Beatrice Hyacinthe

Psychotherapist, LCSW / Instructor


Beatrice Hyacinthe is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Co- Founder of Love & Kindness Wellness Services, LLC.

Beatrice is a Supervisor and a psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field and has worked in various settings, providing services to adults, adolescents, couples and families. Some of the presenting concerns include severe and persistent mental illness, HIV/AIDS, complex trauma, immigration and acculturation hardship, grief, life transitions, LGBTQ and racial identities.

Beatrice practices from a strengths-based, body-focusing, land-based lens with an emphasis on mindfulness, wellness and spirituality. Beatrice is a Shamanic practitioner, and initiated under the spiritual guidance of Irma StarSpirit Turtle Woman. She is also a Reiki level II practitioner and incorporates these healing systems into her work.

Beatrice was part of the Social Work and Diversity program at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and completed the Year long Live clinical supervision.

Beatrice is an Indigenous Focusing Oriented Therapist (IFOT) and Trainer. IFOT, incorporates Indigenous worldview and Focusing oriented therapy towards healing complex trauma.

When she is not practicing in New York City, she is busy teaching and training closely with Shirley Turcotte, founder of IFOT. Beatrice is a lead instructor for the NYC IFOT programs and has been traveling for the last 4 years to teach and coach in various IFOT programs in Minneapolis, Duluth, Leech Lake Reservation, MN and in Toronto and Timmins, CA. Beatrice is also the Lead Instructor for the Indigenous Tools for Living (ITFL) program.

Beatrice is fluent in Haitian Creole and Provides services in both English and Haitian Creole.

Approved Biography 5.1.2020