Decolonizing Therapy is for Everyone


Dr. Jennifer Mullan

Decolonizing Therapy: Oppression, Historical Trauma & Politicizing Your Practice

In this episode, Dr. Jennifer Mullan discusses her book ‘Decolonizing Therapy: Oppression, Historical Trauma & Politicizing Your Practice”and the importance of addressing global and generational trauma.
This is an intentional conversation or ceremony, if you will. To honor Dr. Jenn’s work and the her journey to her book premiere. We all benefit from the work of Dr. Jenn and her continued voice and abundant spirit. We highlight the work of Dr. Mullan as she explores the role of rage in decolonial work and the process of realigning, revitalizing, repairing, and restoring ourselves. This conversation highlights the significance of ceremony and ritual in healing.

Joined by guest hosts Veronica Agard and Emely Rumble, LCSW,  the conversation emphasizes the need to honor our ancestors and reclaim our cultural identities.

Featured guest host Veronica Agard. Veronica  (Ifáṣadùn Fásanmí) (she/her) is a poet, writer, community educator, and connector at the intersections of Black identity, wellness, representation, and culture. She experiments with creative healing modalities and puts theories learned into practice. She curated the Who Heals the Healer series and the conference of the same name and facilitates the Ancestors in Training educational project. Her initiatives are housed in her freelance platform, Vera Icon LLC. Described as living in the future, Veronica is guided by the past, and carries out her dreams in the present.

Featured guest host Emely Rumble, LCSW of Literapy_NYC.  Emely Rumble is an African-American and Puerto Rican Bibliotherapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker who uses literature in her work with clients in order to help them thrive in life and relationships. You can learn more by following Emely on Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok at @literapy_nyc or by subscribing to her website at

Jennifer Mullan, PsyD, is a major disruptor in the mental health industrial complex. Her work is an urgent call to dive to the root of global and generational trauma to unlock the wisdom of our sacred rage. 

Dr. Jennifer Mullan birthed Decolonizing Therapy ®, a psychological evolution that weaves together political, ancestral, therapeutic and global well-being. She is also the creator of the popular Instagram account @decolonizingtherapy and recipient of Essence magazine’s 2020 Essential Hero Award in the category of mental health. Dr. Jennifer Mullan is the author of “Decolonizing Therapy: Oppression, Historical Trauma & Politicizing Your Practice”, which has ignited a fervent wave of acclaim and community support as a National Best Seller.

Cynthia is the host of Confetti All Around. Cynthia is a first generation Chicana therapist in Los Angeles, CA and does tele-health therapy with the farmworking population. As the founder of Rooted in Reflection, Cynthia creates soft collective spaces for intergenerational healing. Podcasting is her part in storytelling as a living ancestor and it matters deeply to her to uplift these stories that many in our lineage may not have gotten to share in safety. Please consider supporting our work by sharing our offerings. 

We hope you enjoy the episode and the Confetti All Around!This is our Season Finale, we are taking a much deserved break! We hope to return Season 3 in May 2024. If you enjoy our show, please share with a friend or give us a review. 

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Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Hi, I'm Cynthia Perez, your official Inner Child Hype Woman the founder of Rooted in Reflection. With over 15 years in social work, I’ve dedicated my career to helping people heal from intergenerational trauma and find joy through culturally sensitive healing spaces. I'm passionate about empowering the Latinx community and fostering creative healing for those often overlooked in traditional wellness programs. Whether you're joining a workshop, a wellness talk, or a retreat, my goal is to create a community-centered space where you can feel seen, heard, and healed.
Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Inner Child Hype Woman

Cynthia Perez, MSW, LCSW, is the founder of Rooted in Reflection. She’s an expert in intergenerational trauma and bilingual, culturally sensitive therapy, offering transformative workshops and retreats.

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