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