Thea Monyeé is an accomplished self identified Black Woman Creative with credits including appearances on HBO, BET, Spectrum, OWN, Fox Soul, and TV One; performances at the legendary Ford Amphitheater and House of Blues in Los Angeles; countless college tours, presentations and keynotes; and commissions to perform for the NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, and other national organizations.
Monyeé’s unapologetic work stems from her unwavering commitment to healing and her belief that true healing can only occur in a liberated and non-oppressive society. Monyeé is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has contributed to online publications such as o For Harriet, UpSpoken, and Black Girl in Om online publications; co-host of Dem Black Mamas podcast- Kinship Partner of Black Mamas Matter Alliance and art contributor to Project Row Houses 50th Round on Race, Health, & Motherhood; solo host of Shaping The Shift Podcast; and Director of Decolonization for the multimedia platform Black Girl Mixtape and co-creator of The Free Joy Experience; co-creator of EverWell, and intervention and education program to promote wellness for artists and their teams; as well as curator of The Blacker The Brain Decolonizing Mental Health Cohort, Campaign, and Conversation. Monyeé has partnered with corporations such as SnapChat, Spectrum, presented at the first annual CantuXCurlboxMasterclass, and is currently featured as a GoDaddy Maker to discuss mental health in marginalized communities and accessing joy & pleasure. She is the founder of MarleyAyo, a creative wellness consultation company focused on creating and nurturing a multi-dimensional eco-system that prioritizes the reintegration of spirit and liberation through education, media, consulting, and land stewardship.
Monyeé enjoys creating work that dives into the intersections of healing through decolonization of joy, pleasure, and mental health. She serves as a contributor to SayWordLA and a board member of Manhood Camp for At-Risk males. Her most recent work Blood & Bajareque is available now through theamonyee.com/shop. Monyeé’s Murmurs of a MadWoman: An Unconventional Memoir is available through Amazon. She is a signed fiction writer with Dystel, Goderich & Bourret with upcoming projects as well. She is currently studying to add certified sex therapist to her list of credits.
She currently serves as a contributor on a policy working group supporting the objectives of the 2021 U.S. COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
Blood & Bajareque
Blood & Bajareque uses free language to explore the varied landscape of lineage, identity, and love. Inspired by her own ancestors, Thea Monyeé offers readers a portal into their personal journeys of self exploration, by welcoming them into the deepest parts of her own.