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BRAVE Communities Connection – AAPI Heritage and Mental Health Awareness Month
May 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
3:30-3:50PM “Sway with Pray” Bollywood Dance
3:55-4:05PM Screening of Pixar’s “Float”
Mental Health Resource Tables:
Amplify Center, Contigo Wellness, NAMI, YWCA
About our guest therapists and artist:
Briana Liu a licensed professional counselor who is passionate about social justice, providing accessible trauma informed care, and offering people a different lens than the dominant culture to make sense of their experiences.
Prayana aka “Pray – started her own brand “Sway With Pray” in 2021 and continues to express herself through her passion for dancing. She was CEO for 5 years for a school before building a small community of dancers who share similar zest for the craft.
Diana is the founder & owner of the award winning health & wellness center; Austin Trauma Therapy Center. Her work as a social change activist and influential leader in mental health equity & reform created a safe space for survivors to grow & heal; in-community with others. As a licensed clinical social worker and trauma-resilient therapist in Austin, she continues to serve in numerous healing spaces with trauma survivors.
Geoffrey is the licensed master social worker & care coordinator in the Amplify Center (clinical partnership between Austin Community College and UT Health Austin). He specializes in applicable mental health and substance use recovery strategies, and puts his focus on cognitive behavioral therapy interventions that are culturally relevant, collaborative, and power-sharing to try and make people feel empowered in their own mental health treatment.