meet the team

Erica Woodland is a black queer/genderqueer facilitator, consultant and healing justice practitioner born and raised in Baltimore, MD. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker committed to working at the intersections of movements for racial, gender, economic, trans and queer justice and liberation. For the past 16 years, Erica has worked as a community organizer, case manager, therapist, life coach, facilitator, trainer, social worker, program director, researcher and clinical supervisor with youth, people of color and LGBTQ people from Baltimore to Oakland, CA where he currently resides. He has done extensive work in prisons, jails, group homes, psychiatric facilities, schools, non-profit organizations, community-based clinics and with grassroots groups giving him a wide range of experience to draw from in his practice. From 2012-2016, Erica served as the Field Building Director for the Brown Boi Project, a national gender justice organization transforming the way communities of color experience gender. He has a private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area where he provides psychotherapy and clinical supervision. In 2017, Erica was awarded the Ford Public Voices Fellowship and had his work featured in Role Reboot, Yoga International, and Truthout. Also in 2017, Erica was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leaders Fellowship.

María Mónica Andia, Program Coordinator

María Mónica Andia, MSW (they/she) is queer non-binary immigrant femme born in the Andes mountains in La Paz, Bolivia. They are an experienced creative facilitator, curriculum developer, and consultant committed to creating the conditions for all young people, particularly queer and trans people of color to thrive. MM strongly believes that achieving the world we want to live in can happen when young people are given access to learning environments that center their experience through reclaiming ancestral knowledge and making ample room to birth magic and possibility. MM splits her time between being a political education teacher for young people and a youth development trainer for adults. Maria Monica's beloved family and friends are their compasses in this work. When not working, you can find MM cooking vegan dishes for their friends, making mood playlists, or dancing around Brooklyn.

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The National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network is a fiscally sponsored project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs, a 501c3 non profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Contact

P.O. Box 7793

Oakland, CA 94601​

nqttcn@gmail.com