About




HeartsChat™ Radio Show is an informative online talk show that engages our listeners and viewers at a personal level. We discuss hot topics as they pertain to the mental health field and offer our opinion and heartfelt advice to our listeners, viewers and advice seekers. Although we are practicing therapists this show is in no way therapy! We are caring people here to offer our insights and thoughts :)





Erica

Born April 24, 1989 in Canton, Ohio, Erica is the oldest of three. In a household where girls was the majority, Erica definitely learned a little something about girl talk. At a young age she knew exactly what she wanted to do and today she is doing just that. Erica attended Ohio University where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and African American Studies in 2011. Immediately following undergrad, Erica attended Drexel University where she earned a Master's degree in Family therapy in 2013. Erica worked as an outpatient and school based therapist in the greater Philadelphia area from 2013 until 2017. Currently, Erica works in the DMV area as an outpatient therapist and is pursuing licensure in the state of VA. In addition to her career as a therapist,  Erica also has a blog where she gives relationship advice to anonymous seekers(www.fromericasheart.com), is an Unstoppable Girls Foundation Mental Health Ambassador, and is the creator and host of HeartsChat Radio Show; an informative online talk show that engages listeners and viewers at a personal level. On HeartsChat, Erica discusses hot topics as they pertain to the mental health field and offers her opinion and heartfelt advice to listeners, viewers, and advice seekers.


Akilah

Akilah was born on Oct 3, 1988 in Northern New Jersey. She is the oldest of 3 siblings (1 brother and 1 sister). Since high school, Akilah knew she wanted to help people with their problems and to help better their lives, so she naturally gravitated to the field of Psychology. Akilah attended The College of New Jersey and graduated in 2011, where she received a BA in Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Soon after, she attended Drexel University where she received a Master’s in Family Therapy in 2013 and met her fellow host, Erica. Akilah is currently pursuing her license in the state of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is working as a Mobile Therapist and Outpatient Therapist with Adolescents and their families. In addition to her career as a therapist, Akilah is an Unstoppable Girls Foundation Mental Health Ambassador and the founding co-host of HeartsChat Radio Show, an informative online talk show that engages listeners and viewers at a personal level. On HeartsChat, Akilah, along with Erica discuss hot topics as they pertain to the mental health field and offers her opinion and heartfelt advice to listeners, viewers, and advice seekers.