The Back to Me Project: College and Beyond

71. Who Is Influencing Your Life? with Kamille Harris

Episode Summary

The influence of social media and some of its affluent TikTok and YouTube creators are affecting our young people more and more every day. Counseling Psychology Doctoral Candidate at Radford University and Alpha Phi Chapter member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kamille Harris joins us to share how these platforms are distracting students and affecting their motivation to achieve their own success. She understands the never-ending pressure to succeed and encourages you to take advantage of all that college has to offer. Kamille is currently serving as a Psychology Intern at the University of Memphis Counseling Center where she provides individual and group psychotherapy, as well as crisis interventions and campus outreach. She completed her Master of Science in Clinical Counseling at Radford University and received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at North Carolina A&T State University. She is studying Black women's well-being and experiences of gendered racial microaggressions in higher education. Throughout the course of her clinical training, she's provided mental health services to college students, veterans, adults and children. This Philadelphia native hopes to spend her career providing clinical supervision, consulting, and developing community-based programs to improve the well-being of adolescent Black girls. To learn more about Kamille, email her at kamille.harris7@gmail.com or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Episode Notes

The Society for the Psychology of Women (APA Division 35): https://www.psychofblackwomen.org/