Anika Carter is the co-founder of Rooted LLC. She is an Oakland native currently rooted in Harlem.
Anika’s praxis and scope of work lie within the intersections of the individual and opportunities of growth, development, and restoration. Anika is a practicing clinical therapist and full-spectrum doula. She is committed to dismantling the stigma within mental health treatment and supporting individuals to identify their liberation toward healing. She has over eight years of community-centered experience, focusing on mental wellness and social advocacy.
Anika received her MSW from New York University and her B.A. from San Francisco State University. Anika looks to support individuals and communities to reconnect with themselves by empowering their agency, autonomy, and voice. Her organization, Rooted LLC, provides culturally responsive care centered on honoring the power of folks’ lived experiences and personal narratives. The emphasis on collective and communal approaches are within the fabric of Rooted and cement the People’s power.
With versed in personal and academic experiences, Anika is committed to uplifting marginalized communities and pushing past the status quo to provide radical and sustainable change.
ROOTED is committed to improving the mental and public health of the Black Diaspora by providing culturally empowering health services, resources, and social advocacy to promote hollistic wellnes