Holistic Mental Health: The Unity of Mind, Body, & Spirit

Embrace the power of holistic healing! Join us on May 18 for a transformative Mental Health Awareness Month event. Discover alternative paths to inner peace and wellness with the New York Association of Black Psychologists.

Free and open to the public!

Register here to attend on Zoom!

Register here to attend on Zoom!


Ma’at Erica Lewis, Ph.D., is Board-Certified in African-centered/Black Psychology, a certified Ancient Egyptian Yoga practitioner, and certified in Transpersonal Breathwork and Transpersonal Psychotherapy. She is an associate professor at CUNY John Jay College Dr. Lewis is a Past President of the New York Association of Black Psychologists and a former board member of the National Association of Black Psychologists.

She will be presenting on: “Integrating the Mind-Body & Sense of Spirit with Breath”


Brian Nicholas, LAc., is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Pranic Energy Healer and Transformational Mindset Coach, blending ancient and modern science and strategies.  He specializes in liberating clients from the lingering energetics of chronic pain, trauma, stress, and unforgiveness that act as barriers to healing, through tailored energy medicine and transformational coaching strategies.  Whether addressing physical ailments or emotional wounds, Brian’s integrative approach paves the way for profound healing, guiding his clients to rediscover their innate strengths, and create new strategies that empower them to live their lives better – unshackled from the “past” and yet informed by it. He studied Classical Acupuncture and TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences under the guidance of Professor Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist Priest and Master of Chinese medicine.  His dedication led him to a Master of Science in Acupuncture in 2008, followed by extensive studies in Acupuncture and Essential Oils, and Secondary Vessels of Acupuncture.

Beyond the realm of Acupuncture, Brian’s expertise expands into the transformative power of Advanced Energy Healing, honed over seven years with The Noble Touch, encompassing Basic & Advanced Pranic Healing, Pranic Psychotherapy, Crystal Healing, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.  Brian is also a certified trainer in HeartMath’s Resilience Advantage Program, a scientifically-backed, evidence-based method for stress reduction and self-regulation.

He will be presenting on: “Heart Matters: The Energetics of Emotional Well-being in Mental Health”

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