Bewindi Bobb, LCSW, is a native of Saint Lucia and has worked in the field of Social Work since 2006. She holds a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. She began her career as a therapist in a residential treatment center working primarily with teens, but she also enjoyed family therapy. She has worked in medical social work, in Utilization Management and has also served as a Clinical trainer and consultant. Bewindi was integral in developing an Intensive Outpatient Program for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and those with mental health diagnoses. She continues to work in the field of mental health in leadership roles and also started her own private practice, where she continues to serve teens, families, and professionals. Bewindi has always desired to help people through her professional career and enjoys seeing the growth in her clients. She deeply values diversity in practice and proudly serves clients from various cultural, ethnic, personal, and professional backgrounds. Her greatest piece of advice would be to listen with the goal of understanding others' perspectives, rather than with the goal of being understood. Bewindi is a member of the NASW because she desires to represent the profession well. She currently serves as a board member for NASW-TN as the Professional Issues Representative. She also appreciates the discounted training opportunities and is honored to represent her professional field through her membership.