Woke Mental Wellness

Cassie

Woke Mental Wellness is a podcast devoted to Black Queer mental wellness and the issues which impact our community. Currently we play tabletop role playing games and talk about gaming and how it relates and impacts Black Queer mental wellness. Woke Mental Wellness aims to increase knowledge and awareness about Black Queer mental wellness and intersectionality to help both people in the Black Queer communities as well as providers and allies. Cassie, is the founder and GM of Woke Mental Wellness and a Black Queer person with a mental illness as well as a mental health professional. read less
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Episodes

Finding Home - Episode 9 Final Discussion
Jul 23 2022
Finding Home - Episode 9 Final Discussion
Welcome back for the final discussion of Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness!This is our final episode. We are discussing the entirety of our play through of  Kalymba, a new TTRPG by Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but it did successfully Kickstart!!This series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Thank you for supporting Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 8 Game Play Finale
Jul 9 2022
Finding Home - Episode 8 Game Play Finale
Apologies for the delay. As you know the world has been a lot, but we are back with the final game play episode! Welcome back for the finale of Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness!This is our final game play episode. See how our play through of  Kalymba, ends .  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but it did successfully Kickstart!!This series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Thank you for supporting Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 7
Jun 4 2022
Finding Home - Episode 7
Welcome back to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! This is our 2nd discussion episode.  We are discussing up to episode 6 of our play through of  Kalymba, a new TTRPG by Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but is on Kickstarter NOW!  http://kck.st/3w8kyeS This series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 6
May 21 2022
Finding Home - Episode 6
Welcome Back to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! We continue our adventure with Episode 6!We are continuing our play through of Kalymba, a new TTRPG by Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but is now on Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/craftandogames/kalymba-roleplaying-game?ref=clipboard-prelaunchThis series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 5
May 7 2022
Finding Home - Episode 5
Welcome Back to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! We continue our adventure with Episode 5!We are discussing episodes 1 -3 of our play through of  Kalymba, a new TTRPG Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but is now on Kickstarter! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/craftandogames/kalymba-roleplaying-game?ref=clipboard-prelaunch This series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 4
Apr 30 2022
Finding Home - Episode 4
Welcome to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! This is our first discussion episode.  We are discussing episodes 1 -3 of our play through of  Kalymba, a new TTRPG Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but will be on Kickstarter April 29th! This series is called Finding Home and our 3 players are, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 3
Apr 16 2022
Finding Home - Episode 3
Welcome to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! This week the adventure continues as our Yumboes look for their next step! We are playing Kalymba, a new TTRPG Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but will be on Kickstarter April 29th! This series is called Finding Home and we have 3 new players, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 2
Apr 9 2022
Finding Home - Episode 2
Welcome to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! This is the start the adventure! We are playing Kalymba, a new TTRPG Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but will be on Kickstarter soon! This series is called Finding Home and we have 3 new players, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer.Character: Auri (They/Them)Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllcEditing and Theme song by Gabby Henderson!https://gabriellemhenderson.com/about
Finding Home - Episode 1
Apr 2 2022
Finding Home - Episode 1
Welcome to Season 2 of our actual play series on Woke Mental Wellness! This is our set up to start the adventure. Get to know our new cast and new game!We are playing Kalymba, a new TTRPG Daniel Pirraca.  We are using the quickstart as the game is not yet released, but will be on Kickstarter soon! This series is called Finding Home and we have 3 new players, Randall, Kevi, and Moon!Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss possibly triggering content that includes: Family, Body Concept and Changes, Belonging, and Aging.  Please  take care of yourself.Stay tuned for more of Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Finding Home A Kalymba Actual Play!If you would like to follow the game for news about the kickstarter: https://twitter.com/danipirracaBiosMx. Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (They/Them) is a therapist and first time gamer.Character: Noxis (She/They)Instagram: @PantasticMxFoxMoon Watts (They/He) is a streamer. Character: Auri (They/Them) Instagram: MoonsereTwitch Stream: Chibiimoonsagehttps://www.twitch.tv/chibiimoonsageKevi (They/Them)Character: Abeni (She/They)Cassie (They/Them) is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Website: www.i-cch.com-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc
Windy City Demons - Episode 24
Sep 11 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 24
With the campaign finished, we talk about everything that's happened in our final discussion episode. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.Head over to our Patreon for more Windy City Demons Patron-only content! https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4life-Vita's song can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0jWC65XkaV8KRlfXrQOewd?si=ww3z6IewT2WsKuMbP4ID3A&dl_branch=1&nd=1Jaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 23
Sep 4 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 23
The party find their journey rapidly drawing to a close. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We   are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4life-Vita's song can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0jWC65XkaV8KRlfXrQOewd?si=ww3z6IewT2WsKuMbP4ID3A&dl_branch=1&nd=1Jaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 22
Aug 28 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 22
The party continues their fight against a greater demon as a mysterious entity tries to intervene. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We   are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4life-Vita's song can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0jWC65XkaV8KRlfXrQOewd?si=ww3z6IewT2WsKuMbP4ID3A&dl_branch=1&nd=1Jaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 21
Aug 21 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 21
Up against a Greater Demon called the Stormbringer, how will the party survive? Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We   are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4life-Vita's song can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0jWC65XkaV8KRlfXrQOewd?si=ww3z6IewT2WsKuMbP4ID3A&dl_branch=1&nd=1Jaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 20
Aug 14 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 20
The group unpacks the events of the last three episodes (with some slight interruptions by July 4 fireworks.) Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We   are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses.-Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4life-Vita's song can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/track/0jWC65XkaV8KRlfXrQOewd?si=ww3z6IewT2WsKuMbP4ID3A&dl_branch=1&nd=1Jaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 19
Jul 31 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 19
