Shanita Brown is a licensed professional counselor, counselor educator and speaker who believes in fostering transformative and empowering dialogue about intimate partner violence and mental health wellness. She is the founder of Dr. Shanita Brown, LLC, a platform created to break the silence and empower change.
Dr. Brown has over 10 years of experience in the clinical mental health field working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence in a variety of settings, including private practice and community mental health agencies. Dr. Brown's extensive service includes work with the North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission and currently serves on the board of directors for the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault. She has published scholarly articles in her area of expertise. She is a servant leader and has traveled throughout the country providing trainings and presentations to increase awareness about violence against women and influence the next generation of advocates and leaders. Dr. Brown has a PhD in Counselor Education from North Carolina State University and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Counselor Education at East Carolina University.