“Staff were more at risk of experiencing potential burnout and being triggered (or retriggered) by racial trauma. And some were navigating secondary trauma or compassion fatigue. . . . Perhaps you’re experiencing similar pressures right now?”
Dr. Rahul Sharma
“Amazing things can happen if we set the stage in the right way. With courage, conviction, and a competent plan, the most intense conflict can transform into something positive.”
“Folks who have privilege need to be part of the change—without taking over, without patronizing, without needing to prove that we’re one of the good ones. . . . [And also] recognizing that by doing nothing, we’re actively contributing to [equity] imbalances.”
“You take your car to the shop when it needs service. When do you need to go to the shop?”
Rahul Sharma, PsyD, Founder, Strategic Inclusion Consulting LLC
Dr. Sharma is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, musician, educator, and consultant based in the Chicago area, where he has taught and practiced since 1993.