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Thu, Apr 28



The Shades of Wellness Presents: Community Talk with Lola Russell, LCSW-C

The Shades of Wellness presents Community Talk, a series created to talk about important health and wellness issues in the community.

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The Shades of Wellness Presents: Community Talk with Lola Russell, LCSW-C
The Shades of Wellness Presents: Community Talk with Lola Russell, LCSW-C

Time & Location

Apr 28, 2022, 7:00 PM EDT


About the event

The "strong" black woman has to be the ugliest and most misleading title a person can give a black woman. It's a burden placed on black women that we all didn't ask for but were with pride. As we move past Q1 and continue into Q2, many women are starting to feel exhausted, overwhelmed, or burnout.

In this community talk, we've invited Lola Russell, LSCW-C, Clinical Therapist at Inspiring & Empowering Change, LLC to talk about burnout in women of color from a clinical standpoint.

Lola Russell is a licensed clinical therapist with 16 years of experience. She is the founder and CEO of Inspiring & Empowering Change, LLC, a private practice located in Baltimore, MD. In addition to seeing clients in her private practice, she also works with adults, children, families, couples, and groups across a variety of settings, including an educational institution, outpatient mental health clinicals, and nonprofits. She attended Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, where she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and she attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work, and obtained her Master of Social Work Degree. She is a licensed certified social worker clinical, and she attends yearly educational training to strengthen and broaden her skills and knowledge base.


Ms. Lola Russell, LCSW-C, Clinical Therapist will be our guest speaker on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Ms. Russell is a clinical expert in the field of mental health. During her presentation, she will be providing knowledge, education, and insight on mental health and ways to obtain and maintain wellness. This event is solely for that purpose. This event should not be considered or substituted for therapy. Ms. Russell will not provide therapy to any of the attendees for this event. Ms. Russell will not provide personal or professional advice about life decisions or situations. Additionally, Ms. Russell will not confirm or dismiss opinions, thoughts, or decisions you make. Please refrain from asking personal situational questions that require therapeutic advice. If anyone needs therapeutic services, Ms. Russell will be available to provide resources at the end of the event.

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