own mental health feel isolated and alienated because of their lack of connection with their therapists. They find themselves providing labor to make their white therapist understand where they’re coming from as a person of color. Manu Kaur explores the importance of QTPOC therapists and their own personal journey as a non binary queer Sikh in the field of mental health.
A series of events triggered the response to writing, a response so strong I couldn’t possibly ignore it.
“You need a lil’ magic when you’re a black girl enrolled in an elite predominantly white institution”