Diversity Trainer and Consultant
Alyssa is a Black, queer, neurodivergent artist, diversity trainer/consultant, and founder of the “If I Knew Then..” Letters project living in Baltimore with her partner, kids, dog, and plants. Her artistic expression includes photography, wood burning, collage art, and creative writing.
Using her personal and professional experience working in education and mental health settings, Alyssa provides a quality framework for clinicians and educators in supporting LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent youth and young adults through professional development training, policy/climate revisions, and coaching and consultation services.
She provides a variety of professional development and training opportunities to health systems, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations about creating safe and supportive spaces and practices for marginalized communities, as well as educational consultative services for families and individuals exploring intersectional identity, with a particular emphasis on LGBTQ+ and disabilities.