Lyrica Fils-Aimé, LCSW-R, RPT-S
Racial Justice Strategist & Coach (Consultant)
Lyrica identifies as a cis-hetero, Black, Haitian, non-disabled, mixed woman and is approaching a plant-based, eco-conscious lifestyle. Lyrica is a therapist, private practice owner and non-profit leader who facilitates workshops about decolonizing leadership and healing justice, specializes in ways collectives can build care into systems while acknowledging harmful histories, and teaches clients to develop new narratives of ancestral wisdom as healing. She earned her BA from University of Richmond, MSW from NYU, and an MS in Nonprofit Leadership from Fordham University and has a registered play therapist-supervisor credential.
Lyrica has authored a childhood Racial Justice Curriculum for Sesame Street, Where We Go Wrong in Equity Work for NYU's VUE journal,Ancestral Trauma, Wisdom & Resilience for Psychotherapy.net and writes The Gift of [Anti-Racist] Therapy for Psychology Today. She has most recently written a chapter in Supervision Can Be Playful titled Multicultural Supervision: Building Culturally Responsive Play Therapists. Lyrica has also published a Haitian children's book titledT se pou TapTap to help the Haitian children in her life access the Kreyòl language.