Kongit earned her B.S. in Communication at the University of Southern California and her M.A. in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University. She’s been in private practice for 5 years and has worked as a consultant and therapist for 8 years.
Before beginning a career in mental health, Kongit worked in the First Lady’s Office of Communication in the White House, the Marketing Department at DreamWorks Films, as a Street DJ at KPWR Power 106 FM in Los Angeles, and won numerous Film, Television, and Commercial roles as an actress.
She’s given her skills and unique clinical perspective to organizations including Pacific Clinics, Telecare Corporation, Chrysalis Social Service Agency, The Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, California State University, Long Beach, Morehouse University, and Howard University.
As a leader in her field, Kongit was elected as the Membership Chair of the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists in Los Angeles..
She has also consulted at all levels of government ranging from Presidential to local elected officials, and served as Commissioner to the Department of Public Social Services for the County of Los Angeles.
As a published author and playwright, Kongit’s first book “She’s Worth the Chase” lead to appearances on Lifetime’s Morning Show “The Balancing Act”, The Huffington Post, The Associated Press, Ebony Magazine, and CBS Los Angeles. Her play “Landing of the Urban Rebels” won acclaim and was sponsored by the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists as an educational piece that informed Therapists about contemporary struggles African-American youth face.
Kongit has also been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Sentinel, University of Southern California’s magazine “The Daily Trojan” and Pepperdine University’s Magazine “Colleague”.
She devotes her professional time to helping good women build great lives, and creating products they adore.