About

Kathleen is the founder of Melanin Rich Wellness Inc., a Holistic Health centered company dedicated to optimizing the physical, mental and spiritual health of the Black community using African Holistic Health.

Kathleen has the following Certifications:

  • Holistic Nutritionist
  • Nutrition and Wellness Consultant
  • Vaginal Steam Practitioner
  • Yin Yoga Instructor
  • End-of Life (Death) & Mourning Doula

She is also an Herbalist, Intermittent Fasting Guru, and Traditional Hoodoo Practitioner. She is a contributing columnist for the Health Matters section of The Challenger Newspaper. She is also a self-published author of the following books:

The Black Girl’s Guide to Healing: 10 Ways to Achieve a Healthy, Pain Free Period

Confessions of an Emotional Eater: 7 Ways to Gain Freedom Over Your Fork

A Sojourn Back Home: A Collection of Poems

F**k Boy Free: 10 Ways to Repel F**k Boys and Attract the Man of Your Dreams

The Black Girl’s Guide to Radical Self-Love

One Day at a Time: 444 Inspiring Quotes

Kathleen provides revolutionary seminars and workshops emphasizing self-healing and self- realization through radical self-love, intermittent fasting, plant-based nutrition, Black Radicalism, and African based spirituality.

From a very early age Kathleen was raised to have a strong black consciousness and her inherent revolutionary spirit was cultivated. This black consciousness coupled with a heavy influence of black liberation theology and Hoodoo has fueled her love and commitment to empower and educate her people.

Kathleen is a Buffalo, NY native. She is a graduate of the City Honors School and the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB). She received a BA in Sociology and BS in Business Administration (Registered Accounting Program). She also received her Masters in Health Administration and Public Health from D’Youville College. She has worked over a decade in the Accounting profession as a Tax Auditor, Tax Outreach Specialist and Senior Accountant.

Kathleen LOVES writing, Yin Yoga, running outdoors, and Power/Olympic lifting. But most of all, she loves being “mama” to her bright and shining star; her daughter Layla.

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