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Speaker Bio

Iliamari Vazquez Houston is an Arizona Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who specializes in providing trauma therapy to individuals. Iliamari has more than 15 years providing guidance in diverse community settings. As a BIPOC member of the community and a therapist, Iliamari uses her past experiences to provided a safe and nonjudgemental space for clients to heal. Her expertise is in processing past traumatic events, family issues and generational cycles, anxiety and stress, perinatal/postpartum journeys, and BIPOC first responder families. She takes a person-centered approach to ensure therapy is a safe experience. Using EMDR, CBT, talk therapy, solution focused, mindfulness and grounding; she personalizes every treatment plan to fit her client's needs. Iliamari believes that a holistic approach and self care is key because if you aren't taking care of yourself, you can't care for others.

Details
  • Role
    Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Advocate
  • Pronouns
    She/Her/Hers
  • Languages
    English
  • Gender
    Female
  • Speaking Engagements
    Workshop, Panel, Keynote, Support Group
Top 6 Most Requested Speaking Topics

trauma - how to work through and process your past traumas to live instead of survive

first responders and their families -how to navigate the culture and schedule of a first responder family, in particular BIPOC families

pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum journeys -how to prepare and manage this new role, and how to speak up surrounding your needs

Trainings/Workshops Offered

generational trauma - how to work through and process your past traumas to live instead of survive, and start breaking cycles

first responders and their families -how to navigate the culture and schedule of a first responder family, in particular BIPOC families

pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum journeys -how to prepare and manage this new role, and how to speak up surrounding your needs

boundary setting - how to identify who and when you need to set a boundary

Past Talks

1st Responders Conference in Tempe, AZ 2022 - How to Navigate the Schedule as a First Responder Family

PSI AZ- BIPOC Perinatal Training - Shared perinatal and postpartum journey and how advocating for your needs is key to your mental health

All Things Authentic Podcast - The Reality of Pregnancy and Postpartum

Education
  • Institution
    Arizona State University
  • Degree
    Master in Social Work (MSW), and Master in Public Administration (MPA)
Location
  • 4500 South Lakeshore Drive, Suite 415, Tempe, Arizona 85282, United States

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