Statement of Inclusion
We recognize that at this time, our leadership consists of a white, female team who occupy memberships of various cultural groups. We acknowledge the privilege, implicit bias, and embedded white-bodied supremacy inherited in our experiences as white mental health practitioners. Our commitment to the work of decolonizing/unsettling mental health includes education ourselves by participating in workshops, classes, conversations, and study groups. We are actively opening to discomfort by critically looking at organizational structures and societal conventions, challenging the façade of performative allyship, and emphasizing an attitude of life focused on awareness and growth. We accept that decolonizing/unsettling mental health is a life-long pursuit in which there will always be more to learn and unlearn.
In our educational content we integrate a social and environmental lens where we address factors often overlooked by mainstream mental health systems such as: recognizing harmful aspects of holistic health culture, identifying culturally compassionate resources, distinguishing how pollution/climate change, poverty, racism, and other chronic stressors impact health, and much more. We strive to elevate voices and stories that have historically been silenced or misappropriated, by offering a space for reciprocal learning and connection. We remember that we are a part of an ecosystem, shared with more than human beings. Our understanding of justice, equity, sovereignty, and sacredness extends to all beings and elements in the universe.
Our team members have made commitments to continue to work towards personal decolonizing/unsettling mental health in their own bodies, minds, and professional practices. We are committed to learning about our own racism, white-bodied supremacy, and implicit bias, acknowledging and centering BIPOC voices in the mental health community to promote continued justice for our people and the planet. 5% of our profits will be offered monthly with the organization Mental Health Liberation, which shares our mission in supporting wellness for all.
In our growing and learning, we always welcome feedback and input. Please reach out through our contact page with any questions or comments.
Meet the Team
Juniper Owens, LCSW, LMT, IMHP
Co-Founder & Director
Nicole Sartini, M.Ed., LPCC, NCC, IMHP
Co-Founder & Educator
Laurel Sims-Stewart, M.Ed., ATR, LPCC, IMHP
Stephanie Batts, LPCC, IMHP
Events Operations Manager
We provide consultation and strategic planning of mental health services to individuals, businesses, and leaders in a variety of roles. Whether you are a clinician who wants to incorporate an inclusive integrative mental health model into your practice or you are in a leadership position in a large health care system, we can guide you!
Our consultation services include clear guidelines and ethical considerations in inclusive integrative mental health treatment as well as a customized plan to help you reach your professional or institutional goals. We specialize in assisting individuals in private practice as well as organizations looking to diversify their treatment approaches and improve client results.
Our consultation services are currently on hold, but will be available again soon! Thank you for your understanding.