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Counseling Program at LIU Brooklyn Hosting Panel Discussion April 16


Sarah DeCamp,Associate Director of Public Relations

WellnessThe Counseling Program at LIU Brooklyn is hosting an engaging panel discussion about the connections between spirituality and mental health and physical wellness. The discussion, featuring prominent psychologists and educators, will be held on April 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Health Sciences building, room 121 at LIU Brooklyn.

The following people are participating in the panel discussion:
• Dr. Anissa Moody, psychologist and professor, Queensborough College
• Dr. Ma’at Lewis, psychologist, breath work practitioner and professor, John Jay College
• Dr. Mary Owens, psychologist and adjunct professor of Counseling, LIU Brooklyn
• Safiya Hassan, natural health practitioner, registered nurse, and owner, N’diya Spa
• Raven Maldonado-Brown, licensed mental health counselor
• Darryl Aiken-Afam, martial artist and trainer

The panel will center on the interconnections between spirituality-based alternatives to support mental health and well-being and ways licensed professionals have broadened their practice to include meditation, breath work, and other mindful-based practices to address common mental and physical health concerns of their clients.

To RSVP, contact Raven Maldonado, advisor, Department of Counseling and School Psychology, LIU Brooklyn, at

Posted 03/24/2014

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