Dr. Elizabeth Bowman, LICSW, LCSW-C
Elizabeth Bowman 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, researcher, and speaker. In her clinical practice, she works with trafficking survivors using trauma-informed yoga therapy and also has a clinical practice supporting children and adolescents with anxiety and other challenges.
Her nonprofit, The Restoring Ivy Collective, works to establish an intentional community for survivors through authentic social connection and mental health support. Her research areas include the intersection of child welfare and sex trafficking, organizational culture and supervision in child welfare, and special populations issues in trafficking, including LGBT and Deaf youth. She holds clinical social work licensure in DC and Maryland and is a Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT-200.