Mari Alexander is both a medical provider and a psychotherapist, licensed as both a Physician Assistant in Family Practice and as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has worked and lived in multiple countries abroad from France and Central and Eastern Europe to Kenya and North and West Africa and has traveled in India, Nepal and SE Asia. Mari has drawn from her experiences in cultures other then her own as well as with diverse and often marginalized groups in the USA as an intercultural consultant and trainer. Her work in Cultural Competency has been further informed by her in-depth studies in Interpersonal Neurobiology and Compassionate Communication. The integration of her experiences and expertise is what she utilizes in her workshops to facilitate people’s effectiveness in teaming across cultures.