February 28, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Virtual Forum

Pro Bono Counseling’s CHAI program presents

Conversations over Chai

A FREE bimonthly virtual community forum for South Asian Marylanders

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Featured Facilitator: Harita Raja, MD

First Forum Topic: Mental Health in our Community

Join Pro Bono Counseling’s CHAI program as we kick off the bimonthly series, “Conversations over Chai.” Featured facilitator, Dr. Harita Raja, will moderate a virtual discussion on topics relevant to South Asian Marylander community members. This forum will be held on the third Tuesday every other month beginning in February 2023. The inaugural topic for discussion will be: Mental Health in our Community.

Additional topics planned for upcoming sessions include:

  • Finding Your Identity
  • The Truth about Self Care
  • Family Relationships
  • Parenting Between Generations
  • Intergenerational Trauma

Reserve your spot today!

Facilitator Bio: Harita Raja, MD

Harita Raja, MD is a board certified reproductive psychiatrist who specializes in women’s mental health. Dr. Raja founded Bethesda Women’s Mental Health to provide women with a place to obtain compassionate and evidence based psychiatric care. Dr. Raja is dedicated to educating women and the community about women’s mental health and the avenues for treatment using a holistic perspective.

Dr. Raja received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. She completed her psychiatry residency at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, in Washington, DC, after serving as chief resident in her final year. Dr. Raja has published numerous articles and a book chapter about women’s mental health. She has also presented her work at various local and national psychiatric meetings. Dr. Raja is dedicated to educating women and the community about women’s mental health and the options for treatment using a holistic perspective.

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Session will be held online via Zoom.

By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by the following code of conduct:

Workshop Code of Conduct

Pro Bono Counseling (PBC) is dedicated to providing a positive continuing education experience for everyone of all backgrounds and identities. We do not tolerate disrespectful behavior or harassment of workshop participants, facilitators, or PBC staff in any form. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of characteristics that include but are not limited to: gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, citizenship, veteran status, pregnancy status, race, ethnicity, or religion. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, PBC may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning or expelling the offender from the event with no refund.