The party begins battle with a greater demon. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We   are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft   Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future   after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their   world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12   days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss   heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,   Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment.  Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie   is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of   Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs   for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and   Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,   identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and   consultations for providers and businesses. -Twitter: @MentalWoke -Instagram: @intersectionsllc -FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana   is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health   Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private   practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In   addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating   workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+  community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections.  Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a  liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of  society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening  to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school  now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat -  Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita  E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then  on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence  thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion  as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s  recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede  Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a  Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world  premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to  Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source  Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement."  -Instagram: vitae19892015  -Twitter: vitae4lifeJaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 18
Jul 24 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 18
As Imani explores a creepy hospital with her tormenter, Eya and Cyphira race to find her. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We  are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft  Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future  after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their  world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12  days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss  heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,  Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment. Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie  is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of  Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs  for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and  Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,  identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and  consultations for providers and businesses. -Twitter: @MentalWoke -Instagram: @intersectionsllc -FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana  is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health  Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private  practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In  addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating  workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections. Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat - Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement." -Instagram: vitae19892015 -Twitter: vitae4lifeJaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 17
Jul 17 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 17
It's late, and our party is split. Danger and options stretch out before them. Tune in to find out where they go as we come to day 4. Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We  are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft  Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future  after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their  world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12  days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss  heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language,  Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment. Please  take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie  is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of  Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs  for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and  Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma,  identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and  consultations for providers and businesses. -Upcoming Training on Decolonizing Trauma Work. (You do not need to be licensed.) https://chicagominds.co/events/decolonizing-trauma-work-part2/-Upcoming panel for PAX East Online on July 16 at 8:15p CT / 9:15p ET on The PAX 2 Twitch channel: https://twitch.tv/PAX2 -Twitter: @MentalWoke -Instagram: @intersectionsllc -FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana  is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health  Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private  practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In  addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating  workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community,  BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections. Cuyana  hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a liberatory  framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of society. They  enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening to late  90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school now,  & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat - Ruth  Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita E. has  been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then on, they  made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence thought,  change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion as a Black  Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s recently finished a  summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede Repertory Theatre,  and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a Rhyme. She recently  made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world premiere musical, The  Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all  Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking  the Black Lives Matter Movement." -Instagram: vitae19892015 -Twitter: vitae4lifeJaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 16
Jul 10 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 16
As we wrap up our Session 4, it's time for our next discussion episode! Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12 days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language, Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment. Please take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma, identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and consultations for providers and businesses.-Upcoming panel for PAX East Online on July 16 at 8:15p CT / 9:15p ET on The PAX 2 Twitch channel: https://twitch.tv/PAX2 -Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections. Cuyana hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a liberatory framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of society. They enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening to late 90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school now, & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat - Ruth Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita E. has been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then on, they made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence thought, change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion as a Black Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s recently finished a summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede Repertory Theatre, and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a Rhyme. She recently made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world premiere musical, The Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4lifeJaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.
