Ayo Maria Casey Gooden, Ph.D. is a Board Certified African Centered/Black Psychologist with a full-time, private practice in West Chester, PA. She is the Founder/CEO of Ma’at Institute. She specializes in countering racism, multi-cultural/bi-racial issues and works with all ethnic groups to build healthy Black and other Melanic (People of Color) communities. Dr. Ayo is the first in her family to earn a college degree. In 2008, she was honored as one of 33 Blacks to ever earn a Ph.D. since 1819 in psychology, from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned her MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a former university professor and administrator. She is a host on WCHE 1520AM radio talk show, Don’t Get It Twisted. She is the Past President of the Delaware Valley Association of Black Psychologists and the Co-Founder/First President of the Kentuckiana Chapter of Black Psychologists.