The Impact of Internalized Oppression on Relationships with LeKeisha Winters, LCSW
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The Impact of Internalized Oppression on Relationships with LeKeisha Winters, LCSW

In this episode, we have invited LeKeisha Winters, a Licensed Psychotherapist who has experience with treating mental, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Ms LeKeisha helps patients develop strategies to change behaviors or cope with difficult situations and refer patients to other resources or services, such as support groups or other mental health professionals.

What is internalized oppression?

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Internalized oppression is a concept in which an oppressed group comes to use against itself the methods of their oppressor. It occurs when social oppression, such as racism, sexism, ableism, classism, heterosexism, gender, and religious oppression are implanted to benefit any dominant group. When people are targeted, discriminated against, or oppressed over time, they often internalize the myths and misinformation that society communicates about their group.

Connecting internalized oppression to re…
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