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Dr. LaNail R. Plummer, CEO of Onyx Therapy Group

Entrant Company

Onyx Therapy Group

Category

Entrepreneur - Health Products & Services

Client's Name

Onyx Therapy Group

Country / Region

United States

As a leading professional in the mental health field, Dr. LaNail R. Plummer and her team of 30 Black/women of color are committed to improving the lifestyles of others through the aspects of mental health and identity development. A United States Military Veteran and the CEO of Onyx Therapy Group, Dr. Plummer has over 17 years of experience working with a multitude of clients and specializing in the care of young women; the Black community; and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

At Onyx, Dr. Plummer and her team of counselors and consultants aim to create a company whose mission is centered on addressing mental health issues, disparities, and inequalities in communities, organizations, and individuals in need. With roots in DC and footprints in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, Dr. Plummer and her team specialize in a range of theories, therapies, and various educational models of training and learning that focus on Critical Race theory, Culturally Sustaining pedagogy, and cognitive functioning and framing. Onyx provides direct consultation to local and federal government agencies while providing models and structures, like Dr. Plummer's Culturally Intersected Supervision Model, that allow them to support their frontline mental health teams.

Combining her experiences from the military, higher learning, and parenting, Dr. Plummer's work as a community leader and public speaker has transcended into many spaces, creating opportunities for engagement within the Black and brown communities. Since her HBCU days at Howard University and active membership with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dr. Plummer proudly continues to explore the experiences of Black culture in public and private settings with the goal of creating a grounded theory that best suits the needs of Black people in a range of professions. Her passion for public speaking has been recognized nationally, with speaking engagements for the US Black Chamber of Commerce, TedX Talk, Mental Health America, Walker's Legacy, New York University, among others. Her expertise has been featured in publications such as Forbes, the Today Show, Essence, NY Magazine, Time Magazine, and The Washingtonian.

Credits

CEO of Onyx Therapy Group
Dr. LaNail R. Plummer
Executive Assistant to Dr. LaNail R. Plummer
Shahidah Abdul-Lateef
Event Producer
Jessica Poulin
 
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