Dr. Janelle S. Peifer, LCP

Psychologist - Academic - Speaker + Consultant

I wear a few hats.  The thread that ties them all together?

A commitment to work aligned with my core raison d'etre:

wellness for all

Foggy Forest

- 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 big life transitions. I enjoy deep work with high achieving Black and other women of color who want to move beyond success alone to holistic and meaningful thriving.

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- Academic -

At the University of Richmond, I work as an assistant professor of psychology. My research focuses on college student development, emphasizing identity and intercultural competence development. My second branch of research centers trauma and post-traumatic resilience and flourishing, particularly during the perinatal period.

Foggy Forest

- Speaker + Consultant -

I partner with individuals and organizations to provide workshops, podcasts, dialogue facilitation, talks, media features, + consultation services.

Core Area of Expertise:

- Diversity, Equity + Inclusion

- Trauma + Racial Trauma

- Mental Health + Healthcare

- Private Practice Development

What's Dr. Janelle up to these days?


Therapy for Black Girls



Dr. Janelle Talks Complex PTSD, Bridgerton on Therapy for Black Girls w/ Dr. Joy

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In Session: The Official In Treatment Podcast

Dr. Janelle Co-Hosts the HBO Official Podcast for the Show In Treatment

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in 25+ States!

Center for Inclusive Therapy + Wellness Launches to Provide Evidenced-Based + Equity-Focused Therapy