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November 2021

Onyx Leadership Team

“November: The last month of autumn, but the beginning of a new adventure; time to take a risk and do the unexpected. “ ~ Unknown

We are here..and so is November.

Only two more months and 2021 will come to an end; time flies when you’re having fun right? As we move into the last days of the year, it’s good to take a moment to reflect on the last 10 months, and all that we’ve accomplished!

Along with continuing to make an impact in our community, Onyx Therapy Group has also launched two new channels to get you your regular dose of mental health advice. The Onyx Blog officially launched last month, featuring articles written by our wonderful clinical and educational teams. Published weekly on Wednesdays, the Blog focuses on mental health topics our staff deems important and wants to share with all of you!

You can read all of the current articles on our website

We’ve also officially launched Onyx Therapy Group - The Podcast, available wherever you listen to podcasts! Starting with releasing previous episodes of Dr. Plummer's LinkedIn Live series, "Spillin' the Tea w/ Dr. P.," episodes 1-5 are available now. With conversations ranging in topic from wellness and mental health, children during the pandemic, the Black history behind the beverage industry, providing education opportunities for Black students, and more, stay tuned every Friday for new episodes of Spillin’ the Tea.

‘Tis the season for stress inducing vibes, BUT we can counteract these vibes if we stay ready!

November 3rd is National Stress Awareness Day and this comes at a perfect time, as we gear up for the holiday season. A season of mental uncertainty, it is a time where you may feel triggered, overwhelmed in thought and unhappy. It’s not always festive, it can be a time where negative feelings and emotions are rehashed, memories of loss come up, and family time can be less than pleasant. With The Day of Listening on November 26th, we can use this day to listen to ourselves. To do whatever it is that we feel is right for ourselves.

This is the time to think about the relationships that we have fostered and the ones that have lost their way over the years. We don’t have to hold space for anyone, but ourselves, and those that hold positive spaces for our mental and emotional health, too!

Honor our Veterans

We honor those who have served our country and given their time and commitment to a greater cause. We especially love this holiday because we get to honor Dr. Plummer for the time she spent overseas as a young woman, we know that her experience in the Army really cultivated the woman that she is today.

Onyx Therapy Group salutes and supports all of our Veterans.

The months are just melting away and there’s only two months left of 2021! Don’t worry though, Onyx is still working hard to help those in need manage their mental health problems. As things begin to shift with new rules and regulations, and of course our everyday issues, Onyx is here to help.

Take a look at Onyx in the media from last month!

Oct 21st: Blackgrlthings x Onyx: Chemistry vs. Compatibility + Marriage

Onyx continues it’s bi-monthly wellness series with community platform BlackgrlThings for a convo about relationships, compatibility vs. chemistry and Black marriages.

Oct 28th: Spillin’ the Tea w/ Dr. P featuring Dr. Racine Henry

Dr. Plummer sits down with marriage, family and relational therapist, Dr. Racine Henry, to talk Black relationships and investing in therapy, ways to upkeep a healthy relationship with a lover, friend and/or family member, and how we can make time for ourselves in relationships.

Upcoming Events

November 10th: Forward Promise Podcast

November 12th at 1:00 pm: HerCSuite panel discussion

November 18th : Spillin the Tea w/ Dr. P featuring Ajita Robinson


Take a look at the postings below and spread the word, we are looking to add to our team!


Congratulations to our Education and Training team! They are doing a wonderful job cultivating and maintaining the relationship we have with the CFSA (Child and Family Services Agency).

Keep up the great work!


Contacts for Crisis

National Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8355; or dial 988

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Mental Health Crisis Hotline (DC): 1-888-7WE-HELP

Mental Health Crisis Hotline (MD): 301-429-2185

Mental Health Crisis Hotline (PA): 1-888-796-8226

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Based in Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, Onyx Therapy Group is dedicated to cultivating and strengthening the community through mental health practices. With a focus on direct clinical work, professional development/training, and sourcing, Onyx Therapy Group incorporates the values of integrity, respect, loyalty, community, culture, and excellence. As an organization, Onyx Therapy Group has over 15 years in mental health work and 20 years of education and skill-based practice that has positively impacted individuals, educators, and organizations nationally. Onyx Therapy Group is a Black, Woman, Veteran-owned business that believes in and designs transformative healing

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