Amanda Dishon Brown, Ph.D.

Dr. Amanda Dishon Brown, is an Assistant Clinical Professor and the current Master of Social Work (MSW) Program Director in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky. As a certified trauma specialist, and a dually licensed social worker and marriage/family therapist, she has over a decade of experience working with individuals, couples, and families who have experienced trauma and are on their post-traumatic growth and healing journey. Additionally, she provides trauma-responsive consultations with local, professional helping agencies. Her teaching and research focus on interventions that are resiliency based and integrative of both traditional/body-based healing techniques. In her free time, she enjoys being in nature, going for hikes, peddling/thrifting, camping with her family, and gardening.

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