Alyssa “Lyss” Cypher (they/them) is a an educator, consultant, and coach in radical mental health and disability justice, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Lyss is a writer and artist, focusing on self-expressions of trauma, madness, and neurodiversity through art and somatics. Their work centers self-determination over our own narratives through the mediums of poetry, hand-cut collage, movement, and cross-stitch.
Lyss currently serves as the Director of Liberatory Education at Write Pittsburgh and works as a Disability Justice Educator + Coach / Tech Support Lead at PeoplesHub. They are open to proposals for contracts and ongoing collaborations.