Layla Asamarai, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist and approved eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) consultant. She is currently working at Ramsey County, Minnesota, as a senior clinical psychologist and is the founder and owner of Luminous Mind Inc. She possesses a clinical background that highlights experience in policy change, program development and working with communities of color, survivors of torture, and individuals that struggle with complex and generational trauma. Her experience began in Minneapolis, Minnesota and was followed by eight years of clinical work in Dubai, UAE. In 2016 she returned to serve her community in the Twin Cities Metro Area of Minnesota. In addition to direct service to clients and their families, she enjoys teaching, consultation, and program development.