somatic & liberation centered. LGBTQIA2S+ affirming.
first generation american.
Radical self-care is returning to the root of one’s self and rediscovering your true desires, wants and dreams.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
― audre lorde
Detaching, unlearning, and healing from the colonial profit system, internalized capitalism, and intergenerational wounds.
Cultivating an ecosystem that works for you to divest from oppressive systems and thrive within in community care and collectivism.
Your co-disruptor, radical self-care bestie
Mao is a Guahan (Guam)-based, first generation Khmer American settler, born and raised in diaspora in the United States and children of Cambodian genocide survivors. She comes from an ancestral line of Theravada Buddhist medicinal healers, mystics and Angkorian bloodline. She is a Sagittarius sun, Pisces moon, and Libra rising; a dreamy, adventurous creative with an innate sense for fairness, community and social justice.
As an inclusive and liberation-centered therapist and transformation coach striving to decolonize mental health care and wellness, she works from an anti-oppressive, anti-racism and social justice- oriented approach where she acknowledges how systemic racism and oppression affect mental and physical health. She supports folx in overcoming stuckness, ambivalence, disrupting internalized toxic and limiting beliefs, and find their voice and confidence through spiritual and ancestral healing and practices to encourage optimal changes in the mind, community, body, and spirit.
Master of Social Work Intern
Hee-Eun is a first generation Korean American raised in the United States with roots in California, Texas, and Pennsylvania. She is a Gemini sun, Sagittarius rising and Leo moon; a self-expressive with a strong creative drive. She is all about rest and play where she enjoys going to the beach with her rescue dog and cooking and baking. As a MSW intern, her goals are to provide healing based therapy through an anti-oppressive lens.