Our Beloved Team
T. Aisha Edwards, LMHC
Radical Rest Founder, Vision
Director and Primary Facilitator
T. Aisha Edwards, LMHC (xe/she) is a somatic trauma therapist and educator based in Vancouver WA. Xe received xer Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University and has concentrated on socialized oppressions, interpersonal violence, abuse and neglect in marginalized populations throughout xer decade-plus career.
Prior to private practice, xe worked in community mental health, high acuity treatment settings and was an adjunct faculty at Portland Community College.
Xe uniquely weaves Gestalt, Somatic Experiencing, Early Developmental Movement Therapies, NeuroEmotional Technique and concepts from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western and Indigenous Herbalism into a holistic approach to mental health that fosters the primary relationship with the body as the vehicle to wellness, wholeness and connection.
Aisha is also the co-host of Emergent Liberation Collective, a podcast about somatics and spirituality as instruments for personal healing and collective transformation.