Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are fundamental to our mission

We strive to foster a work environment where every employee is seen, 
valued, and heard.

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Embracing DEIB in all we do

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) at Lyra is essential to the way we deliver culturally responsive care, build and manage our provider network, and support holistic efforts to strengthen DEIB in workplaces around the world—including our own.

David Ebersman, Lyra co-founder and CEO
“We know high-quality mental health care that values all aspects of someone’s identity has been proven to lead to significantly better outcomes. To deliver on these, we factor DEIB into every decision we make in our company and our product. We are committed to continual improvement.” David Ebersman, He/His

Lyra co-founder and CEO

David Ebersman, Lyra co-founder and CEO
“We know high-quality mental health care that values all aspects of someone’s identity has been proven to lead to significantly better outcomes. To deliver on these, we factor DEIB into every decision we make in our company and our product. We are committed to continual improvement.” David Ebersman, He/His

Lyra co-founder and CEO

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Care that celebrates what makes each person unique

People come to Lyra with a range of needs, backgrounds, and abilities that influence their response to mental health support. Our diverse network of providers delivers comprehensive mental health support rooted in culturally responsive care, an approach that accounts for the impact of cultural backgrounds on each person’s care experience.

42%

of Lyra providers self-identify as people of color, compared to 12% of APA providers in the U.S.

42% of Lyra providers self-identify as people of color, compared to 12% of APA providers in the U.S.

“I connected with my therapist literally right away. She knows how to speak my language and I don't have to waste time explaining to her who I am and what I went through because she knows.”

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13%

of Lyra providers self-identify as LGBTQIA+

“I'm thrilled to be part of a cutting-edge, culturally responsive mental health startup who values both clinical excellence as well as professional and personal development for its providers.”

Dorin Captari-Scirri LPC, LCPC, LPCC
Blended care therapist
59%

of Lyra providers are trauma-informed

59% of Lyra providers are trauma-informed
23

languages spoken by Lyra providers

23 languages spoken by Lyra providers

“At Lyra, what makes us unique isn't just tolerated, it is celebrated. We are empowered to challenge the status quo and explore new ways of thinking, as influenced by our intersectionality and lived experiences.”

Thao Tran
Senior operations associate, 
blended care therapy
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Resources to empower DEIB at work

Lyra helps today’s global business leaders embrace DEIB at all levels of their organizations. We help transform the way company leaders, managers, and employees recognize individual identities and support each other through trainings, workshops, and educational opportunities.

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