Sabaidee and hello! I’m Rita!
Rita Phetmixay (pronouns: she/they) is a Lao Isaan American womxn/femme dedicated to a life-time of trauma-informed healing work, with the intentions to co-create an inclusive, safe, and enriching experience for communities to thrive. For years, Rita has worked on healing herself as a trauma-survivor and is proud to have witnessed her own personal growth and transformation through various integrative modalities. Her personal connection to this work elicits her passion to bring healing back home to the Lao diaspora and queer communities of color.
Rita applies a variety of healing-centered, liberation-based healing modalities through the practices of mindfulness coaching, meditation, movement/breath, somatics, Cognitive Reappraisal, Ego Psychology, comedy and laughter.
Rita’s formal degree credits include a Master’s of Arts in Asian American Studies, a Master’s of Social Welfare, and is currently a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (#87669).