Deb earned an Ed.D. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and an M.A. in Psychology from the College of William & Mary. Deb is a Psychology professor at Montgomery County Community College and a yoga instructor. Deb specializes in trauma-sensitive yoga and has been teaching yoga to military veterans and female survivors of the sex-trafficking industry for 8 years. She also leads a mindfulness retreat for student veterans each spring. Deb has conducted numerous workshops for yoga teachers, educators, and service professionals on the role of mindfulness in mitigating trauma’s impact on the mind and body and in fostering post-traumatic growth.