Good and informative story.
Yes. Most importantly, a Black therapist must be well-trained in her/his field and has his/her therapist too.
Therapy is good tool for everyone especially for Black women in the US.
Therapy is a relationship business and it works when a therapist and client have a therapeutic relationship. It takes time and energy to establish a TR and unfortunately, some therapists choose not to invest their time on clients with different backgrounds.
Not only white therapist, Black therapist raised in affluent community may be like your former therapist.