Elena Aranda, Mental Health Partners (MHP) Community Infant Program (CIP) psychotherapist, was select to receive the Harmon Award by the Colorado Association for Infant Mental Health in recognition of her leadership and contributions that elevate the infant mental health field in Colorado.
As a member of MHP’s CIP team, Elena facilitates empowerment groups for parents and addresses the unique cultural aspects and needs of Latino families. She also is part of the Compañeras program, which promotes the well-being of women, enhances their quality of life while expanding access to educational and cultural programs, develops political consciousness; and collectively mobilizes social justice actions. For the past 12 years the Compañeras program has held an annual summit that attracts hundreds of women and youth.
Elena, who has been in the Boulder community for over 22 years, is a proud mother of three and loves working in the community, side by side with her husband. Please join us in congratulation Elena on receiving this distinguished award!