Terna has served her community as a Clinical Trauma Responder working with young people impacted by community violence; as a NYC public school teacher; at the United Nations; through a national anti-bullying non-profit; and as a co-writer and performer for the show Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love . Terna holds Masters degrees in Counseling & Global Mental Health; International Conflict Analysis and; Adolescent Education. She has lived on three continents, making a life for herself in six different countries, learning about the vast and beautiful diversity in cultures and the nature of the human spirit every step of the way.
Terna’s life of travel, education, and advocacy has led her to a deep awareness of health, healing, and overall wellness in herself and others. She is interested in the inner (r)evolutions we all experience and how they show up in relationships between our inner dichotomies (ex. fierce and tender, hard and soft, seen and unseen).