Lily Cardasis holds a MA degree in Community Mental Health and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Originally an East Coast native, Lily has been living and working in the Bay Area for about 15 years as both an elementary/middle school educator and a child, family, and adult counselor. Lily brings to her work a strong value of social justice and racial equity issues, and strives to approach the families and students she serves with a deep respect and culturally responsive support. In her free time Lily enjoys cooking Greek recipes passed down through her family, hiking and exploring the Bay Area, and engaging with the activist movements surrounding her in Oakland. Lily will be available on Thursdays and Fridays during the school day to support families, students, and school staff. She can be reached by email at or by phone at 415.748.5297.