Sangeeta Prasad

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Sangeeta Prasad

Part-Time Faculty


801 22nd St. NW, Suite 409L Washington DC 20052

Dr. Sangeeta Prasad is a liberation psychologist. She is the co-founder and Director of In The Streets, a non-profit dedicated to interrupting patterns of generational trauma in the mind and body in minority communities in Washington, DC. Dr. Prasad offers training around integrating systematic oppression into therapeutic process, treating body and mind in retraining the nervous system, and engaging in true reflective practice in service work. Dr. Prasad teaches at The George Washington University’s Human Services and Social Justice program. Her areas of expertise include cultural training focused on adapting psychological practice to meet the actual needs of minority communities, facilitating group dialogue focused on interrupting structures of internalized oppression, and early intervention to prevent the continuation of transgenerational trauma in families. Dr. Prasad obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in Spanish and International Studies, her Masters from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education in Risk and Prevention Counseling and her Doctorate in Psychology from The George Washington University. Dr. Prasad’s experience in cultural training stems from her position as Senior Advisor and Facilitator at Kindred, her training at the National Asian American Mental Health Institute (RAMS), her experience co-creating and supporting grassroots domestic violence interventions for BREDS India, and direct service work with vibrant, creative members of systematically oppressed communities who have taught her most of what she knows over the past twenty years.

B.A. Washington University in St. Louis

M.A. Harvard's Graduate School of Education

PhD George Washington University