Our Founder

Dr. Denyse Hicks’ professional career has been dedicated to improving
the mental health of women and their children, especially minority and underserved

As a clinical psychologist with a specialty in psychological trauma, she has
devoted her career to providing mental health education, to involvement in clinical
research, and to the campaigning for local and federal programs directed to services
for the underprivileged.

Dr. Hicks has received numerous prestigious professional and community awards,
including the Extraordinary Woman Award of 2001.