Kia Oliver is a Native Washingtonian and has worked in the behavioral health field for several years in D.C. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in providing case management, consulting, family and individual therapy to youth, families, and adults. To empower clients, Ms. Oliver utilizes clinical interventions that often include art, mindfulness, empathy, movement, storytelling, skill-building, affirming and trauma-informed care. She is a eclectic therapist and often uses CBT, Person Centered, Mindfulness , and Strength Based approaches to therapy. She has a strong passion for empowering and uplifting families, youth, and women. Ms. Oliver has developed groups, workshops, and retreats surrounding boundaries, healthy relationships, self-care, and anger management to enhance clients’ quality of life. She is a North Carolina A&;T State University graduate with a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in African American Studies. Also, she holds a Master’s in Social Work from Howard University. Ms. Oliver also has a certification in Financial Social Work. Ms. Oliver stands firm on her belief that a part of our growth is to help each other on life’s journey. Hence, she partnered with BloomH.E.R to help develop their foundational framework and workshops that Heal, Empower, and Restore girls and women of color. Ms. Oliver also founded Kreating Intentional Minds to provide a safe space to enhance the mental wealth of individuals, groups, families, and programs through therapy, groups, workshops, program development, and curriculum development. She strives toward progress and not perfection by uplifting others toward their purpose.