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The PsychoSocial Podcast is hosted by Luis Cornejo, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and founder of PsychoSocial. Co-hosts include PsychoSocial’s Networking Manager Cynthia Flores, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist and PsychoSocial Content Manager Liz Hinojosa, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. The podcast focuses on topics related to BIPOC, LGBTQ, and other underrepresented communities. Join us as we engage in round table discussions, interview guests, welcome special guest hosts, and get down to real talk about mental health.
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Luis Cornejo (He, Him, His) is a Queer, Indigenous, Bilingual Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. He is the son of two immigrants and the first in his family to obtain both a bachelors and masters degree in the U.S.
Luis graduated from California State University, Long Beach with his Masters degree in Counseling Psychology (2015). He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Adolescent Development from San Francisco State University (2011). His therapeutic interests include working with Trauma, the LGBTQ community, Latinx, and BIPOC folx.
He is also the founder of PsychoSocial, a multimedia platform created to help provide mental health education. Most currently, Luis is working on becoming a certified sex therapist. Through his training Luis hopes to use sex therapy as an opportunity for individuals to explore their fantasies, sexual trauma, sexuality/identity, and provide space to heal through sexual empowerment.
Luis’s philosophy as a therapist is to embrace the mantra “human first, then a therapist.” This means that he is not here to be an expert, but rather someone with the knowledge to assist you on your therapeutic journey.
Cynthia Flores is a first Gen Mexican-American, from the land of the Americas (from Purepecha lands, Michoacan, Mexico and she currently occupies Ohlone land-San Francisco, Ca). She is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#111413), Empowerment Coach, Speaker, and Mental Health Consultant. She currently works in community mental health and provides trauma-informed, culturally & social justice therapeutic services to children, adults, and families in the Latinx community.
Additionally, she is the Networking Manager for PsychoSocial and the Co-Founder of Reclaiming Wellness, a movement within PsychoSocial born with the intention of building community, networking, supporting, and engaging in collective healing and liberation for Mental Health Professionals of Color.
Her work lies in the intersection of centering Black Indigenous, People of Color/Latinx mental health, spirituality, social justice, collective healing, decolonize mental health & therapy, reclaiming wellness, ancestral/intergenerational trauma, healing internalized oppression, and the impact that these have on our mind, body, soul, spirit and the collective.
Liz is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who graduated from the California Institute of Integral Studies with a Masters in Counseling Psychology and a concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy (2012). Liz has experience working with survivors of domestic violence and has volunteered for SF WAR (San Francisco Women Against Rape).
Currently, she is working for a non-profit in San Francisco as a mental health consultant providing services to head start and SFUSD pre-schools. Liz is passionate about POC and immigrant equality; suicide prevention, especially amongst indigenous youth; creating dialogue and awareness about femicides.
Her personal commitments are, building relationships with our plant allies, radical self-love as a method of decolonization, Mexica (Aztec) dancing/ceremony, and supporting the repopulation of the Monarch butterflies. She is redreaming, recreating, and reinventing herself; exploring enlightenment through darkness via Tezcatlipoca, and the ancient Mexica dream rituals.