Ayauna Sumpter, LCSW
Ayauna Sumpter is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate a part of the Multicultural Health Program. Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Ayauna received her Bachelor of Social Work from East Carolina University and her Master of Social Work from North Carolina Central University. Ayauna has spent many years supporting adolescents, young adults and families in various settings such as public schools, mental health and substance abuse crisis centers and private practice spaces. Ayauna’s professional interests include working with the LGBTQIA+ community, depression, anxiety, attachment and relationship concerns as well as highlighting the importance of a body mind approach. She believes in cultivating safe spaces for under served communities with hopes of providing accessible and acceptable mental health support to those individuals. Outside of CAPS Ayauna enjoys nature walks with family and friends, exploring new bookstores, coffee shops and restaurants.