Advocate & Refugee Interventionist
Freshta currently leads the Refugee Interventionist Program at Cornerstone Family and Marriage Intervention. She spearheads intervention sessions that incorporate, but are not limited to, clients with PTSD, anger management, and domestic violence. She oversees a team that implements emotional wellness workshops for refugee teens and adults. She is also the Managing Director of FT Translation Services. She has acquired extensive translation experience through continual collaboration with renowned media outlets, such as Dan Rather Reports and The New York Times. Freshta has supervised several translation and subtitling projects for distinguished documentaries and movies, in addition to material pertinent to the 2020 Elections.
Freshta teaches Behavioral Health Interpretation courses to various groups including mental health providers in NOVA and hosts and Afghan TV show that discusses community issues, including civic engagement. Before becoming an interventionist, Freshta advocated for individuals and families through her position as a Director for an agency providing culturally sensitive services to the underserved, marginalized Middle Eastern and South Asian population. As a subject matter expert, Freshta has advised and lectured on various topics relating to domestic violence and refugee rights.