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Looking for a dynamic speaker/presenter for your next Women's Conference, corporate training, community organization meeting or group session? Let Be the Light bring humor, authenticity, clinical expertise, and ✨BGM✨ to your next event!



























​Past Trainings and Workshops:

Improving Cultural Competence for Behavioral Health Professionals

​A Trauma-Informed Approach to Racial Trauma and Race-Based Traumatic Stress

​Racial/Cultural Concerns as a Mental Health Student/ Professional

​From Fairytales to Facelifts: Learning to Love the Image in the Mirror Inside and Out (Women's Workshop)


​You Deserve! Women's Wellness Workshop

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Diagnostic Assessment & Compassion in Diagnosis: Trauma-Informed Approaches

Mourning to Mission: Empowering the Journey from Loss to Purpose Workshop (The AEA Institute)

Kindness Within: Nurturing Self-Compassion for a Balanced Life

Beyond Sobriety: Empowering Lives through Trauma-Informed Recovery

Shining Through: Building Capacity and Wellness in the Light of Leadership

Transformative Healing: Trauma-Informed Holistic Wellness for Mind, Body, and Spirit


Supporting Resilience: Trauma-Informed Strategies for Supervisors









Past Speaking Engagements/Panels:

​How to Heal: Sexual Assault Awareness (ION Center and Black Women Cultivating Change)

​Ladies Night: Black Women and Mental Health (Black Mental Wellness Virtual Conference, Overcoming: The State of Black Healing)


​You are Enough! - Women and Mental Health (All Women Rock: A Celebration)


Youth and Mental Health - (Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio Urban Champions I Am More than What You See Back 2 School Bash)


​#FightTheStigma - Youth and Mental Health (Urban League Youth Summit and Guiding Light Mentoring I AM ME Youth Summit)

​Mental Health Q&A for BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Youth and Mental Health (Dreamchasers Academy/Xcellence Ignited)

Trauma and Anger Management (Project E.P.I.C. + Guiding Light Mentoring)

Power of You Women's Empowerment Brunch (Dr. Corinn, LLC/The Empowerment Foundation)

Self-Care Women's Wellness Workshop (She is Me, LLC)

Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence 2023 Annual Conference: From Advocacy to Activism 

Brunch with a Therapist (HUES Women's Health Advocacy Institute)

Two-Day Youth Mental Health Retreat (Xcellence Ignited)

Alexa, Find My Therapist (She Selfish, LLC)

BIPOC Mental and Behavioral Health Provider Directory Panel (Community Engagement Collective)

2023 Black Girl Magic Expo (Natural Woman Magazine)

Healing for the Holidays: Community Mental Health Mixer Event (Community Engagement Collective)

Ohio Deflection Association 3rd Annual Ohio Quick Response Team, Deflection, & Outreach Summit 

Newark Board of Education 3rd Annual Women's Leadership Conference


Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence 2024 Annual Conference: Transforming Care, Transforming Lives 

Legal Aid Society of Columbus 

Grow and Glow Teen Talk (New Life Missionary Baptist Church)

Past Media and Podcast Appearances:

The Labors of Love Podcast, Episode 97: Authenticity as Self-Care by The Labors of Love Podcast (

Cost 2 Boss Podcast, E10: Mental Health Check-in with Rachael Dubose (

In the Zone Podcast, Why do you think black men struggle with mental health more than any other group? Ep 5.1 - YouTube

NPR Cincinnati Edition, Evanston forum examines gun violence trauma and prevention | WVXUXU

Grown Minds Podcast,

Hidden Gems: Meet Rachael DuBose of Be the Light Clinical Supervision and Consulting - Voyage Ohio Magazine

Meet Rachael DuBose | Mental Health Counselor & Healing Journey Facilitator - Shoutout Ohio

 I.H.U- I HEAR YOU! WAIF88.3 FM CINCINNATI, Understanding Mental Health in Our City/Community (3rd Wednesdays Monthly)

Sound Bowl Meditation:

Michelle Williams

Awakening Vibrations LLC

Wellness Kit:

Kara Michelle Pierson

Lilac & Indigo

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