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Mahroo Moshari
Mahroo Moshari, LMSW, is a Consultant on Education and Multicultural Mental Health Issues in New York City with an extensive background working as a Psychotherapist, Teacher, Counselor, Social Worker, Supervisor, and Senior Project Director. She is currently a UN representative for the International Association of Applied Psychology and a member of the Psychology Coalition, NGO Committees on Human Rights, Children’s Rights and Mental Health.

Ms. Moshari is the founder and director of a unique summer youth program committed to assisting adolescents understand social diversity through developing multicultural competency. She was selected by the NYC Commission on Women’s Issues as one of thirty-one women who have made a difference as part of NYC Women: Make it Here, Make it Happen” celebrating Women’s History Month.

She also has a strong affinity with the color navy blue.

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Entries by Mahroo Moshari

Why #MentalHealthMatters

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM

I am so excited and pleased to hear that the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has announced the theme for this year's International Day of Youth on August 12 is mental health. They have launched a campaign called #MentalHealthMatters. Finally, a UN campaign focusing...

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At 12:57 p.m. EST Celebrate Life With Happiness

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 2:54 PM

With the arrival of the Spring Equinox, March 20th is a very special and harmonious day that calls for plenty of celebration. Not only is it the Day of Nowruz, an ancient Persian holiday which marks the New Year and 1st day of Spring, but it is the second time...

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Legendary Queen of Pop Sings in Queens, NY

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2014 | 8:06 AM

After a week of meetings at the UN celebrating the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) and Women's History month, running around Manhattan with our subway system undergoing construction, and seeing my clients to support their emotional well-being, I thought it was time for me to take a...

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Mandela's Vision for America

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2013 | 11:46 AM

"The Universal Declaration of Human Rights served as the vindication of the justice of our cause." -Nelson Mandela

This year we should all dedicate the United Nations' Human Rights Day on December 10 to the life of Nelson Mandela, who has inspired all of us as a living embodiment...

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Obama's Helicopter Stirs High Spirits in Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 12:22 PM

Every Friday I work at a mental health clinic in Brooklyn in a predominantly African-American neighborhood. Between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., I have a caseload of 20 clients with diagnoses ranging from severely mentally ill to mild depression and from six years old to 65 years old. Last Friday...

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Happy Mental Health Day To All

(1) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 12:24 PM

On October 10, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Committee on Children's Rights at the United Nations commemorated World Mental Health Day, an official U.N. international day, with a side event on children's psychosocial wellbeing. The event was titled, "Children's Health and Psychosocial Wellbeing as Foundational Factors in Sustainable Development," and featured...

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Navy Blue Vision Coming Into Fruition

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 10:14 AM

After a long week of General Assembly debates, the U.S. State Department sent the Iranian President back to his country with an ancient gift created at the time of Cyrus the Great. I see my navy blue vision coming into fruition.

As I followed each moment of the 68th...

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Persian Girl's Navy Blue Vision

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 2:54 PM

Saturday, September 21st is the United Nations International Day of Peace. I am excited to join British filmmaker, Jeremy Gilley, whose award winning documentary Peace One Day has successfully created peace-building and reconciliation over the past few years. His theme this year is, "Who will you make peace with?"

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