Windy City Demons - Episode 15
Jul 3 2021
Windy City Demons - Episode 15
Trouble has struck at the Darling Drifter! It's getting late, the party is split, and the source of the next seal is still unclear. What will the party do? Woke Mental Wellness Presents: Windy City Demons, A XII Inner Demons Actual Play and Mental Health Conversation.We are playing XII Inner Demons, a new TTRPG from Witch & Craft Games.  Our game is set in a Chicago that is a few years in the future after the pandemic. The game sees our group of 3 trying to save their world from the coming Archdemon. Problem is that they only have 12 days...Please be aware that this series will contain and discuss heavy and possibly triggering content that includes: Strong Language, Violence, Various Mental Health Symptoms, Abuse, and Abandonment. Please take care of yourself.New episodes will be posted every Saturday. Support us on Patreon to see episodes early on Fridays: https://www.patreon.com/wokementalwellnessIf you would like to buy the game: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/337095/XII-INNER-DEMONSBiosCassie is a Black Queer Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the founder of Intersections Center for Complex Healing. They have been playing TTRPGs for 10 years. They are devoted to Liberation, Decolonization and Healing. Their clinical work focuses on the intersections of trauma, identity, and mental wellness. They also do training, supervision, and consultations for providers and businesses.-Upcoming Training on Decolonizing Trauma Work. (You do not need to be licensed.) https://chicagominds.co/events/decolonizing-trauma-work-part2/-Upcoming panel for PAX East Online on July 16 at 8:15p CT / 9:15p ET on The PAX 2 Twitch channel: https://twitch.tv/PAX2 -Twitter: @MentalWoke-Instagram: @intersectionsllc-FB: https://www.facebook.com/IntersectionsCCHCuyana is a Black, queer, non-binary graduate of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Adler University and currently works in a private practice setting as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. In addition to consulting work, conducting groups, and facilitating workshops, they primarily work with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, BIPOC folks, and those who fall within those intersections. Cuyana hopes to continue to provide therapeutic space through a liberatory framework for folks who are often pushed to the margins of society. They enjoy anything that involves a good bike ride, listening to late 90s/early 00s hip-hop and R&B that is apparently old school now, & coming up with alternative names for their 11 year old cat - Ruth Oprah Bader Ginsberg.Originally from Cleveland, OH., Vita E. has been surrounded by the power of art since childhood. From then on, they made a pledge to use the art that inspired them to influence thought, change, and freedom to exist without apology. Vita’s passion as a Black Trans Femme artist has led to many milestones. She’s recently finished a summer role as percussionist and mentor for Creede Repertory Theatre, and drummer for the hip-hop musical, Once Upon a Rhyme. She recently made her Off-Broadway debut as Violet in the world premiere musical, The Secret Life of Bees. Their response track to Janelle Monae, Hell Y'all Ain't Talmbout, was included in Source Magazines, "10 Song Soundtracking the Black Lives Matter Movement."-Instagram: vitae19892015-Twitter: vitae4lifeJaye is a 31 year old woman who lives in Chicago. Her hobbies consist of games of all kinds, reading, and baking.