Cheryl Aguilar is a Washington, DC based licensed independent clinical social worker, LICSW, LCSW-C, who has been working with the immigrant community for over a decade. She is the founder and lead therapist of Hope Center for Wellness, LLC a multicultural behavioral health practice focused on holistic healing. She combines her passion for micro work with macro work, advocating for the communities she serves.
In 2017, she created and leads Social Workers United for Immigration Task Group, a group led in conjunction with National Association of Social Workers DC Chapter, where she also served as a board member from 2016 to 2017. She is a member of the Latino Social Workers Organization, where she also volunteers in, the National Association of Social Workers and the Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work.
She has designed and implemented programs for the immigrant community including a stress and anxiety management psychoeducational group Emotions and Politics and helped launch the first TeleMental Health programs for Latinos in Washington, DC. Chery is currently completing a mindfulness teaching certification program.