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Travis Spencer is a therapist, an army veteran, african drummer and a mindfulness teacher. Over the years, Travis has generously dedicated himself to serving African-Americans and communities of color through counseling families, young people, organizing drumming opportunities for kids of color, and co-founded a non-profit, the Institute of African American Mindfulness (IAAM), whose mission is to offer mindfulness and other healing practices to People of Color in Washington DC to support healing and empower through loving-awareness, and positive perspective of self, family, and community.

Travis is a graduate of Trinity Washington University with a Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. As a Mindfulness Teacher and Trainer,Travis fostered ongoing relationships and partnerships with MINDS Inc., EL Haynes Public Charter Schools, Run Hope Work, Eastern High School, and Educare DC. Additionally, He is works with the board of Early Childhood Innovation Network - MedStar Georgetown (ECIN), and Travis is an active board member of Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW).