Julia Chait, recently earned a BA in Psychology and will continue her interest in Psychology, mental health, and supporting youth as she attends graduate school this upcoming year to pursue a Ph.D. in School Psychology. Julia has been volunteering at GDS since 2021 as a Youth Worker/Mental Health Advocate. She co-led a group of 15 inner-city youth through counseling, wellness workshops, and education, helping the youth to foster teamwork and communication skills, as well as assist in interview preparation and resume building. She also works to promote and support GDS’ community advocacy campaign. Julia and Dr. Gary created the Healthy Mind Series, intended to provide the community with mental health awareness, education, support, counseling, and tools to cope and find professional help. She is a dedicated and avid worker here at GDS.