Nia Patterson

Nia Patterson


Nia Patterson (They/Them) is a well-respected Black and Queer mental health advocate, social activist, artist, content creator, podcaster, and business and body image coach. They are the creator behind @TheFriendINeverWanted and the artist behind @SelfLoveToolChest. They are also the host and producer of the Body Trauma Podcast @BodyTraumaPod. Their work is mainly centered around Eating Disorder Recovery, Body Liberation, Fat Activism, LGBTQIA2S+, and Body Acceptance work. Nia is passionate about advocating for people in marginalized bodies and seeks to bring resources to those who do not readily see representation and healthcare for themselves. If you're interested in working with them please reach out to them at [email protected].

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