227: Dr. Sahaj Kohli On Changing Cultural Views on Mental Health Through Therapy227:

by neeta bhushan


Hey Brave Table Fam! I’m beyond excited to welcome my dear friend Dr. Sahaj Kohli, founder of Brown Girl Therapy and author of the incredible new book, “What Will People Say?” In this episode, we’re diving deep into the unique social pressures faced by brown women and immigrant families, and exploring why cultural inclusivity in therapy is absolutely essential.

Join us as we open up and share our personal stories, confront our fears and shame, and navigate the intricate dynamics of cultural expectations, family roles, and personal identity. Sahaj sheds light on the transformative power of therapy in emotional expression, helping you rewrite your narrative, set empowering boundaries, and redefine your sense of self.

This episode is brimming with valuable insights and resources. Get ready to feel inspired and embrace a deeper, more authentic connection with yourself and your cultural roots!

What you’ll get out of this episode… 

Brown Girl Therapy; the importance of cultural inclusivity and representation for brown families

Breaking the “good daughter” narrative, explore the challenges children of Indian immigrants 

Uncover the stigma, pride and identity surrounding therapy in older generations

Explore the impact of cultural expectations and norms on self-concept and self-esteem

“What Will People Say?” Reclaiming your cultural identity

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Connect with today’s guest, Dr. Sahaj Kohli, Founder, Brown Girl Therapy and Culturally Enough

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Get the book “What Will People Say?” → https://sahajkaurkohli.com/book

If you loved this episode, check out…

Ep#207 Reframing Your Parental Relationships? Listen To This To Learn How with Neeta Bhushan (Apple | Spotify)

Ep.#208 Sara Hamdan on How Storytelling Can Rewrite Cultural Narratives (Apple | Spotify)

Ep.#196 The Secrets to Stepping Into Your Soft Girl Era Revealed! With Simran Handa (Apple | Spotify)

Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.


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