Amber Brown was born in Maryland and raised in Durham, North Carolina. She is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at North Carolina Central University and previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Cum Laude, from North Carolina Central University.
Amber previously worked as a research assistant in the NCCU Ella Baker Community Training Lab through which she coordinated and facilitated programs for freshman students. She is currently researching Race-Based Traumatic Stress, Posttraumatic Growth, and Mindfulness. Amber’s other academic and research interests are in holistic wellness, resilience, and positive mental health outcomes, particularly for the Black community.
Amber has practiced yoga since 2007 and began teaching yoga in 2017. Multiple trauma-informed yoga trainings influence her style of mindfully talking students through the positioning of their bodies within a safe, accessible yoga practice. Amber also enjoys traveling and writing short stories and poetry in her free time.