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Isabel Adon and Beatrice Hyacinthe FOT 2023

Isabel Adon

Isabel Adon

Isabel is a licensed clinical social worker and FOT who works with individuals, children, and families. Trained in family system, focusing oriented therapy, solution focused therapy and aboriginal/indigenous/cultural centered therapy and trauma therapy as well as DBT. Isabel works with the clients to support them in discovering their own inner strengths and tools to transform life’s challenges into opportunities and possibilities for growth.

Isabel is an instructor in Indigenous Focusing Oriented Therapy (IFOT) and Indigenous Tools for Living (ITFL) and trained under Shirley Turcotte. She became a certifying coordinator this year and continues to learn under the mentorship of Lynn Preston.

Beatrice Hyacinthe

Beatrice Hyacinthe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Co- Founder of Love & Kindness Wellness Services, LLC and the president of the Love & Kindness Wellness Foundation, Inc.

Beatrice is a psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field and has worked in various settings, providing services to adults, adolescents, couples and families. Some of the presenting concerns include severe and persistent mental illness, HIV/AIDS, complex trauma, immigration and acculturation hardship, grief, life transitions, LGBTQ and racial identities.

Beatrice practices from a strengths-based, body-focusing, land-based lens with an emphasis on mindfulness, wellness, and spirituality. Beatrice is a Shamanic practitioner and initiated under the spiritual guidance of Irma StarSpirit Turtle Woman. She is also a Reiki level II practitioner and incorporates these healing systems into her work. Beatrice is passionate about creating access to quality mental health services in under-resourced communities.

Beatrice is an Indigenous Focusing Oriented Therapist (IFOT) and Trainer. IFOT, incorporates Indigenous worldview and Focusing oriented therapy towards healing complex trauma.

When she is not practicing in New York City, she is busy teaching and training closely with Shirley Turcotte, founder of IFOT. Beatrice is a lead instructor for the NYC IFOT programs and has been traveled to teach and coach in various IFOT programs in