Tyesha Branch

Jenny Murphy

Program Director

  • After graduating from Columbia University with a Masters in Social Work, Tyesha spent the next two decades in nonprofit management. During that time Tyesha managed youth and education programs in Brooklyn, NY and youth and community programs in Orange County, Florida. Tyesha has a wealth of knowledge and experience in program development, management and evaluation. 
  • Tyesha is excited to join the team at the Youth Mental Health Project as she has both professional and personal experiences with working with individuals and families experiencing mental health challenges. Tyesha is passionate about reducing the stigma around mental health and empowering parents to be informed advocates for their children.  Tyesha lives in Florida with her school-aged son, two dogs and cat. During her free time, Tyesha enjoys traveling, gardening, and cheering on her son at his baseball games.