Sabrina N’Diaye, PhD, LCSW-C, MDiv

Faculty, Certified Alumni | she/her

Dr. Sabrina N’Diaye, is a member of the CMBM Faculty. She has responded to multiple community traumas, including those in Las Vegas, Houston, Pine Ridge Reservation, New York City, Broward County, and the US Capitol. Certified in Mind-Body Medicine, she has also led teams of CMBM practitioners in Central Asia, Jordan, and Indianapolis. Dr. N’Diaye currently serves as a program advisor for the Hoosier Heartland Healing Collaborative, the Indiana Department of Corrections, and the US Council of Catholic Bishops. She, along with two CMBM Faculty, recently launched Embracing Buffalo, a project specifically designed to address the aftermath of the May 14th massacre in East Buffalo. Dr. N’Diaye also initiated the Big Mama Scholarship fund, a program designed to increase the number of CMBM-Certified African Americans.

Dr. N’Diaye is an integrative psychotherapist and founder of the Heart Nest Center for Peace and Healing in Baltimore, Maryland. There, she lovingly serves women, couples, other healers, and small groups. Her approach to healing is a blend of wisdom, science, and spiritual practices. Dr. N’Diaye frequently lectures on oppression, spirituality, stress management, substance use, self-care for healers, and the “magic” of connection for police departments, educators, flight attendants, corporations, peacebuilders, and aspiring healers. She is also a mentor to mental health professionals around the globe. Dr. N’Diaye also contributes to the Psychotherapy Networker magazine, and recently completed her first book, The Laugh of Love.

Dr. N’Diaye earned her PhD in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University, where she wrote her dissertation on the usage of guided imagery for African-American women. She is a devoted wife, mother, daughter, friend, and the sister of choice to countless people. She enjoys sewing, studying the teachings of Sufi healer Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal, reading, writing, eating with her fingers, and pretending to be a master gardener.