Faviola Augustin is a Chicanx born and raised along the U.S./Mexico border in Somerton, AZ living in Tucson as a Bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has been dedicated to the application of trauma-informed, anti-oppression, and feminist frameworks throughout her clinical work and life. Faviola uses a diversity of tools and techniques from being trained in cognitive, somatic practice, expressive arts, and mindfulness meditation. She works directly with migrant families and undocumented communities impacted by border militarization and immigration policies. Her experience has focused on the treatment of trauma and sexual violence.
Faviola also has spent years in Southern Arizona organizing for human rights and her community work also includes crisis support, consultant, and community facilitator. Some recent work involved organizing the Healing Justice Days, a collective healing space for social justice activists and community where alternative healing practices are offered by a diverse group of practitioners. She loves spending time with her family and friends, dogs, and with nature.