Abigail Asper joined the Psych Hub team in August 2019 as Mental Health Specialist. In her role as Mental Health Specialist, she is responsible for ensuring that Psych Hub videos and learning hubs are evidence-based, clinically sound, and trauma-informed as well as overseeing Psych Hub continuing education initiatives.
Along with lived experience of mental illness and losing a loved one to suicide, Ms. Asper has years of professional experience in mental health, social justice, and clinical settings. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from College of Charleston Honors College and a Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Before joining the Psych Hub team, she worked as an NGO Representative to the United Nations for the International Federation of Social Workers, a case manager on an assertive community treatment team for older adults with serious mental illnesses, a victim advocate at a rape crisis center, and a phone counselor at a crisis hotline. She is also a published author, editor, and researcher. Most recently, she was an editor of Behavioral Science in the Global Arena, Volume I, a text for which she authored two chapters: “Migrant Adaptation and Well-Being” and “Gender Equity and Reproductive Justice”.
Email Abigail at firstname.lastname@example.org