Nidya Ramirez Ibarra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who practices in Spanish, English, and Spanglish at a non-profit organization in Escondido, CA. In her work Nidya consults with Latinx immigrant families, individuals, and children who have experienced intimate partner violence and sexual abuse. Nidya received her Bachelor’s degree in Feminist Studies with an emphasis in law, politics, and social change and a minor in History from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Afterwards, she completed a Master’s degree in Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from San Diego State University. Prior to entering the mental health field Nidya worked alongside Latinx immigrants in North County San Diego building power, social change, and community. As an undocumented immigrant with a DACA status herself she is aware of how systems and institutions of power directly affect the mental health and wellbeing of many Latinx immigrants in her community. Nidya’s personal and professional experiences have drawn her to Narrative therapy, social constructionist practices.