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Dr. Chitra Raghavan


Chitra Raghavan, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in New York City specializing in assessment of sex trafficking, domestic violence, sexual harassment, rape, sexual assault, and any other abusive interactions, and the traumatic outcomes these situations engender.  


Dr. Raghavan is currently a tenured full professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is also the Deputy Director of the Forensic Mental Health Counseling Program and the Coordinator for the Victimology Studies in Forensic Psychology.


In 2014, Dr. Raghavan was named one of “New York’s New Abolitionists” by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition for her work in promoting human rights for women and fight human trafficking.

Professor of Psychology and Director of The Forensic Mental Health Counseling Program, John Jay College

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