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About Dr. Hill

Dr. LaWanda Hill is the owner of Hill Psychological and Consultation Services, and a full time psychologist at Stanford University where she is the lead clinician and strategist for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives at the Counseling and Psychological Services Center.

 

Dr.  Hill holds both a Doctorate of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology and a Masters degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Houston as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the historically black college Southern University and A&M College. She is a licensed psychologist, consultant, and curator of transformative spaces.


Dr. Hill specializes in providing culturally sensitive group work services, individual therapy, curated conversations, and DEI consultation and trainings. She also specializes in sexual wellness for Black women and women of color. She is passionate about empowering women to embrace their full sexuality and crafting custom spaces, tailored for the healing and growth of her clients.

 

Dr. Hill is a proud  native of  northern Louisiana, and possesses an enduring love for assisting others in the journey of self-discovery and holistic growth since her early years of childhood. 

 

She speaks of her work saying, "It is truly life-giving and rewarding to create unique and enlightening spaces, whether intimate or large. I am proud to be a provocateur for change and champion for wellness. I consider my mission candid in words and complex in meaning: to empower others to be the highest version of themselves." 

Dr. Hill's philosophy is built on the notion that as individuals we do not exist in a vacuum.  She assists her clients in exploring the cultural, contextual, and systemic factors that may be restrictive and limiting, and therefore impact their overall psychological health and well-being. 


Dr. Hill's work experience spans private practice, university counseling centers, a federal correctional institution,  a veterans administration center, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, inpatient substance abuse clinics, residential treatment for adolescent girls in foster care and the juvenile justice system.


Above all, she is oriented in service and dedicated to lending her voice to Black liberation, female empowerment, and social justice.