Dr. Nataka Moore

Dr. Nataka Moore is of African-American heritage. Dr. Moore is on faulty at Adler University in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Moore is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of clinical and academic experience. Dr. Moore currently sees individuals and couples in her private practice. Dr. Moore, as a human rights activist, has led major social justice based national and international initiatives and has won the 2019 social justice award at Adler University for her work. In Cuba her work centered around racial equity and women's rights as she co-led a delegation of 19 women through her work with the US women and Cuba Collaboration. Dr. Moore has been recognized by the Women Issues Committee through the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology and was awarded the 2017 Diversity Award for her commitment to women's issues and intersectionality. In the Dominican Republic and Liberia, she worked with issues related to human rights and mental health. In October of 2022 through the support of a Department of State grant and an Adler University Seed grant, she worked in Madagascar addressing post-partum depression with rural Malagasy women. Dr. Moore has sat on multiple boards over the years including Heartland Alliance Human Care service. Lastly, Dr. Moore continues to serve BIPOC folx in promoting well-being and addressing mental health needs in the Chicagoland area through health fairs, seminars, workshops, consultation and activism as is her passion.