Ebony White, PhD
Ebony White has worked in community mental health for over 17 years with incarcerated women and men, homeless adults, clients with severe and persistent mental illness, clients with dual diagnoses, and adolescents with cognitive, behavioral and addictions concerns. Her advocacy and clinical work are currently centered on mental health in Black communities locally, nationally and globally. In addition, she conducts multicultural and mental health training for teachers, clergy, law enforcement and professional organizations.
White teaches courses in cognitive behavioral counseling, group counseling, substance use counseling and case management. Her research agenda is advocacy and social justice within the African American community with specific attention to the experiences of African American women and girls raised by women. She also conducts research on multicultural issues in transracial adoption.