Embraced:Fully interview with Dr. Porshia Haymon, Chief Program Officer at Café Momentum [Video]

Watch the replay of our interview with Dr. Porshia Haymon, Chief Program Officer at Café Momentum in Dallas, Texas:

About our guest

Dr. Porshia Haymon, affectionately known as Dr. P by those associated with Cafe Momentum, is the Chief Program Officer at Café Momentum in Dallas. She is a clinical psychologist and has been with the organization for five years. Café Momentum is a nonprofit that provides a paid post-release internship for justice-involved youth. Dr. Haymon’s work focuses on providing mental health services to the youth served, as well as equipping staff with skills to work with this population, while also implementing programing to provide youth with life skills, education, and employment opportunities. Additionally, Dr. Haymon has been employed by The Chicago School of Psychology, Dallas Campus as an adjunct professor. Dr. Haymon enjoyed her role as an adjunct professor because it provided her with an opportunity to assist future psychologists with expanding their minds and goals as it relates to their role in the field of psychology. Prior to beginning her work at Café Momentum, Dr. Haymon was a Mental Health Clinician for Dallas County at Medlock Residential Treatment Facility and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology for Richardson ISD.

Dr. Haymon is originally from Mississippi and completed her degrees at Xavier University of LA and Jackson State University. She is a parent of a 16-year-old daughter and enjoys reading and time with family. Dr. Haymon enjoys her current role with Café Momentum because of opportunities to help change the trajectory of the lives of youth with whom she works, as well as the opportunity to share with the community about the work Café Momentum is doing.

More information about Cafe Momentum: https://cafemomentum.org/

Dr Porshia Haymon, Chief Program Officer at Café Momentum

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