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.
We help stuck 1st & 2nd generation folx in diaspora unhook from harmful life patterns caused by systems & discover radical self-care, collectivist care & liberation through somatic and ancestral practices and traditions.
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. I am 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, I work from an anti-oppressive, anti-racism and social justice- oriented approach where I acknowledge how systemic racism and oppression affect mental and physical health. I can support you in overcoming stuckness, ambivalence, disrupt toxic and limiting beliefs, and find your voice and confidence through spiritual and ancestral healing and practices to encourage optimal changes in the mind, community, body, and spirit.
“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.