Writing Our Wellness


Dr.Cecilia Caballero

This episode features Dr. Ceclilia Caballero and Little Ceci. Cue the X-Files theme song and settle in with a journal and pen. Cynthia gets to know more about the poet and space holder, Cecilia Caballero. Cecilia hosts writing workshops that are brave and timely while confronting taboo topics like our anger and our ancestral wounds.

Based in Los Angeles, Dr. Cecilia Caballero (she/her/ella) is an Afro-Chicana poet, creative nonfiction writer, adjunct professor of Ethnic Studies, and co-editor of the bestselling book The Chicana Motherwork Anthology. Cecilia’s poetry and prose has been published in DrylandEpiphanyThe Acentos ReviewRaising MothersGathering: A Women Who Submit Anthology, and elsewhere and her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart and a Rhysling. She is also an alum of workshops and fellowships with Tin House, Macondo, and the Women’s National Book Association. As a teaching artist, Cecilia’s mission is to cultivate more communal spaces of storytelling and social justice for BIPOC folks and she has been invited to facilitate workshops at East Los Angeles College, the University of Arizona, and San Jose State University, among others. 
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Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Hi, I'm Cynthia Perez, your official Inner Child Hype Woman the founder of Rooted in Reflection. With over 15 years in social work, I’ve dedicated my career to helping people heal from intergenerational trauma and find joy through culturally sensitive healing spaces. I'm passionate about empowering the Latinx community and fostering creative healing for those often overlooked in traditional wellness programs. Whether you're joining a workshop, a wellness talk, or a retreat, my goal is to create a community-centered space where you can feel seen, heard, and healed.
Cynthia Alonzo Perez

Inner Child Hype Woman

Cynthia Perez, MSW, LCSW, is the founder of Rooted in Reflection. She’s an expert in intergenerational trauma and bilingual, culturally sensitive therapy, offering transformative workshops and retreats.

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