Ana M. Salazar, MS, LPC-S (she/her/hers) is a board-approved Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Texas. She is a Latina, proud mother, first-generation college student, and doctoral candidate in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her research agenda includes improving supervision and teaching experiences for counselors of color in clinical training, advocacy in mental health inequity, and dismantling the colonized practices of counseling. She has specialized training and certification in suicide prevention education and has numerous local and state presentations on a variety of mental health and advocacy topics. She views life, relationships, education, counseling, and family from a Relational Cultural Therapy perspective with an understanding of society through the lens of Critical Race Theory.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxColePark is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDxColePark event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TEDxColePark events are self-organized events and are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event
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