Sasha Mercedes was born on April 20, 1987, in Montgomery, Alabama. She is a single mother of two sons, a licensed professional counselor, author, radio host, professor, and inspirational speaker that is also the founder of a nonprofit organization called Sister’s 2nd Chance. Right now, she is finishing the coursework to achieve her Doctorate Degree in Philosophy of Psychology with a focus on General Psychology. She is a National Certified Counselor and her mission is to inspire and motivate as many individuals as possible. Sasha Mercedes is the radio host of a talk show called Klymax Sessions with Sasha under that platform of Power 108.9 in Atlanta. This radio show focuses on mental health concerns, relationship aspects, and providing motivational content. The sole priority is to motivate and inspire every individual that tunes into our show. Sasha Mercedes is the Chief Executive Owner of Sasha Mercedes, LLC, under this platform she attends interviews, attends speaking engagements, and has been featured in several magazines such as VoyageATL, Afroelle Magazine, ACHI Magazine, and Sheen Magazine. She also is the Chief Executive Owner of Inside and Out Consulting, LLC, and in this private practice, she provides mental health treatment as a counselor that focuses on trauma, relationships, and the LGBT community. Sasha Mercedes serves as the President and Founder of Sister’s 2nd Chance where the mission is to aspire and accommodate women and children who need someone to confide in through difficult phases. Their mission is to go above and beyond the reach and extend that sister’s touch for women who may be encountering abusive relationships, spousal misconduct, verbal, and psychological mistreatment, and those who are generally just having a rough time with life. With this program, she focuses on fortifying a strong sisterhood that promotes comradeship and confidentiality because we believe everyone deserves a second chance.
What does success look like to you?
Success looks like failures that have been utilized to create stepping stones for your growth and overall lifestyle enhancement.
What kind of impact do you want to have on the world?
I would like to impact the work by promoting healthy physical and mental health as a necessity for wealth and a happy life.
Have you authored a book? What is the title and synopsis for your book? What do you want readers to gain from your book?
It’s a Losing Battle But I Won, This book is about the obstacles that I have faced in my life and how I overcame them. I want people to be motivated to tell their story.
What is the name of your business? What type of business is it?
Inside and Out Consulting- Mental Health Private Practice, Sister’s 2nd Chance-nonprofit.
What made you choose this type of business?
I wanted to help people and guide them through challenges that they might be facing with finances, mental issues and etc.
What hurdles did you personally face in getting ready to open your business and how did you overcome them?
Fear, I Had to remind myself that I can do anything that I desire to.
Why did you choose entrepreneurship?
I chose it because I would like to inspire and lead others to entrepreneurship.
What would you say is your most driving motivation to keep doing what you to do?
Have you ever turned down a client?
Yes, every client is not your client. A real boss understands that with growth you do not even want everyone as your client, because they might not add positive value to your company. Or you might not be the best fit for them.
What are the goals you most want to accomplish in your business? What are the goals that you hold personally?
I would like to impact people globally through motivational speaking, providing services and also an increase of capital.
Did you have any key mentors or people who deeply influenced who you are, what you believe in and what you’re committed to in your work and life? Tell me about them.
I have been attending Stormy Wellington’s coaching sessions and the daily meditations that have allowed me to stay in alignment with what I have been focused on.
If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
Just Do It, Like Nike and Do not stop or give up.
What’s next for you in your business/brand? What can readers look forward to from you?
I have a new book and reality show that will be released this year.