Elizabeth Bowman, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Gallaudet University. She is also a minor domestic sex trafficking survivor, anti-trafficking advocate, mother of two teens, researcher, clinician, and speaker. In her clinical practice she works with trafficking survivors using trauma-informed yoga group therapy and also has a clinical practice supporting children and adolescents with anxiety and other challenges. She holds clinical social work licensure in DC, Florida, Virginia, and Maryland and is a Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT-200. She is the founder and executive director of the Restoring Ivy Collective in Washington, D.C., a survivor-led organization which provides referral and outreach, group therapy, and support to survivors of sex trafficking with a focus on intentional community.
Trauma-Informed Care in Organizational Culture