Equity in Mental Health- Panel Discussion Facilitated by UWCM & ELU

“It was an honor to be invited on October 29, 2020, to a panel focused on the important topic of equity in mental health. Discussion focused on the role systemic racism & discrimination play in barriers to mental health quality of care and access to BIPOC people. We also highlight ways to dismantle attitudes, institutions, and structures that are barriers to equity in mental health. Many thanks to United Way of Central Maryland- Emerging Leaders United.” -Dr. Chioma Anah

Moderated by ELU’s own Ashley Fennig Marshall, the event featured Dr. Chioma Anah, Ed.D., ATR, LCPC, NCC, ACS, Founder & CEO of PerceptA Therapeutic & Training Center, LLC and board member of Pro Bono Counseling, Amy Greensfelder, LMSW Executive Director of 211 partner, Pro Bono Counseling Project, and S. Vanessa Howard, MA Clinical Education/Coordinator.

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PerceptA Therapeutic and Training Center, LLC is located in Baltimore, Maryland, and provides individual and group psychotherapy, and counseling, art as therapy, training, supervision, and consultation services. Dr. Chioma Anah, Ed.D., ATR, NCC, LCPC, ACS is a Registered Art Therapist, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Maryland), Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Founder & CEO of PerceptA Therapeutic and Training Center, LLC in Baltimore, Maryland. She has over 15 years experience in the clinical field working with adults, adolescents and children, and is a Board Approved Supervisor in Clinical Professional Counseling.