The Trauma Center at JRI
location_on United States
Member since 3 years
Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
Dominique Malebranche, Ph.D. is the Program Coordinator for Project REACH, a national anti-human trafficking program. In her work with Project REACH, she offers short-term assessment and mental health services to survivors of sex and labor trafficking, including foreign-born and domestic survivors of all ages. She also offers training and consultation to anti-trafficking professionals throughout the U.S. She is also a postdoctoral fellow in clinical psychology at the Trauma Center at JRI, one of the nation's leading agencies in the study and treatment of the psychological impact of trauma exposure. Dr. Malebranche has previously served leadership roles on the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition and 2nd Annual Global Sex Trafficking Conference of the Sex-trafficking Awareness, Freedom & Empowerment Coalition for Human Rights. She has delivered trainings on complex trauma, gender-based violence, exploitation and multicultural issues. She received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri in Columbia and completed her internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Her professional interests include sexual violence and exploitation, sexualization of women, contemplative approaches and global contexts for enhancing cultural competencies.