Dr. Tamara Warren Chinyani
is a mental health advocate, educator, scholar, and former public health employee, with over 15 years of experience working with underserved populations. As a sought after public speaker and trainer, Dr. Warren Chinyani established Cultural Choice Training and Consulting Solutions in 2011 which specializes in creating workshops and training strategies for a variety of topics including cultural competence, mental health education and outreach, and crisis communications.Dr. Warren- Chinyani focuses on creating strategies to raise awareness about the signs and symptoms of mental illness in African and African American populations. She’s partnered with Historically Black Colleges and Universities and African American churches to promote Mental Health First Aid, an international program designed to increase knowledge of signs, symptoms, and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions.
Through her efforts, Warren Chinyani has been featured in Religion News Services, Afro.Com, American Urban Radio Network, Mental Health Weekly, The Washington Post and CBS News (Baltimore and Washington, D.C.) for her work in mental health education and outreach. Dr. Warren Chinyani’ s latest work The Closets Are Full, offers insightful tips and strategies women can use to make healthy life choices and is scheduled for release in December 2015.