Adia is a dedicated and passionate public servant with several years of clinical social work and mental health experience. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Chicago. Her experience ranges from working with children and adolescents in the academic/school and child welfare settings in the Chicagoland area. In both settings, Adia has developed an expertise in trauma informed therapy and behavioral modification interventions. She also worked with the geriatric population providing in-home care management and therapy services to Humana’s chronically ill members. Adia’s personal interests in health and wellness has evolved from her teaching Yoga in fitness and social service sectors. She provides a strengths based and holistic approach while working with her clients and families. Adia truly enjoys helping individuals, families and communities improve and achieve their goals through advocacy and promoting self-development.