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Amy Dahlberg Chu
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Amy Dahlberg Chu

Amy Dahlberg-Chu is a writer, editor, and mental health worker living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was raised Catholic but found herself drawn to the principles of Unitarian-Universalism as an adult. Between 2003 and 2005, Amy and her husband Julian participated in the Netherlands Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship (NUUF) in Amsterdam, where Amy served as Editor of the NUUF’s newsletter, The Pilgrim. Amy’s family now attends the First Parish Unitarian-Universalist in Arlington, Massachusetts.

Amy earned her B.A. in History & Science from Harvard in 1995 and went on to work in scientific publishing. In 2007, she received an M.A. in American History from Brandeis University. In her graduate work, Amy focused on the history of medical social work and the role of Unitarian-Universalist thought in that movement.

In 2009, Amy decided that her true passion lay in helping others recover from mental illness. She did training in human services and became a Certified Peer Specialist (C.P.S.) in Mental Health Recovery in the State of Massachusetts. She has worked in several settings as a mental health outreach worker, peer counselor, and support group facilitator, using her own lived experience with mental illness to inform her service to others. Amy has also served as an editor and writer for Voices for Change, a mental health advocacy newsletter, since 2010.

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