Untangle and Grow Counseling draws its name from the concepts and principles from the Adinkra Symbols. The Adinkra symbols hail West Africa. Each symbol of the Adinkra, represents a collection of relate concepts around an ideal. To wear, use, or be given an Adinkra is to call on and/or embody the those ideals in life and practice.
The symbol Mpatapo, is also known as the Knot of Reconciliation. The nature of the problems/difficulties that tangles up and stops people from living.
The other symbol is Aya, which is also know as the Fern. The concepts of endurance
That accomplishment alone is not the only part of my identity nor challenges that I’ve had to face on this path. As an African-American man, I’ve faced challenges of racism. And as a gay man, I’ve faced the challenges of homophobia. Yet it is through my spirituality that I found myself on the path that has led to the achievements that allow me to provide service in helping others find balance and growth in their lives.