D. FREDRICA BROOKS-DAVIS, M.A., M.A., Psy.D, PA Executive Director and Founder

Dr. Brooks-Davis is the Executive Director and Founder of the Restoration Center, a vision she received from God at 16 and realized in 2006. With over 25 years of service to the African American community, she has worked in juvenile detention facilities, community-based mental health agencies, and the African American Church. Her mission is to reduce the stigma of mental health within the African American community and faith-based institutions, provide culturally sensitive care, and help marginalized groups thrive.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Brooks-Davis is passionate about training and mentoring graduate students and those seeking professional licenses in psychology, social work, or counseling. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University, a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University, and both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Regent University, specializing in program development and consultation. She is a Psychology Associate in Maryland and also serves as a Personal and Executive Coach.

Dr. Brooks-Davis has published articles, presented at numerous conferences, and facilitates workshops and training sessions. She co-authored “Mental Health Ministry – The Struggle is Real,” offering practical steps for Christian ministries to support those with mental health challenges. She also serves as a Subject Matter Expert and Mental Health Consultant with the National Mass Violent Center in Charleston, South Carolina, assisting in recovery efforts following hate-based or faith-based mass violent events in the African American community.