Maryse Mitchell-Brody is a facilitator and social worker striving for healing justice and community wellness. They have been active in social justice work in their hometown of New York City for twenty years. They hold a Masters degree in Social Work from the Hunter College School of Social Work. Maryse uses a harm reduction and anti-oppression lens to ground their therapy and coaching practice with LGBTQI+ people, people of color, sex workers, trauma survivors, drug users, people with depression and anxiety, activists, immigrants, and many other communities. Maryse is a founder of the Sex Workers Outreach Project – NYC and was a long-term member of the community health exchange, the Rock Dove Collective. In recent years, their healing justice work has expanded to include co-coordinating the Healing Justice Practice Space at the Allied Media Conference and co-coordinating a series of emotional safety planning strategies for femmes called Femminars at The Icarus Project. They are also the Development Coordinator and Ally Liaison at Icarus (a radical mental health support network and education project). Maryse lives in New York City and keeps company with their two partners (Jeff is one), their dog Smoky, and too many houseplants.