DJ Watson

he/him



DJ received his B.S. in Environmental Science and M.A. (with honors) in Marriage and Family Therapy from NEIU. He has over 15 years of experience working with individuals, families, communities, and organizations to identify and address issues of race, class, culture, sexuality, gender, and ethnicity in an ever-changing world. DJ is the Director of Therapeutic Support Services for Chicago non-profit, Support Staff. He works as a private consultant and has appeared on NPR as a relationship expert.

moderated by

Laura Louise Green, LPC



Laura is a licensed professional counselor and organizational consultant from Chicago, IL. After working in the hospitality & drinks industries for nearly 20 years, Laura utilizes her knowledge and skills as a trained and licensed mental health professional to facilitate training, growth, and healing within the hospitality sector. She studied at DePaul University, earning a Master's of Education in Community Counseling, and is currently studying Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London in the School of Business, Economics, and Informatics.