Couched in Color - New Video Podcast with Dr. Alfiee!

A new weekly video and audio podcast to empower youth, parents, families and communities. Couched in Color is a new weekly podcast hosted by Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble (Dr. Alfiee) designed to enlighten the public and encourage dialogue on the mental health needs of youth and young adults of color. We are a new breed of podcast, both a video and audio show - focused on teens with both teen and professional experts serving as our regular guests. Dr. Alfiee is a fully licensed psychologist, media personality, speaker, consultant and author and each week she will learn from - and share - insights and observations with a rotating panel of experts (including teens themselves). Our producer Mark McDonald is a former BBC and NPR-station leader with more than twenty years of international media experience. We will stand apart given on our passion for this work, our engagement with underserved populations, and our investment in empowering youth, parents, families and communities.

Dr. Alfiee's Work Featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

We were all over the moon to see Dr. Alfiee’s NBC Nightly News Segment appear on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah!! In this excellent segment called “If You Don’t Know, Now You Know”, Trevor Noah discussed many of the points that Dr. Alfiee makes regularly (and rooted in her research with The AAKOMA Project, Inc). The clip with her segment begins at the 1:53 mark and features Dr. Alfiee working through her AAKOMA Project with commentary from Rehema Ellis, renowned education journalist.

PCORI Annual Meeting 2019: Improving Care and Outcomes for People with Anxiety Disorders

Dr. Alfiee expertly moderates a discussion on Patient Centered Outcomes Research, ensuring that issues related to the needs of ALL people with anxiety disorders (including marginalized populations) are addressed by the panel.

How to Bring Mental Health Into Your Life

From the website: Millennials, Gen Zs and even Gen Xers are making history talking about mental health, but the biggest impact of this gesture is going to be bringing it into our daily lives. Guest: Dr. Alfiee M Breland-Noble, a fully listened psychologist, media personality and consultant, public speaker and founder of The AAKOMA Project. For more information from today’s episode, please visit

(Audio from WHYY The Pulse) Silenced by fear: New moms worry postpartum depression could mean losing their children

Dr. Alfiee is expert discussing the mental health disparities faced by women of color with postpartum depression in interview by Aneri Pattani of the Philadelphia Inquirer (a collaboration with the Pulse radio program).

Mental Health Awareness Month Detroit FoxNews 2

Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble, a media personality and Founder of the AAKOMA Project, Inc. visited Detroit on a speaking tour of local high schools.

The Curiosity Hour Ep. 106

From the Website: Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble. Dr. Alfiee is a sought-after media personality, researcher and consultant. She is expert in teen, young adult and family mental health, and is known nationally as a gifted scientist, public speaker, and author.

The African American Experience, Part I

Episode #2226: The African American Experience, Part I This week Dennis Wholey begins a two-program conversation with two African American psychologists on how the lives of African Americans have been influenced by history and are impacted today in ways that some of the country may not see, realize or appreciate.

The African American Experience, Part II

Episode #2228: The African American Experience, Part II Host Dennis Wholey continues his discussion with 2 African American psychologists on the lived experiences of African Americans. The guests discuss lived experience, stories from loved ones and friends and dispel myths and negative stereotypes.

National Health Research Forum

Research!America’s National Health Research Forum sparks stimulating conversations among top leaders in government, industry, patient advocacy and academia about relevant issues that could impact the trajectory of public health and medical research.

TIA&TW - Stress in America (Part II of II)

Episode #2204: Stress in America - Part II of II | In the second part of this two-part program, Dennis Wholey speaks with a variety of psychologists to confront the complex issue of stress in the United States. The conversation explores the ways in which Americans can safely navigate the record levels of stress and anxiety that are involved with living in America in 2018.