Minaa B.
Minaa B.
Therapist and Wellness Coach

Minaa B., is a writer, wellness coach, therapist and mental health educator. With over eight years of clinical experience and a passion for both mental health and social justice, through writing, speaking, workshops and coaching, Minaa teaches people how to cultivate self-care and self-advocacy through the lens of boundaries and community-care.

Minaa’s knowledge around mental health is also attributed to her master’s degree in social work from New York University and has worked in both clinical and community-level settings. Being committed to mental health is not only a professional choice for Minaa, but it applies to her practice of teaching individuals self-care, learning the importance of knowing how to advocate for themselves and being educated on systems and interventions that can bring forth healing.

Based in NYC, Minaa is a contributing writing for Well + Good, host of the podcast, Your Body, Your Story, and has been featured in a variety of publications such as The Today Show, BBC, Essence, and more. She provides free mental health education on her instagram account where also engages with her audience through weekly community check-ins.

Leading Through Self-Care
Friday, October 29 | 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. PT

Self-care has become a buzzword in the wellness industry and is often classified as booking a vacation, taking a yoga class, going to the spa, or taking a warm bubble bath. Although these things sound simple and fun, they miss the mark when it comes to engaging in mental health management.

Our culture has confused self-soothing with self-care, and it’s leading people to go broke or feel frustrated because they have unrealistic measures of what it means to take care of themselves.

During this interactive session, Minaa is prepared to give you the tools that you need to succeed when it comes to sustaining your well-being both at home and in the office. There is a more effective and financially convenient way to take care of your mental well-being, and that involves self-care through the lens of boundaries, emotional awareness, and community-care. During this talk, you will learn best practices rooted in five dimensions to help you better manage your mental health.

Minaa will teach you:

  • The difference between self-care and self-soothing
  • Self-care in five dimensions: physical, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual 
  • Techniques for self-soothing to regulate your nervous system
  • Tips for setting boundaries with yourself and others
  • How to be a more effective leader through building emotional awareness