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Dr. Tyffani Dent


Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent is a licensed psychologist, trainer, and author. Her primary areas of interests are sexual violence prevention and intervention on the continuum, the role of intersectionality in the lives of Black and Brown girls/women, racial trauma & radical healing, social justice work within the mental health profession, culturally informed work with those within the juvenile justice and Child Welfare systems, and diversity, equity, inclusion practices within nonprofit organizations. She has been featured on local and national news programs addressing the importance of emotional wellness in Black communities, mental health in times of national crisis, and the school-to-prison pipeline’s impact on Black Girls. She is a former recipient of the Visionary Voice Award by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, has been recognized by Who’s Who In Black Cleveland twice, is a 2022 Career Mastered Emerging Leader Honoree,  as well as being deemed a Radical Truthteller by the Truth Telling Project in Ferguson, Missouri.


Dr. Tyffani is the author of five books: Girls Got Issues: A Woman’s Guide to Self-discovery & Healing, You Got This! A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up, Black Girl: Unapologetically, and  Reclaiming Me: Beginning My Journey to Overcoming Human Trafficking (free for therapists/agencies working with teen survivors of human trafficking). Her most recent workbook, Girl, Get Free: An Expressive Guide for Black College Women was released in November 2023. She is also the co-author of two others works: Becoming Who I Want to Be: A Good Lives Workbook for Young Women and its accompanying Counselor’s Edition.  

Dr. Dent has served on several national, state, and local boards/committees addressing sexual violence prevention/intervention as well as the emotional wellness of girls and women. Dr. Dent is the developer of two curricula geared towards work with Black women survivors of sexual assault: Sisters of Tamar Support Circle (SoTSC) and Sister Circle as well as the Culturally Informed Work with Black Women Survivors: Training & Self-inquiry Manual. Dr. Dent is the Owner of Monford Dent Consulting & Psychological Services, LLC. and the Co-Founder/Executive Director of Living At The Intersections, Inc. (LATI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to intentionally provide space and education for and regarding Black girls/Emerging Adults and Black nonbinary youth; helping to create a world in which they can do more than exist. A world in which they can and truly LIVE and be seen as their authentic selves.



Books By Dr. Dent
Available on Amazon or request at your local bookstore


HT Workbook available for free download. 

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  • Trainings for mental health and educational personnel

  • Assessment services (under contract)

  • Program development & consultation



  • Social/Racial Justice from a Mental Health Framework

  • Culturally-informed Mental Health Services

  • Emotional Wellness for Black Women, Girls, & Femmes

  • Work with Children/Adolescents Who Have Caused Sexual Harm

  • Survivor-Centered Treatment

  • Professional Development for Mental Health Professionals

  • Professional Development for Educators focused on socio-emotional intelligence and mental health presentation (some sessions in conjunction with Dr. Carolyn Strong

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500 Terry Francois St. San Francisco, CA 94158

Tel: 123-456-7890

Fax: 123-456-7890


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