Soulful Resources for Wisdom, Wellness, Meditation, & Liberation from Dr. Shelly Harrell
A SOULFUL APPROACH
Welcome to The Soulfulness Center, Dr. Shelly Harrell's hub for wisdom, meditation, wellness, and resilience resources that are soul-centered, psychology-informed, and inspired by the wisdom of the African diaspora.
Soulfulness is an integrative approach to enhance and optimize your overall well-being through practices that touch and express soul. The practices are all about contacting and expressing your interconnected inner aliveness in the service of personal and collective healing, liberation, and transformative change. Soulfulness helps you make the shift from stressed out to energized within.
Our offerings include classes and workshops, guided meditations and mindfulness practices, as well as BIPOC wellness and mental heath resources to support your healing and liberation - mentally, emotionally, physically, relationally, spiritually, and collectively.
Life for me is a profound, a sacred, a joyous, a mysterious, a soulful dance.
MEET DR. SHELLY
Born and raised in Detroit, Dr. Shelly Harrell is an award-winning Harvard-educated and UCLA-trained psychologist, as well as a certified meditation teacher. As an experienced therapist, mentor, and professor she has been helping, healing, teaching, and training for over 30 years. She is a researcher and published author in the areas of culture and psychotherapy, sociocultural and sociopolitical aspects of stress, racism and mental health, and psychological well-being among Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Her soulfulness approach to wellness and resilience represents an integration of her work that is informed by cultural, African-centered, and liberation psychologies, contemplative practices, and stress science.
Explore meditations, courses, programs, and consultation services developed by Dr. Shelly Harrell and grounded in her soulfulness approach.
Learn about our custom-designed workshops, retreats, program development, and private consultations on wellness, mental health, stress, and resilience, with a focus on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
SOULFUL INTRO TO MINDFULNESS
Enroll in our flagship 6-week Level 1 "Soulful Introduction to Mindfulness" course to learn and practice mindfulness meditation with a liberation-centered focus and delivered with a soulful vibe.
YEAR OF WISDOM
Explore our monthly program to get rooted in wisdom so that you can rise up into your power and purpose. Features African adinkra symbols and centers Black wisdom. Learn our "Rising Up Rooted" process!
Deepen and diversify your practice with our audio meditations. Our practices facilitate soulful connection with your embodied experiencing, inner truth, and cultivate an inner sanctuary of peace, healing, and liberation.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“Dr. Harrell is a compassionate, masterful teacher and coach. Her "Soulfulness" approach is informed by voluminous research and embodied cultural wisdom. It is provocative and evocative, lyrical, and inspiring. Whether you are new to mindfulness or a seasoned practitioner, Dr. Harrell's course offers transformative insights for your contemplative practice."
- Caroline B.