Jarmichael Harris and Dr. Kristine De Jesus are counselors specializing in working with people in Recovery from mental illness and Substance Use Disorder. Each episode they will meet with colleagues and friends to discuss how the intersections of race, class, gender, and agism impact access to recovery.
Welcome to Engage Recovery Presents: Meeting at the Intersection! Co-hosts Jarmichael Harris and Dr. Kristine De Jesus introduce you to the podcast and what has brought us to the topic of intersectionality.
About the Hosts:
Jarmichael R. Harris, MS, LCAS
As Founder and CEO of Engage Recovery, Meeting at the Intersection is a nice balance to Jarmichael’s other podcast show, Professional Culture the Podcast. Jarmichael’s social media savvy has helped him to reach audiences across the country and be featured on several recovery oriented podcasts as well as writing for WorkIt Health and Recovery Campus Magazine. As a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Harris brings a unique perspective to addressing chemical dependency and a failed War on Drugs.
Dr. Kristine De Jesus, Psy.D, MAOB
Dr. De Jesus is an author, entrepreneur, recovery and social justice activist. She is the founder of The Wellness Cooperative, a wellness center dedicated to serving BIPOC folx in recovery from Substance Use Disorder. Dr. De Jesus attended Rutgers University where she earned a BA in Psychology and Puerto Rican Studies. She holds a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Alliant International University, and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology where she specialized in Cross Cultural and Health Psychology. Dr De Jesus’s area of expertise is recovery, equity, intersectionality and strategies for reducing health disparities.