Mental Health Awareness Month Panel

May 28, 11:00 PM – May 29, 12:00 AM

Embark on a journey this Mental Health Awareness Month! Join mental health practitioners as they provide invaluable insights for entrepreneurs navigating the tumultuous world of business. Gain a unique perspective as the therapists share their personal stories as entrepreneurs, along with expert tips for achieving total well-being. Let this event be your guide to thriving in both your professional

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About this event

Mental Health Awareness Month Panel

Embark on a journey this Mental Health Awareness Month! Join mental health practitioners as they provide invaluable insights for entrepreneurs navigating the tumultuous world of business. Gain a unique perspective as the therapists share their personal stories as entrepreneurs, along with expert tips for achieving total well-being. Let this event be your guide to thriving in both your professional and personal life.

Check out the bios of the Mental Health Practitioners. 

Sequoyah Sherrill

Sequoyah is a clinically licensed (LCMFT) and trained Psychotherapist, Author, Breathwork Coach and Mental Health Advocate. Sequoyah received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Hampton University, a Masters in Couple and Family Therapy from Drexel University and a certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurship from Cornell University. She is clinically licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Maryland and DC.

Sequoyah is a passionate advocate for mental health in general but most importantly in her community, highlighting the importance of black therapists and cultural competency in treatment. With over a decade of experience, she has witnessed firsthand the challenges that stigma, shame, financial limitations, and cultural biases pose to people seeking help. She believes education and awareness are the key to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. As a black therapist, Sherrill recognizes the unique challenges that her community faces when it comes to mental health. The lack of representation and understanding within the field can lead to inadequate treatment and support.

For this reason, she is on a mission to change this. Sequoyah currently serves as Co-Founder and COO of Solid Ground Wellness, an outpatient mental health clinic servicing Baltimore, MD and surrounding areas. Addtionally, she is also the Founder & CEO of Onmycouchhh, a wellness collective and consulting agency founded to dismantle the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community. She has also written and self published two children’s books entitled “Is That Your Mommy” and “We Need You Too”.

Victoria Valdez

Victoria Valdez is a bilingual Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT#1944) who works with kids, teens, parents, and women. She is the founder and operational director of TSC Tri-Synergy Counseling. TSC provides L.E.N.S Neurofeedback treatments, child, teen, and family counseling services, parenting services, wellness offerings, and immigration evaluations, in addition to mental health services. Victoria specializes in working with kids, teens, parents, and women. She has 15 years of experience working with children, teens, and families. For the last three years, Victoria has been a Lipscomb University Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Board member and is the current leader of the Tennessee Spanish-Speaking Therapist Group. The group is a networking group of Spanish-speaking therapists in Tennessee.

Sara Amos

Sara Amos (She/Her) is an LCSW and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional from Nashville, TN. Since 2005, she has been working in a variety of community mental health settings and now owns a private practice primarily focused on supporting and empowering helping professionals. She has unique insight and experience with compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma that informs her practice as well as the path of healing on which she guides her clients. These valuable experiences have shaped a robust program of professional courses that Sara offers to non profit agencies, schools and churches across the country. Sara is passionate about supporting the groups and individuals trying to effect change in every pocket of our world! In addition to caring for Nashville’s helpers, Sara enjoys yoga, reading and spending as much time outside as possible with her husband and two boys.

Alethia J. Faison

Alethia J. Faison ( also known as Alethia J “your favorite marriage and family therapist) A native of Franklin, Virginia, Minister Alethia was educated in the Southampton County public school system. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (with a concentration in Sociology) from Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia, and a Master of Arts in Religion (with a concentration in Pastoral Counseling) from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (concentration in Play Therapy) from Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee. Additionally, Alethia holds a temporary license in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently pursuing a D.M.F.T (Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy) from North University. Additionally, Alethia holds a certification in Mindfulness and is a Certified Life Coach. Alethia J. Faison is the founder/owner and CEO of Truth Therapy, Inc. a private therapy practice located in Murfreesboro Tennessee, where “Truth Makes Change Possible!” Alethia J. Faison is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is a versatile gift who has served in various ways impacting the local church, the community, and the Kingdom of God.

Agenda

6:00 PM CST    Friendship building/ Icebreakers

6:15 PM CST     Introductions

6:20 PM CST    Panel Discussion

6:55 PM CST    Closing Remarks

Panelists

  • XayeFaith & Devann Edwards

    Total Freedom Network

    Founders

  • Arba Cooper

    Digital Technologist

  • Aeoliana Elliott

    Top Shelf Virtual Services

    Founder

Host

  • Tiara Briscoe

    T Briscoe Consulting

    CEO

Organizers

  • Erica Kesse

    Your Goal Concierge, Inc

    Chapter Director

  • Tiara Briscoe

    T Briscoe Consulting

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Chrys Callaway

    From Acire to Chrys

    Youth Ambassador

  • Joy Thompson

    Marketing Ambassador

  • Abby Williams

    Queendom Empire

    Owner

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Dell Technologies

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