• New York University, Master of Social Work


  • Licensed Master Social Worker – Virginia and New York

Rashida Latef, LMSW



Rashida Latef is a Licensed Master Social Worker in the State of Virginia. She received her Master’s degree from New York University. Her anti-oppressive praxis – informed by years of being a psychotherapist, yoga teacher, and community organizer – affirms Black life, LGBTQGNC identity, pronouns, diverse relationships, sex work, and consent. Ms. Latef’s experience includes but is not limited to, working with clients from diverse communities who suffer from trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, domestic violence, and powerlessness.

Ms. Latef enjoys psychoeducation and building a partnership with her clients that explores various approaches to solutions for problems that feel palpable and overwhelming. She uses evidence-based practices such as motivational interviewing, trauma-informed cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and breathing exercises that will help you regulate and function optimally.

Rashida Latef is a patient, effective listener, and ready to be your accompagnateur.  Whether your process is delicate or vigorous, she facilitates a safe, client-centered practice.

She looks forward to meeting and working with you!