Our Mission

Healed Men Heal Men

To provide access to mental health treatment, psycho-education, and community resources to men of color.

Meet Our Team


Tasnim Sulaiman, LPC  Founder/CEO of Black Men Heal, Tasnim is a licensed psychotherapist who also owns a private practice in Philadelphia.  Tasnim, (warmly known as Taz), is on a mission to dismantle broken systems that uphold the lack of equity and access to quality mental health care for communities of color. 


An engaging speaker and media contributor, Taz’s expertise has been featured on notable platforms such as The Breakfast Club, NBC Universal,  The Philadelphia Inquirer, PBS Nightly News, NBC 10 Philadelphia, KYW 3, The New York Times, New York Magazine, and The Psychotherapy Networker. Taz has been a keynote speaker at national conferences and has been featured as a presenter or featured panelist offering expertise for major companies such as Major League Baseball, Ralph Lauren, New York Life, MassMutual, and Netflix.


She leads the BMH team in offering DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) consulting and training to companies and organizations.  Presently, Tasnim is proud to be in development of  programming and actionable steps towards alleviating disproportionate health outcomes, as a part of the highly selective Political Determinants of Health Learning Laboratory Program, presented by The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Zakia Williams

Zakia Williams, MBA  Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for Black Men Heal, began her career in the mental health field over 17 years ago.  She started with a  background in Human Development, Social Work and Case Management for children and adults with mental and physical disabilities. In 2015, Zakia  became the President and CEO of Interface Psych Services which employs therapists and services individuals, families and elders.  Zakia continues to be very passionate and active around social justice, racial oppression and their intersectional impact around  mental health inequities.  Her mission is to educate and remove the stigma surrounding mental health in the Black community. 

A fiercely passionate presenter, Zakia has  been featured on nationally syndicated show The Breakfast Club;  The Philadelphia Inquirer, PBS Nightly News, NBC 10 Philadelphia,WURD, WHYY,  and KYW 3 to name a few. She has also been featured as a contributing panelist around DEI issues  for companies such as  Ralph Lauren, MassMutual, Second Muse,  Spring Health and Netflix.


Charlotte Andrews, Clinical Director for Black Men Heal is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Behavior Specialist & Professor of Psychology with her own private therapy practice in Philadelphia! She graduated with a Bachelors’s Degree in Psychology from North Carolina A&T State University and received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Psychology from Holy Family University.

She has also received her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law with the goal of practicing mental health law. Charlotte is currently serving as the Clinical Coordinator for Black Men Heal which is a nonprofit organization that promotes, advocates, and provides mental health services to men of color, and Girl Secure Yourself which is another non-profit organization that focuses on women empowerment. She is also a permanent feature on “After 6 pm” a podcast and radio show which airs weekly on PQRadio1. 

Charlotte also owns an online store that provides education on alternative and holistic treatments for physical and mental wellness, which includes a host of wellness products for sale. Her passion is to empower others to become their best selves, no matter what they’ve been through. Her goal is to educate the community about the importance of mental health treatment in order to play her small part in eradicating the stigma that plagues communities of color about mental illness.  

Wesley G. Harris III, M.A. LPC NCC is a board certified and licensed professional counselor who assists others navigate traumatic experiences. He is the Clinical Coordinator of M.A.P.P.E.D., LLC (iammapped.com) a holistic private practice that specializes in using culturally appropriate and responsive evidenced-based treatment modalities as a means to enhance overall wellness.  Wesley currently serves part-time as a Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor for Black Men Heal and will be leading the Prolonged Exposure modality for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.