who we are
Dr. Unati Makiwane
Dr Unati Makiwane is a Family Physician, Health and Certified Transformation Life Coach
Dr Olusola Olowookere MbCHb , MPH, MSc Psych
Dr Olusola Olowookere is a Practicing Consultant Psychiatrist,
Daniel Mwambonu is an African International Human Rights Activist, Mental Health Advocate, Pan Africanist and an African Nationalist.
David Naboare is a Health Science Education, Psychiatry student and Mental Health Advocate
Amicia Ramsey is an experienced television journalist, TV Host and entrepreneur. She uses her platform to interview
Claire Nasasira is a Journalist passionate about health, an entrepreneur , Assistant Treasurer and Co-Host of BMHM show
Kevin Washington (Mwata Kairi), PhD
Kevin Washington (Mwata Kairi), PhD is an Afrikan-Centered psychologist.
Gathoni Mbugua is a Psychologist (B. A Psychology-Egerton University First Class Honours
Martina Witter is an Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, Health and Wellbeing Consultant
Ayomide Ruth Oluwagbenga
Ayomide Ruth Oluwagbenga is a writer and poet passionate about humanity.
Dr. Marsha N Harris
Dr. Marsha N Harris is a Certified/Licensed School Psychologist specializing in the psychological evaluation and assessment of children and adolescents with mental disorders and learning disabilities
Dr. Andrea J. Boudreaux, MPH, FACHE
Dr. Andrea J. Boudreaux, FACHE is a committed healthcare executive and medical psychologist with nearly
two decades of progressive leadership in healthcare strategy, operations, and clinical practice.
Dr Judith Bruce-Golding
Dr Judith Bruce-Golding is currently a part-time Research Fellow with the University of Southampton.
what we do
Black Mental Health Matters is an international Mental Health Advocacy movement to dispel myths, network Mental Health Professionals, encourage open dialogue around Mental health among Black Communities, eradicate stigma and provide an enabling environment for people suffering from depression, anxiety, PTSD,PTSS or trauma to heal. Each Saturday at 5PM EAT/2PM GMT Black Mental Health Matters runs a weekly show focusing on different aspects of Mental Health.
Our mission is to promote mental health awareness, encourage mental health research, advocate for mental health reforms, champion for mental health rights for people of African descent, combat medical racism, create the infrastructure that Africa needs for Mental health, encourage Preventive approaches, dispel myths about Mental Health and eradicate stigma among Black Communities.
Our vision is to provide holistic and culturally sensitive mental healthcare ,enable access to Universal Mental Healthcare Services and Eradicating Mental Health Stigma among people of African descent.