Danisha Bonner joined the Sanctuary Institute in 2016. She is a full-time faculty consultant providing guidance, training and support to agencies implementing the Model. She has worked as a licensed counselor through the state of Ohio for over fifteen years. Throughout her life, she has worked and served in various capacities, touching the lives of countless individuals.
Her career has taken her to elementary, middle and high schools, residential group homes and correctional facilities, and the campuses of colleges and universities in both mental health and substance abuse. She has had the privilege of working with individuals and families to assist with servicing their mental health needs and to provide stability in their lives. Her services to the community locally and across the country include establishing and facilitating programs geared towards youth, young adults, and programs with specific focuses on pre-teen and adolescent girls, and women. She has worked and taught in various settings for personal and professional growth and enrichment for over twenty years. Her training as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Training Supervisor, and her passion to see people live balanced and successful lives, has been displayed in her professional and personal endeavors. Danisha is an Adjunct Professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. Danisha holds both a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a minor in Professional Education, and a Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from Xavier University.