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Workshop on Intergenerational Trauma in the LGBTQ BIPOC community

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The purpose of this workshop is aimed at addressing and exploring what Intergenerational Trauma looks like within the LGBTQIA+, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color ( BIPOC) community. Through this workshop, we will explore the history of Intergenerational Trauma, examples, effects on the body, the effects it has on the LGBTQIA+ BIPOC community,and how art has been used to explore Intergenerational Trauma. Creating an open creative and safe space through conversations, collage artwork in a non-judgemental zone. Break-time will be provided, with interactive activities in between.


Please note that there is a twenty dollar ($20.00) fee to attend the workshop. Together we will use collaging as an art form. All supplies will be included ( glue, scissors, magazines, paper, fabric, etc). Please bring any photographs that you wish to use in your collage. 

This is a three (3) hour in-person workshop. Limited space. All are welcome to join 

For more information, please contact through email at, shariekamason@gmail.com. To register, please see the following link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDG5VibcIJJgIOP8yrB3EQ3jMJzJNFlwDLJ1iqBGu-rsrQ3g/viewform?usp=pp_url

About me: 

Sharieka Mason is a certified in Applied Expressive Art in counseling, as well as certified Life Purpose and Cognitive Behavior Therapy Life Coach. In 2016, I obtained my Master's Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University. In addition to, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Molloy College in 2006. With over six (6) years of  professional experience working as a therapist with a background in case management, preventative services, life coaching, workshop facilitation, and as a parent trainer. Sharieka Mason has a history of working as a psychotherapist in private practice, non-profit agencies, community clinics, family justice settings, as well as supportive children's programs.Currently,Sharieka Mason service individuals within the BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ community. History of Intellectual Disabilities, personality and mood disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, grief and end of life, and intergenerational trauma. Additional history includes experience in supervising new hires, providing educational services, and working with various communities both in-person and through telehealth.


Registration Required:
Youth Only:
Arts and Culture, Mental Health
June 29
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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Mental Health
Registration Required
Youth Only