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Encore: Overcoming Financial Anxiety with Dr Ayanna Abrams
Bonus Episode12th May 2021 • Authentic Wednesday Podcast • Bianca Hughes
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In this week's Encore podcast episode Dr Ayanna took a brave step in sharing her story of overcoming financial anxiety. She authentically shar Areas of clinical interest include anxiety (generalized, relationship & academic), mild to severe depression, toxic relationships, trauma, academic stress management, and issues with adjustment.More recently, Dr. Abrams has broadened her practice to maternal mental health needs. ed the impact of growing up without financial literacy, including leading her to make unhealthy money decisions and avoid paying debt for years. She openly shared the process she took to rewrite her money shame narrative and how she manages finances today. Dr. Ayanna Abrams is a licensed clinical psychologist in Georgia and CEO/Founder of Ascension Behavioral Health, LLC, a solo private practice.


In this episode Dr Ayanna discusses

  • The identity we create around money 
  • Knowing you safe spaces
  • Experiences of being a first generation Caribbean 
  • Exploring your authentic self in college
  • Managing finances in college
  • Rewriting your narrative regarding money shame 
  • Black women and money conversations

How to Connect with Special Guest: Dr Ayanna Abrams


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Ascension Behavioral Health

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Ascension Behavioral Health

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