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Terna (Tayna) Tilley-Gyado

Terna (Tayna) Tilley-Gyado


Terna (Tayna) Tilley-Gyado is a liberian/nigerian/american facilitator, therapist and energy worker based in Western Massachusetts. She holds Masters degrees in International Conflict Analysis, Teaching, and Global Mental Health.  She has worked for GLSEN, the United Nations, and taught in New York City Public Schools among other adventures.

Terna has facilitated conflict resolution and social justice-related workshops for adults and adolescents for 17 years along with developing, implementing and coordinating peer mediation programs.


She has also worked as a clinician on a trauma response team focused on providing mental health and case management support for young people and families impacted by homicide and community violence. Terna practices the healing art of Jin Shin Jyutsu. She believes that the process of re-membering our sense of wholeness is an essential part of striving for social justice, and that transforming our relationship to our body is a fundamental part of the quest for liberation.

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