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Self Care Vs. Self Love

A self-compassion workshop that explores faulty beliefs and creates new healthy affirmations.

Healing Spaces

A course on how to be a mental health advocate in our traditional spaces of healing. Learn how to respond to client’s emotional needs as well as practice self-care.

For the Culture

Educational workshop about inter-generational trauma within the black community and how to achieve wellness.

What’s the Matter With You?

The practice of allowing. A narrative and writing workshop focused on allowing difficult emotions space.

Whitney Dodds is the founder of Wellness for the Culture, a mental health practice in Springfield, MA. She has obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from American International College. Whitney is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Connecticut and a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts. Whitney is passionate about the well-being of people. She is reaching people through her blog, community events, and therapeutic book club. 

Her desire to begin building her practice is derived from witnessing the cultural needs of her community. Whitney’s mission is to motivate, uplift, and educate people through mental health services. Her approach is tailor-made to encourage engagement, within her community, all the while dismantling the cultural stigma that hinders black and brown people from receiving treatment.

Recent Speaking Engagements

Wellness for the Culture EXPO – July 20, 2019

2020 Vision Board Party – December 30th, 2019

Self Love via Self Care Web Series – July 27-31, 2020

One Day You Will Live Scholarship Banquet – March 1st, 2020

Client Experiences

“Loved your series, can’t wait to start my list! Thank you! That was a cool challenge. It’s hard to put your fears into the universe and challenge yourself against yourself if that makes sense.” 
  • Self Care via Self Love workshop participant: S. Rodriguez

“Whitney Dodds, I am in Love With Your Book! It’s Unique, it’s Funny, but Most Importantly it’s Real and Speaks to the Power of the Mind and Mental Health!! You are such a leader and inspirational woman who is committed to Wellness For The Culture 💖 Ladies I highly recommend this book!! Thank you Whitney for the book and the shirt.
  •  Whit is the Matter With You Reader: Regina Hudson

“After what seemed like the longest week of work I’ve ever had, my first day at WFTC Book Club was certainly the breath of fresh air I’ve been needing! A book and an hour discussion/conversation with some of my favorite women? LIFE 🙌🏼🔥. Thank you ❤️”
  • Therapeutic BookClub Member: Rachel Fontanez

“Just want to thank Whitney Dodds for putting on an amazing event! I was truly blessed and some of the discussions that I was involved in within the workshops about mental health and well-being put things into a much more clear perspective for me for what I’m going through and have endured. Thank you for the invite and the opportunity to take part in this event!”
 • Wellness for the Culture Expo Attendee:  Katrina Banks

Whit’s the Matter with You?

Author Whitney Dodds takes you into her imagination and introduces you to her emotions. This is a personal journey Whitney must endure in order to conquer her struggle with mental illness. AX, Finesse, Shawna, Sue, Dr. Grief, and Flash, all play a major role in allowing Whitney to process what truly is the matter with her.

Author Whitney Dodds takes you into her imagination and introduces you to her emotions. This is a personal journey Whitney must endure in order to conquer her struggle with mental illness. AX, Finesse, Shawna, Sue, Dr. Grief, and Flash, all play a major role in allowing Whitney to process what truly is the matter with her.

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