“The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema” shares tools to help and empower listeners on their personal journey of returning back home to themselves. Dr. Thema Bryant is a psychologist, ordained minister, and sacred artist who uses several modalities in practice. Through the lenses of spirituality, culture, artistic expression, and psychology, Dr. Thema brings heartfelt advice and health tips to inspire you with her podcast’s episodes.
When “Boss Lady Energy Podcast’s” hosts stopped by Podsauce to share their podcast picks, Courtney Tezeno shared “The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema” as her go-to listen. Courtney appreciates Dr. Thema’s approach and stresses this podcast is not a substitute for therapy, serving as a supplemental, self-care tool to hear new perspectives and “feed your spirit.”
Recurring themes of “The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema” explore healing, authenticity, courage, and purposeful meaning in life. Recently, Dr. Thema discussed decluttering, life changes, and offered tips to better adjust. In another episode, Dr. Thema described how stress appears in the body and what listeners can do to manage their symptoms. Dr. Thema describes healing techniques, such as somatic ways to calm your body. In a meditation-based episode, Dr. Thema shares healing from experiences of exclusion, oppression, rejection, discrimination, or marginalization.
If you’re looking for strategies to excel in your field and find your flow state in work, check out Dr. Thema’s performance episode. In recent episodes, you’ll also learn strategies to cope with burnout, deal with unsupportive people, become more emotionally available, navigate away from unhealthy attention seeking, protect your energy, disconnect, and let go of defense mechanisms.
In addition to the podcast, Dr. Thema is a professor, directs the mental health ministry at First AME Church in South Los Angeles, has a private psychotherapy practice, and does speaking engagements, among other projects.
Dr. Thema welcomes any topic suggestions for future podcast episodes and shares poem submissions from listeners at the beginning of each episode. She encourages you to submit your poem to be featured.
With over 120 episodes to choose from, and an average running length of 30 minutes, there’s likely a topic that will speak to you if you’re on a self-help journey. Check out new, weekly episodes of “The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema.”