Alicia Cobb, MSW, LCSW is a mental health Therapist who relocated to Charlotte, NC from Los Angeles, CA about 2 years ago. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University for her undergraduate degree and Howard University for her Master's degree—both in Social Work. Alicia currently runs her own private practice, Building Endurance PLLC where she provides outpatient therapy to children and adults. She also teaches part-time in a Master's of Social Work program out of Simmons College, UNC Charlotte, and Winthrop University. Her platforms include advocating for healthy relationships, female empowerment, and decreasing the stigma around mental health. Alicia walks firmly in her faith and believes sincerely in the power of change. She enjoys marathon running, writing poetry, reading and playing with her dog, affectionately known as Benji. Alicia co-hosts a mental health podcast 2 Elephants in the Room with a colleague. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, the National Urban League, and Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce. Last year she was a proud honoree of the Top 30 under 30 award by the Charlotte Black Chamber of Commerce.