Author Interview - Black Meditation with David Archer

In this episode I talk to David Archer who is an anti-racist psychotherapist from Montreal, Canada. He is the recent author of a book related to EMDR and racial trauma called Anti-Racist Psychotherapy: Confronting Systemic Racism and Healing Racial Trauma and a self-help book called Black Meditation: Ten Practices for Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Self-Determination.

 

David Archer, MSW, MFT, is an anti-racist psychotherapist from Montreal, Canada (Tiohtià:ke). He works full time in private practice and as an approved EMDR consultant, providing consulting services for organizations and other therapists. In addition to being trained as a clinical social worker, he is also a registered couple and family therapist. His philosophies are informed by mindfulness, intersectional feminism, and critical race theory. He provides mental health services using EMDR, Brainspotting, EFT, and other mind-body strategies which utilize memory re-consolidation and working memory taxation methods.

Areas of interest related to working with individuals who have suffered from PTSD, racial trauma, minority stress, addictions, relational conflict, and eating disorders. Mr Archer is an ally of LGBTQ, Black, Indigenous, and oppressed people of colour around the world. He is the recent author of a book-related to EMDR and racial trauma called Anti-Racist Psychotherapy: Confronting Systemic Racism and Healing Racial Trauma and a self-help book called Black Meditation: Ten Practices for Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Self-Determination.