Ari is a graduate student of Community Mental Health at California Institute of Integral Studies. She has been doing mental health work with youth from preschool to continuation high school all over the Bay Area in homes, schools, partial hospitalization programs, and best of all, in nature. Dyslexic and ADD herself, Ari loves working with other divergent people and their families towards thriving and self-advocacy in whatever ways suit them best. In her free time Ari loves to make art, share stories, and hang out with the cows in Tilden Park.​​