Dedicated to liberation and healing Jené Toussaint, LMSW is continually inspired by authentic conversations and creating spaces where people feel supported and heard. Jene’s professional experience includes therapeutic, community organizing, and advocacy work with young adults in New York City.
Jené’s work and life are grounded in anti-oppressive, anti-capitalist principles and black feminist thought. As a black woman with roots in the American South and the Caribbean, she brings a commitment to understanding history, culture, and the impact that racism and other intersections have on individuals and communities. Continuously encouraged by examples of revolutionary practice, especially in communities of color, Jené has been involved in Cuba solidarity work, and grassroots organizing towards collective healing and social change. Jené is passionate about increasing our collective capacity to dismantle white supremacy and patriarchy as a pathway to liberation.
Jené has studied with several organizations/institutions such as: Training for Change, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center (PPSC), and Sacred Vibes Apothecary and People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond. She has taught at New York University Silver School of Social Work and has presented at various conferences, schools, and universities in the NY area. Jené is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of New York and holds a Master’s Degree (MSW) in social work from Silberman School of Social work. In addition to her practicing as a psychotherapist, Jené works as the Director of Staff and Student Support at a youth – development organization that focuses on experiential learning and mentoring with young adults.