The Kennedy Center

DJ Battiest-Tomasi



Biography

DJ (Deborah Jan) Battiest-Tomasi is a Choctaw - Chickasaw woman whose joy of service has been in the Sundance Ceremonies of the Lakota’s. She plays the flute for clients / patients in her current practice for the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic. She has worked in the mental health field for 22 years and for the Native American population since 1998. DJ has a Master's degree in Behavioral Studies and is currently under supervision for the Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor license. Additionally, she is a Nationally Certified Psychologist United States (Master's Level.) She has been honored to participate in the Indian Health Service National Health Promotion / Disease Prevention Initiative of the Healthy Native Communities Fellowship for 2010 and presently as alum.
DJ Battiest-Tomasi