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Teela is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Published Author, Children Services Supervisor for LA County DCFS, Certified Yoga Instructor, Founder and CEO of Reign In US "Understanding Self"; a corporation dedicated to providing accessible Mental Health and Wellness Services to the community and throughout Corporate America in order to improve lives, help raise awareness and the collective consciousness. Having well over a decade of experience working in various advocacy capacities to help meet the needs of children, families and individuals alike, Teela integrates her knowledge in social work, trauma and grief recovery, gut health, neuropsychology, mind-body connection, yoga, spirituality, culture, personal/professional development, attachment, parenting, and relationships into a unique integrative, holistic approach that helps individuals thrive in all areas of life. Teela has made expert guest appearances on shows such as Family or Fiance as seen on OWN network and is the hostess of wellness retreats worldwide.
Sarah Young- Sheppard is an advocate for youth. Growing up in a Boys & Girls Club, she has always known that this is where her passion resides. After graduating from California State University, Long Beach she went on to work for an international children’s rights organization as a leadership facilitator and outreach manager. Through this opportunity she facilitated youth trips to Kenya, which allowed participants to experience first-hand the difference they could make. These powerful events drove Sarah to want to expand her work across different communities.
Sarah continued her education and received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Soon thereafter, she founded the Social & Emotional Wellness Initiative (SEWI). While developing the SEWI team, Sarah served as the Senior Director of Program & Operations for a Boys & Girls Club in the Los Angeles area. Sarah has presented on the importance of Social & Emotional Wellness programs at conferences throughout the country. Sarah is committed to offering youth-serving organizations well-trained staff, and services to help make an impact on youth lives.
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