Black Celebration Month: Addressing the White Elephant in the Room
White Fragility and the Accommodation of Whiteness
T. Aisha Edwards, LMHC (xe/she) is a somatic trauma therapist and educator based in Vancouver, WA. She received her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University and has concentrated on interpersonal violence, abuse, and neglect in marginalized populations throughout her 13-year career. Prior to private practice, she worked in community mental health and high acuity treatment settings and was adjunct faculty at Portland Community College. She uniquely weaves Gestalt, Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, Neuro Emotional Technique, and concepts from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Herbalism into a holistic approach to mental health that fosters the primary relationship with the body as the vehicle to wellness, wholeness, and connection.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity and the Multicultural Resource Center. Free and open to the public.
Monday, February 24, 2020 at 5:45pm
Eliot Hall, Chapel
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199