Lianna Dreyfus, M.A. holds
undergraduate degrees in Communication and Anthropology,
with an emphasis in Cultural Communication and Mayan
Lived, studied and worked in Mayan communities in
the Yucatan, including the capital city of Merida
as well as the ruins of Chichen Itza, Isla Mujeres
and Palenque. Her emphasis is in modern cultural
communication without violence, which is a traditional
predominant theme of Mayan culture.
Completed a graduate (M.A.) degree in Communication,
with an emphasis on Intergenerational Communication
and the development of self-esteem through familial
Worked in the area of domestic violence as an advocate
and counselor. She works with men, women and adolescents.
She works well with those recovering from childhood
Completed an MFT degree with an emphasis in trauma,
PTSD, grief and loss, including transportation crisis
Worked in the Recovery community, and enjoys working
with the most challenging clients, whether the behavior
be with methamphetamines, alcohol, eating disorders
or other compulsive behavior.
Received many grants and awards, including the prestigious
"Excellence in Equity" Education and Diversity
Award in Colorado.
Counseled first-generation children and immigrants,
and is familiar with the challenges that face them.
Worked at the University of Colorado for many years
as a counselor, administrator and program coordinator
for various speakers and artists. Visitors have
included Hillary Clinton, Nobel Peace Prize winners
Rigoberta Menchu and Bishop Desmond Tutu as well
as Presidential Poet Laureate Maya Angelou.
Taught music production and has worked on both the
Vans and Warped tours, worked with Dave Matthews,
Paul McCartney, Suzanne Vega, Bob Dylan and dozens
of others musicians over the years.
Served on many boards dedicated to culture, peace,
justice and health care. She consistently volunteers
in the community in multicultural environments.