Dr. French is an award winning licensed counseling psychologist. She provides psychotherapy, education, consultation, and research on intersecting identities and systems of oppression. Her passion is to enhance the well being of People and Communities of Color. She specializes in racial and sexual trauma and recovery, specifically among people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color.
Dr. French’s recent first authored article, “Toward a psychological framework for radical healing in Communities of Color” published in The Counseling Psychologist (2020) is ranked in the top 5% on Altmetrics publication data with over 30,000 views and downloads in the first two years. Her research on men’s sexual victimization has been featured in several news outlets including Time, US News, and Huffington Post.
Dr. French has been sought out for her expertise in multicultural and social justice education. She offers education for psychology trainees and professionals, and she provides intersectional consultation for universities and nonprofit organizations across the country.
Dr. French has held multiple leadership roles in the American Psychological Association (APA) including currently serving on the APA Council of Representative’s Council Leadership Team. Her work has been recognized with awards throughout her career, including the APA Minority Fellowship Program, APA Divisions 17, 35, and 45, and the Minnesota Psychological Association.