Jessica (Jessi) Somogie is a part of the research and outreach team at the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion. Jessica studied Secondary Education and English with concentrations in Spanish and Creative Writing during her undergraduate at the College of Charleston. Teaching adolescents and working closely with children illuminated Jessica’s passion to contribute further to the field of mental health and psychology. Jessica’s interests lie in child advocacy, mental health, neuroscience, and bioethics. Mindfulness continues to be a transformative practice in Jessica’s life. As Jessica continues her education and involvement with the non-profit Adolescent Wellness, she is grateful to have the opportunity to join CMC’s community of Mindfulness and Compassion!