Romanza McAllister, LCSW is a trauma informed psychotherapist, and a 2008 graduate of the Hunter College School of Social Work; where she majored in case management and group- work. In alignment with ADDA’s strong commitment to public service, Romanza is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. ( A public service organization) and the Brooklyn N.Y. chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. ( National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ) Over the past ten years Romanza has provided solution focused group/individual and family counseling within the inpatient and outpatient setting. Diagnosed with and grappling with symptoms of ADHD since the age of 10, she has personally found support groups to be an essential part of her healing and cultivating resilience. She has facilitated various support groups, with a focus on mutual aid, empowerment, and psycho-education. Support group topics have included job readiness, conflict resolution, interpersonal effectiveness, and stress management. In her current practice she works with adults who struggle with issues centered on codependency, racial identity, and acceptance of their ADHD diagnosis.