Natanael (Nata) Choi, MSW, CPSS

Natanael (Nata) Choi (he/they) is originally from Bolivia and is half Peruvian and half Korean. Nata identifies as a biracial, bicultural, and bilingual queer person who holds onto their identities with pride and strength. Nata currently works at Latino Behavioral Health Services as the Director of Peer Services. Nata has been working with the Latino community for over 4 years and has developed various psychoeducational programs for children and their parents, as well as an academic peer support program for school districts throughout the state of Utah. Nata is also the co-founder of Unidxs (Ooo-knee-dex), an organization focused on empowering and providing a space and voice for queer and Latinx people. Nata’s goal is to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in QTBIPOC communities and empower them through decolonized therapeutic interventions.