Anna-Mariya Kirova, LCSW works in the College Mental Health Educational Program (CMHEP) at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University. Anna-Mariya joined the team in March 2022 and is very excited to be a part of a vibrant community where creativity, mental health, diversity, and teamwork are celebrated daily. Anna-Mariya is an instructor and coach in the NITEO, CMHEP, and College Coaching programs. She brings a unique public health lens to her work at the center and cares deeply for the individuals she works with while keeping in mind the broader systemic challenges they may face. Anna-Mariya hopes to continue promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives across the center and assisting in new and ongoing program implementation and evaluation initiatives.
Areas of Expertise
• Applying trauma informed practices in individual and group work
• Utilizing public health frameworks such as the social-ecological model when conceptualizing student concerns and mental health challenges and when planning programs and interventions
• Advocating for inclusive best practices in the workplace