About Tanisha

I work in the fields of arts, education, healing and social justice.

My work is an extended novel, with each client / project / performance another chapter in an evolving story of my growth and contribution. My approach is people-centered and creative.

Whether it’s through teaching, workshop facilitation, clinical social work practice, coaching, writing, speaking or making theater and films, I believe in the liberation of people through their stories.

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Areas of Work

Social Work

My social work practice focuses on relational therapeutic approaches with individual, couples and families. I have an interest in client centered evidence-based practices.

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Social Activism

Critical consciousness is a practice, like yoga or a mastery of anything. It's not just knowing definitions of words, or knowing every news incident or being “woke.”

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I am driven by the fact that being “heard” enables people to acknowledge and embrace the truth about themselves and experience joy within the act of creating.

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Working in theater and performance in a variety of roles provides the opportunity to share my enthusiasm for arts and culture as well as create forums for dialogue about issues critical to our society.

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Upcoming Events


Liberation Stories

Millay Colony for the Arts: Sanctuary Series

Liberation Stories is a creative-engagement workshop using storytelling and creative exercises that explores personal history, issues of social justice, race, class and civic discourse. Guided by compassion, this creative conversation will connect participants with their personal story and create pathways for dialogue so that in the sharing have a new understanding of another. 

Saturday, September 15th @ 1 PM to 4 PM

Fee: $100

The Neighborhood Preservation Center: 232 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003.

To Sign Up: Send an email with a brief introduction/bio to Amina Henry at amina@millaycolony.org



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