Jamila Allouane

EAP Clinician

Dr. Allouane serves as a mental health clinician at the USAID Staff Care Service Center. She is a clinical social worker whose career journey integrates experiences in higher education, community mental health, and hospitals, with an emphasis on trauma-informed care. She has extensive experience working with survivors of torture, asylum seekers, survivors of sexual violence and interpersonal violence, providing clinical services for individuals facing profound challenges and trauma. She also has expertise in treating anxiety, adjustment issues, grief, and mood concerns, utilizing evidence-based interventions to support individuals in their journey towards healing and well-being. Her experience includes Brown University in Rhode Island, Hopkins Medicine and EveryMind in Maryland.

Jamila holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Algiers, Algeria; a master’s degree in communication studies from the University of Bordeaux, France; a master’s degree in social welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles; and doctorate in social work from the University of Kentucky. She is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

In her free time, she enjoys finding solace and relaxation in moments of quiet and stillness, often punctuated by leisurely indulging in long walks.