Danielle Rousseau is an Assistant Professor at Boston University. She is a licensed therapist and certified yoga teacher. Dr. Rousseau’s professional focus has been in trauma services and gender advocacy. She is a social justice researcher and practitioner. Dr. Rousseau worked in the field of forensic mental health as a therapist in correctional facilities, winning multiple awards for her service.
She also served communities doing crisis response and victim advocacy. Her research, teaching and practice focus on justice, trauma, gender, mental health, mindfulness, and resilience. She is an advocate of integrative, holistic approaches that support embodied self-care. She has received multiple grants including a grant from the Florida Blue Foundation to develop, implement and evaluate an opioid specific mindfulness curriculum. Dr. Rousseau’s work is published in many academic books and journals, and she is currently editing a book on yoga and sexual trauma. She is a sought-after national speaker and trainer and has developed a diverse range of curricula and trainings.