Dr. Janelle S. Peifer
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist - Academic - Speaker - Consultant
I wear a few hats. The thread that ties it all together?
A commitment to work aligned with my core raison d'etre:
liberation + wellness for all.
- Psychologist -
As a practicing psychologist committed to inclusive and identity-informed therapy, I work with individuals and couples. I specialize in work that involves complex trauma and significant life transitions. I enjoy deep work with high achieving Black and other women/non binary folx of color who want to move beyond success alone to holistic and meaningful thriving.
- Academic -
At the University of Richmond, I work as an assistant professor of psychology. My teaching and research focuses on college student development, emphasizing identity and intercultural competence development with an intersectional and strength-based lens. My second branch of research centers trauma and post-traumatic resilience and flourishing.
- Speaker + Consultant -
I collaborate with individuals, institutions, and organizations to facilitate dialogue, lead workshops/talks, engage with media, and consult.
Core Areas of Expertise:
- Private Private Practice Development + Scaling
- Identity, Diversity, Equity + Inclusion
- Trauma, Resilience, + Complex PTSD
- Mental Wellness + Healthcare
What's Dr. Janelle been up to?
Therapy for Black Girls
Dr. Janelle Talks Complex PTSD, Bridgerton on Therapy for Black Girls w/ Dr. Joy
In Session: The Official In Treatment Podcast
Dr. Janelle Co-Hosts the HBO Official Podcast for the Show
in 32+ States
Center for Inclusive Therapy + Wellness for Evidenced-Based + Equity-Focused Therapy