Domenique Harrison received a master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology in 2019, a master's degree in Public Health from New York University in 2014, and a BA in History from Haverford College in 2012. As a racial equity expert on her team, Domenique strives to help others build awareness, have challenging conversations, and uplift marginalized and disenfranchised Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) voices. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Domenique led a 15-episode series entitled Educators OverComing Under Stress. The series covered topics such as supporting teachers with psychological first aid, teaching during a traumatic pandemic, strategies to promote wellbeing, co-regulation, exposing racial inequity, and how to effectively reopen schools.
Before joining the DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence team, Domenique worked as a psychotherapist in community mental health, co-authored two emergency response plans for New York City and New Jersey, planned over 30 events in Med Tech and Healthcare Innovation, and wrote case studies for 6 UN member countries on their HIV/AIDS workplace programs. Domenique is a curriculum developer and trainer at the DMH + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence, where she has co-created online courses and curricula and has facilitated online and in-person training sessions on topics related to implicit bias, sensitive communication, trauma and resilience informed care, emotional intelligence, and professional wellbeing for professionals across Los Angeles County.