Dr. Lisa Augustine (she/her/hers), MB BCh (WITS), Dip HIV Man (SA), MHRT/C, is a Visiting Fellow from Johannesburg, South Africa at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College at Boston University. Lisa is a people-first medical doctor and mental health rehabilitation technician who has worked with clients with serious mental illness in in-patient, forensic and community psychiatric settings. She believes in preventative and rehabilitative mental health strategies and views trauma-informed practice, cultural humility, connection, and storytelling as keys to unlocking human potential. Lisa is passionate about helping young adult minorities transcend social and cultural barriers to achieve their sense of purpose and self-agency. Lisa will be working as an instructor and coach for the Service Division’s College Mental Health Educational Programs (CMHEP) and will be undertaking collaborative research during her time at the Center. Lisa will also be partnering with the Newbury Center to support first-generation undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Boston University.