Meet Our Founder
Rhyana is a qualified Mental Health First Aider, an award winning Mental Wealth Advocate, mentor to young girls and university graduates. She considers herself a non-clinical mental health and emotional wellbeing practitioner, where she provides proven tools, tips and strategies for self help, self healing and self care practices and solutions through her project ‘The P.L.A.N.N’.
Having worked in various roles within education, health and social care sectors for over 15 years combined, she has extensive experience and a passion for social justice, community and individual psychology and advocacy around issues that impact marginalised societies. Rhyana is a life-long learner and supports people to learn how to heal by building resilience from everyday life adversities through self care education, solutions and practices.
She regularly volunteers her time to causes that are close to her heart such as being a volunteer show host with Black Mental Health Matters, a contributor to Talking Mental Health as a mental health writer and a facilitator with the Thelma Matilda Alves Foundation that supports Black women's mental health.
Rhyana is in the process of reviving a family-run charity, Creative Arts Productions, that focuses on building the healing power within local communities by using creative mediums such as poetry, song, dance, music and various arts.
Diploma in Psychology, Sociology and Philosophical studies
Diploma in Mental Health Support Work
BSc Psychology with Early Childhood Studies
MSc Clinical and Critical Community Psychology
Mental Health First Aid trained
Trained in Independent Advocacy for Adults
Trained in Suicide Prevention and Support
Emotional Freedom Therapy (EFT) Practitioner in training
Some achievements include:
Award winning Mental Wealth Advocate
Award winning Mentor
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