Friendship and Cultural Intimacy By Jenny Big Crow and Dr. Kelly Bushey
April 18 - May 1
This episode discusses the impact of culture in relationships and cultural intimacy among friends.
About Jenny Big Crow
Jenny Big Crow is a member of the Oglala Lakota Oyata. She is an Army veteran but her most honored title is being the mother to 3 amazing boys. She is a motivational speaker and mentor. She teaches women how to make healthier choices in life and loves building relationship with women through mentoring them through difference seasons of life. She speaks about inspirational topic such as leadership, motherhood, and growth. She also speaks about Native American historical trauma, emotional, spiritual, drug and alcohol abuse.
About Dr. Kelly Bushey
Dr. Kelly L. Bushéy has a Ph.D. in psychology and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is an Associate Professor of Applied Psychology at Hodges University in Southwest Florida. She is also a Board Certified Tele-mental Health Counselor (BC-TMHC). Bushéy is also one of an esteemed few to be an Authorized Instructor for the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis (T-JTA), which enables her to provide counselor certification trainings for the T- JTA. She specializes in working with diverse cultures and is a Subject Matter Expert for Native Americans. In fact, for over two decades she has volunteered for the Warrior Leadership Summit (which now hosts over 700 Native Americans from the US and Canada). In 2013, as a result of her extensive work with American Indian youth, Bushéy was recognized as an Associate Member of the National Congress for American Indians. Additional past employment experience includes being an Executive Director of a Boys and Girls Club; Hospice Community Relations Specialist; Clinical Supervisor of Summit University’s Campus Counseling Center; Behavioral Specialist and Mobile Therapist for Lackawanna County Youth Advocate Program, and a private counseling practice. She is also a motivational speaker and the Founder of Cherith Counseling & Conference Ministries.