Get to Know us: Amirthini Keefe

Amirthini Keefe MSW, LICSW is the Director of Client Services at the Domestic Abuse Project. Amirthini has over 14 years of experience working with trauma survivors through her work with youth homelessness, foster care and adoption, veteran homelessness, and most recently with refugees and asylum seekers who were tortured in their home country. Amirthini values the idea of therapy as social justice and the impact providers have in recognizing and advocating for the human rights of their client’s through service delivery, public education and community collaboration. Amirthini completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance with a minor in Family Violence Prevention and her master’s degree in Social Work.  She has five years of post-graduate education in psychoanalysis through the Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and has completed two years of training in Somatic Experiencing©, which is a body-based trauma treatment model.