Full Name
Rashida George MA
Job Title
Restorative Justice Consultant
DC Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Service
Speaker Bio
Ms. Rashida George has more than 20 years of experience serving families and youth. She studied social work at Columbia University School of Social Work and later at the Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training. She also has experience in empirically-based treatment modalities including; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Systems Therapy (FST), Trauma and Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents (TGCTA) and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Ms. George believes that healthy relationships are connected to our overall health and well being. She is committed to supporting her clients through their experiences toward their desired destination. She is a registered Yoga Therapist RYT-200 and Nationally Certified Restorative Justice Practitioner. She uses these practices to provide healing opportunities, assist clients in decreasing anxiety and stress, increase awareness and connection to the body and to develop creative problem-solving techniques. Ms. George prioritizes her clients' needs and creates a safe space for authenticity and respect so that they may use their innate strengths to accomplish their goals.