Mental Health Journal for Black Women: Prompts and Practices to Prioritize Yourself and Nurture Your Well-Being (Paperback)

Mental Health Journal for Black Women: Prompts and Practices to Prioritize Yourself and Nurture Your Well-Being By Mercedes J. Okosi, PsyD Cover Image
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Navigate your experience as a Black woman with this guided mental health journal

As a Black woman, you face unique social and cultural challenges when it comes to your mental health—but with the right tools, you can put yourself first and thrive. Created especially for Black women by a Black woman psychologist, this journal offers evidence-based exercises to help you reduce anxiety and stress, practice meaningful self-care, and maintain a positive perspective.
  • The many facets of mental health—Find healing as you take stock of your mental health, express your emotions, treat yourself with compassion, and find support in your community.
  • Engaging prompts and practices—Navigate your journey to better mental health with uplifting affirmations, insightful writing exercises, and other creative prompts.
  • Advice for all Black women—Feel heard and supported with guidance for Black women of all ages, gender identities, sexualities, and backgrounds.

Show up for yourself and prioritize your well-being with this compassionate Black mental health book for women.

About the Author

DR. MERCEDES J. OKOSI is a bilingual (English/Spanish) New York State licensed psychologist. She currently works as clinical director of a New York University PTSD program and owns a private practice, Growth Work Psychology Services PLLC. She’s the author of The Complex PTSD Journal. Learn more at

Praise For…

"I really love and appreciate how this journal leads you through a journey of reflection, self-discovery, and healing. It speaks to the unique challenges faced by Black Women in a way I haven't encountered in other journals." —Khadija Mohamed, PsyD

"Another vital journal from Dr. Okosi. From the body scan prompt to self-reflection questions, this journal will help guide you on your mental health journey. It can be a very helpful tool for anyone who is willing to start doing the "growth" work on themselves. A very well-thought-out journal, down to the color scheme!" —Rose Anzele, MD

"Dr. Okosi gets the struggles and challenges of black women. Mental Health Journal for Black Women is her compassionate way of taking the hand of the reader and guiding her. If you're new to the idea of caring for your mental heal health, this is a warm welcome. If you are well along in your journey, this is your signpost to keep tending to yourself. If mental health care has been an unpleasant experience, there's a gift for you here to receive. There's something for each woman on her journey." — Damilola Kolade, PsyM

Product Details
ISBN: 9798886081312
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: November 8th, 2022
Pages: 144
Language: English