Apr 27, 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Rufus Tony Spann on Mental Health in the Black Community

Parte de Well Made

Presentado por Susan Im

In this episode, Well Made host, Susan Im, brings on Dr. Rufus Tony Spann — Chief Clinical Officer for Henry Health and an Assistant Professor at USC — for a candid conversation about COVID-19, mental health within the black community, culturally sensitive support, entrepreneurship and wellbeing, and more. 


Dr. Rufus Tony Spann is the Chief Clinical Officer for Henry Health and an Assistant Professor in the USC School of Rossier’s Masters of School Counseling Program. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Howard University. Dr. Spann is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, a Master Addiction Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, Associate Psychologist (MD), and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

Acerca de Susan Im

Susan Yoomin Im is a New York based Korean-American creative and the founder of ATEM, a holistic wellness brand that champions self-care and mental health. Having experienced and lived with chronic illness, trauma, and depression, Susan is a passionate advocate for those that struggle with poor health and mental health. She is also passionate about causes centered around education, children, sexual assault, domestic violence, and arts education.

Acerca de Well Made

Susan Im is a mental health advocate, sexual assault survivor, and small business owner as the founder of ATEM — a wellness brand committed to challenging negative stereotypes and advancing conversations about mental and holistic wellbeing. She's passionate about her community and peers, and is dedicated to seeing mental health become a common vernacular amongst all peoples -- regardless of their age, location, gender, race, and other forms of identity. 

In Well Made, she'll host conversations on a wide range of topics that are close to her heart — workplace burnout, trauma, faith and wellbeing. She'll answer questions like... what does mental health look like in application? How do you get from a place of suffering to a place of recovery? How do you learn to live or walk with what you have, or what were you were born with? Tune-in at the end of each month to watch, engage and explore intersectional topics alongside people who understand. 

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