“Every morning that you wake up, you have been given the courage to live.”

-ANGELA MARIE HUTCHINSON | author of Create Your Yes!

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Therapist Alexandria Mezyad graduated from Penn State University with her Bachelors in Psychology. And in 2017 she graduated from Naropa University, with her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Mindfulness and Transpersonal psychology.

For the past 6 years, she has been working with forensic populations, providing both group and individual therapy to men who have committed sexual offenses. Additionally, she works for a mental health agency where she specializes and treats populations who struggle with depression, anxiety, LGBTQ and transitioning, suicide ideation, personality disorders, grief and sexual disorders.

Alexandria is passionate about educating and informing community on importance on improving mental health. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, writing, photography, acting, and traveling.

Her non-judgmental and welcoming style of therapy encourages people to embrace their shadow side in order to integrate and accept all aspects of their personality. She welcomes creativity and has many interests that she incorporates into her therapy such as, Jungian psychology, dreamwork, psychodrama, and Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey”. She has a direct yet nurturing approach and enjoys challenging clients to strive for their best potential. Alexandria’s love for travel and embracing culture has made her passionate about social and cultural issues, which she implements into her therapy. Her holistic approach creates a safe place to share difficult emotions and embrace the pain and challenges of life.

Certified in Suicide Prevention, Angela Marie Hutchinson is a television and film producer, author, TV commentator, and former social media professor. Recognized as a media and arts trailblazer by the U.S. Congress, Los Angeles mayor, and Los Angeles city council, Angela has over fifteen years of experience in the entertainment industry. She has worked for MGM, Warner Bros. Television and the GRAMMY’s. In 2005, Angela founded BReaKiNG iNTo HoLLyWooD, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that helps creative and business professionals pursue their careers.

Based on Angela’s popular TEDx Talk, “Create Your Own Yes, When You Keep Hearing No,” she landed a mainstream book deal with Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House Audio published the audiobook. In 2021, Angela was hired by Brat TV as the showrunner and director for a Facebook Watch comedy series, Something About Larray. As a screenwriter, Angela wrote Oprah Winfrey Network’s original holiday movie, “A Christmas for Mary,” which continues to air on OWN as a holiday classic. Originally from the Midwest, Angela earned her B.S.E. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Cross-Media Journalism certificate from USC. Previously, she has worked as a social media professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

For nearly a decade, Angela has produced a diverse portfolio with her media company, BiH Entertainment. She also works as a career coach, public speaker and business consultant. Angela’s clients call her The Dream Builder. Repped at The Gersh Agency, Angela has active development deals with top production companies. As a show creator, Angela served as executive producer of the Facebook Watch series, “Asking for a Friend,” hosted by Vanessa Simmons. As a filmmaker, Angela wrote, produced and cast the feature film, “Hollywood Chaos,” also starring Vanessa Simmons. The movie aired on Hulu and currently streams on NBCUniversal’s Peacock. She also produced and directed a feature PBS documentary. Angela is an active member of the Television Academy.

As a live commentor and contributor, Angela has appeared on BBC, CBS and NPR. In her work as a journalist and moderator for live events, she has interviewed over 500 executives in the fields of business, entertainment, technology and law. For the 90th Academy Awards, BBC World News invited Angela to be a Live Commentator to cover Hollywood’s biggest night–the Oscars! In her leisure time, Angela enjoys reading books and exploring new parks with her three children and rocket scientist husband of 19 years. Her favorite drink–drip coffee of course!

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