PARKER

A. K. Parker, (they/them) is a Black, Queer, and Non-binary registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Parker is a graduate from Loma Linda University's Masters of Science in Counseling Program, earning their degree in both School and Clinical Counseling. They have a wealth of experience leading support groups for LGBTQ+ students, notably working as a group facilitator for Transgender/Non-Binary students at the University of California, Riverside and The Claremont Colleges. They currently serve as a board member for Inland Empire Prism Collective (IEPC), helping to develop programs that assist and advocate for the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth of color in San Bernardino. By mindfully being aware of their own intersectionality and experience of being a Black and Gender Non-binary individual, Parker brings passion and commitment to fostering an environment where marginalized groups feel safe and supported in navigating through their unique journeys. 

Not all storms come to destroy, some come to clear your path. There is always a lesson and a blessing in hardships.

- Parker